United States Challenger Job Cuts  1994-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

US based employers announced plans to shed 28,307 workers from payrolls in July of 2017, a 9 percent decline from 31,105 in June and the lowest since November. Retail lead all sectors with 3,862 announced cuts, followed by health care (3,634); services (2,607); aerospace/defense (2,295); consumer products (1,918); energy (1,614); food (1,601); industrial goods (1,531); financial (1,474); computer (1,448) and automotive (951). Year-on-year, planned layoffs fell 37.6 percent. So far this year, employers announced 255,307 cuts, down 28.9 percent from the 359,100 plans announced through the first seven months of 2016. Challenger Job Cuts in the United States averaged 66326.48 Persons from 1994 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 248475 Persons in January of 2002 and a record low of 15100 Persons in June of 1997.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-01 11:30 AM May 51.7K 36.6K 38.2K
2017-07-06 11:30 AM Jun 31.1K 33.1K 45.3K
2017-08-03 11:30 AM Jul 28.3K 31.1K 33.5K
2017-08-31 11:30 AM Aug 28.3K 27.9K
2017-10-05 11:30 AM Sep 29.3K
2017-11-02 11:30 AM Oct 27.5K


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.40 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 209.00 231.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 205.00 187.00 1089.00 -816.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 4.00 37.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 16.00 12.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 244.00 241.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1951.00 1967.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 178.00 191.00 384.00 -846.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 153513.00 153168.00 153513.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6981.00 6977.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.30 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.80 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.11 1.04 2.80 1.01 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.00 9.10 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 108.79 108.62 109.00 17.12 Index Points [+]
Productivity 107.90 107.70 107.90 27.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 5665.00 6371.00 6371.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6163.00 5702.00 6163.00 2196.00 Thousands [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 28307.00 31105.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.10 22.04 22.10 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 20.96 20.77 20.96 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 2.95 3.49 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.50 0.80 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 1.50 3.30 32.00 -48.40 Index Points [+]
Population 324.30 322.06 324.30 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1496.20 1497.50 1497.50 1433.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1407.76 1399.20 1407.76 1302.75 USD/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 27535.00 27142.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 125921.00 125975.00 125987.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.20 60.10 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1780.00 1810.00 1860.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4130.00 4150.00 4150.00 4000.00 USD/Month [+]


United States Challenger Job Cuts Notes

Challenger Job-Cut Report provides information on the number of announced corporate layoffs by industry and region. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Challenger Job Cuts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Challenger Job Cuts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
28307.00 31105.00 248475.00 15100.00 1994 - 2017 Persons Monthly
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