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Table 5: Total Layoffs(*) and Layoffs from New Firms for the 12 Months Ending June 30, 1998

Total Layoffs Layoffs from New Firms Percent of Total
Agriculture 250 39 15.6%
Mining 1,573 311 19.8%
Construction 5,020 1,015 20.2%
Manufacturing 1,114 129 11.6%
Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities 771 147 19.1%
Wholesale Trade 370 82 22.2%
Retail Trade 2,252 434 19.3%
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate 264 47 17.8%
Services 3,647 485 13.3%
Public Administration 432 5 1.2%
Nonclassified 977 0 0.0%
Total 16,670 2,694 16.2%

* "Layoffs" are the sum of Unemployment Insurance (UI) initial claims and additional claims, and represents the number of jobs lost.


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