How many tech industry employees will be laid off in February 2023 and March 2023, according to Layoffs.fyi?
Closed Mar 22, 2023 10:00PM UTC
As economic outlooks weaken, tech companies have begun laying off workers (Nonrival, BBC, US News & World Report). The question will be suspended on 31 March 2023 and the outcome determined using data as reported by the website Layoffs.fyi (Layoffs.fyi, see "Layoff Charts" and hover your cursor over the chart for monthly data). Data will be accessed for resolution at approximately 5:00PM on 7 April 2023. As of the launch of this question, layoffs for 10,249 employees were reported in December 2022.
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The question closed "30,000 or more in both February 2023 and March 2023" with a closing date of 22 March 2023.
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|Possible Answer||Correct?||Final Crowd Forecast|
|30,000 or more in February 2023, but not March 2023||25%|
|30,000 or more in March 2023, but not February 2023||0%|
|30,000 or more in both February 2023 and March 2023||75%|
|Fewer than 30,000 in both February 2023 and March 2023||0%|
Crowd Forecast Profile
|Number of Forecasters||27|
|Average for questions in their first 3 months: 166|
|Number of Forecasts||110|
|Average for questions in their first 3 months: 367|
|Participants in this question vs. all forecasters||average|