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Table 3. Private sector gross job gains and losses by industry, seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Private sector gross job gains and losses by industry, seasonally adjusted

                                      Gross job gains and job losses      Gross job gains and job losses
                                           (in thousands)                   as a percent of employment

    Category                                 3 months ended                      3 months ended

                                   Dec.    Mar.    June    Sept    Dec.   Dec.   Mar.   June   Sept   Dec.  
                                   2013    2014    2014    2014    2014   2013   2014   2014   2014   2014
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,296   6,856   7,438   7,179   7,635    6.4    6.0    6.5    6.2    6.6
 At expanding establishments      5,956   5,624   6,109   5,878   6,261    5.2    4.9    5.3    5.1    5.4
 At opening establishments        1,340   1,232   1,329   1,301   1,374    1.2    1.1    1.2    1.1    1.2
Gross job losses                  6,553   6,459   6,522   6,637   6,526    5.8    5.7    5.6    5.8    5.6
 At contracting establishments    5,335   5,330   5,340   5,492   5,292    4.7    4.7    4.6    4.8    4.5
 At closing establishments        1,218   1,129   1,182   1,145   1,234    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0    1.1
Net employment change               743     397     916     542   1,109     .6     .3     .9     .4    1.0

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,357   1,355   1,410   1,335   1,384    6.8    6.8    7.0    6.5    6.8
 At expanding establishments      1,155   1,163   1,211   1,145   1,189    5.8    5.8    6.0    5.6    5.8
 At opening establishments          202     192     199     190     195    1.0    1.0    1.0     .9    1.0
Gross job losses                  1,312   1,208   1,233   1,215   1,263    6.6    6.0    6.0    6.0    6.2
 At contracting establishments    1,102   1,017   1,042   1,036   1,067    5.5    5.1    5.1    5.1    5.2
 At closing establishments          210     191     191     179     196    1.1     .9     .9     .9    1.0
Net employment change                45     147     177     120     121     .2     .8    1.0     .5     .6

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     280     288     281     279     277   13.8   14.0   13.7   13.5   13.2
 At expanding establishments        243     253     246     243     239   12.0   12.3   12.0   11.8   11.4
 At opening establishments           37      35      35      36      38    1.8    1.7    1.7    1.7    1.8
Gross job losses                    280     253     271     247     282   13.8   12.4   13.2   12.0   13.5
 At contracting establishments      243     219     237     216     249   12.0   10.7   11.5   10.5   11.9
 At closing establishments           37      34      34      31      33    1.8    1.7    1.7    1.5    1.6
Net employment change                 0      35      10      32      -5     .0    1.6     .5    1.5    -.3

Construction

Gross job gains                     653     673     692     652     665   11.1   11.2   11.4   10.7   10.7
 At expanding establishments        526     551     564     537     545    8.9    9.2    9.3    8.8    8.8
 At opening establishments          127     122     128     115     120    2.2    2.0    2.1    1.9    1.9
Gross job losses                    638     585     597     579     603   10.9    9.8    9.9    9.5    9.7
 At contracting establishments      511     468     483     471     483    8.7    7.8    8.0    7.7    7.8
 At closing establishments          127     117     114     108     120    2.2    2.0    1.9    1.8    1.9
Net employment change                15      88      95      73      62     .2    1.4    1.5    1.2    1.0

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     424     394     437     404     442    3.5    3.3    3.6    3.3    3.6
 At expanding establishments        386     359     401     365     405    3.2    3.0    3.3    3.0    3.3
 At opening establishments           38      35      36      39      37     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    394     370     365     389     378    3.3    3.0    3.0    3.2    3.1
 At contracting establishments      348     330     322     349     335    2.9    2.7    2.6    2.9    2.7
 At closing establishments           46      40      43      40      43     .4     .3     .4     .3     .4
Net employment change                30      24      72      15      64     .2     .3     .6     .1     .5

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   5,939   5,501   6,028   5,844   6,251    6.3    5.8    6.4    6.2    6.5
 At expanding establishments      4,801   4,461   4,898   4,733   5,072    5.1    4.7    5.2    5.0    5.3
 At opening establishments        1,138   1,040   1,130   1,111   1,179    1.2    1.1    1.2    1.2    1.2
Gross job losses                  5,241   5,251   5,289   5,422   5,263    5.6    5.6    5.5    5.7    5.5
 At contracting establishments    4,233   4,313   4,298   4,456   4,225    4.5    4.6    4.5    4.7    4.4
 At closing establishments        1,008     938     991     966   1,038    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0    1.1
Net employment change               698     250     739     422     988     .7     .2     .9     .5    1.0

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     286     272     284     277     293    4.9    4.7    4.9    4.8    5.0
 At expanding establishments        237     225     240     231     243    4.1    3.9    4.1    4.0    4.1
 At opening establishments           49      47      44      46      50     .8     .8     .8     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    251     251     248     251     246    4.3    4.4    4.3    4.3    4.2
 At contracting establishments      192     196     191     199     191    3.3    3.4    3.3    3.4    3.3
 At closing establishments           59      55      57      52      55    1.0    1.0    1.0     .9     .9
Net employment change                35      21      36      26      47     .6     .3     .6     .5     .8

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     944     877     969     897     950    6.2    5.7    6.3    5.8    6.2
 At expanding establishments        818     757     837     771     829    5.4    4.9    5.4    5.0    5.4
 At opening establishments          126     120     132     126     121     .8     .8     .9     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    835     879     827     905     834    5.5    5.8    5.3    5.9    5.4
 At contracting establishments      720     775     716     798     722    4.7    5.1    4.6    5.2    4.7
 At closing establishments          115     104     111     107     112     .8     .7     .7     .7     .7
Net employment change               109      -2     142      -8     116     .7    -.1    1.0    -.1     .8

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     283     232     244     248     329    6.5    5.4    5.6    5.6    7.3
 At expanding establishments        252     199     210     215     297    5.8    4.6    4.8    4.9    6.6
 At opening establishments           31      33      34      33      32     .7     .8     .8     .7     .7
Gross job losses                    206     244     206     212     203    4.8    5.6    4.7    4.8    4.6
 At contracting establishments      168     210     172     176     169    3.9    4.8    3.9    4.0    3.8
 At closing establishments           38      34      34      36      34     .9     .8     .8     .8     .8
Net employment change                77     -12      38      36     126    1.7    -.2     .9     .8    2.7

Utilities

Gross job gains                      12      14      12      12      14    2.2    2.6    2.2    2.2    2.6
 At expanding establishments         11      12      11      11      12    2.0    2.2    2.0    2.0    2.2
 At opening establishments            1       2       1       1       2     .2     .4     .2     .2     .4
Gross job losses                     16      11      13      11      12    3.0    2.0    2.4    2.0    2.2
 At contracting establishments       14      10      12      10      10    2.6    1.8    2.2    1.8    1.8
 At closing establishments            2       1       1       1       2     .4     .2     .2     .2     .4
Net employment change                -4       3      -1       1       2    -.8     .6    -.2     .2     .4

Information

Gross job gains                     136     122     141     139     145    5.0    4.5    5.2    5.1    5.2
 At expanding establishments        113     101     119     117     119    4.2    3.7    4.4    4.3    4.3
 At opening establishments           23      21      22      22      26     .8     .8     .8     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    123     127     133     138     134    4.5    4.6    4.9    5.0    4.8
 At contracting establishments      101     107     111     118     108    3.7    3.9    4.1    4.3    3.9
 At closing establishments           22      20      22      20      26     .8     .7     .8     .7     .9
Net employment change                13      -5       8       1      11     .5    -.1     .3     .1     .4

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     368     324     374     357     383    4.8    4.2    4.9    4.6    5.0
 At expanding establishments        288     262     305     288     301    3.8    3.4    4.0    3.7    3.9
 At opening establishments           80      62      69      69      82    1.0     .8     .9     .9    1.1
Gross job losses                    356     343     333     340     341    4.6    4.5    4.3    4.4    4.4
 At contracting establishments      278     269     262     268     261    3.6    3.5    3.4    3.5    3.4
 At closing establishments           78      74      71      72      80    1.0    1.0     .9     .9    1.0
Net employment change                12     -19      41      17      42     .2    -.3     .6     .2     .6

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,455   1,258   1,438   1,378   1,554    7.7    6.7    7.6    7.2    8.0
 At expanding establishments      1,187   1,034   1,187   1,137   1,283    6.3    5.5    6.3    5.9    6.6
 At opening establishments          268     224     251     241     271    1.4    1.2    1.3    1.3    1.4
Gross job losses                  1,256   1,263   1,236   1,247   1,269    6.7    6.7    6.5    6.5    6.5
 At contracting establishments    1,000   1,026     983   1,000     994    5.3    5.4    5.2    5.2    5.1
 At closing establishments          256     237     253     247     275    1.4    1.3    1.3    1.3    1.4
Net employment change               199      -5     202     131     285    1.0     .0    1.1     .7    1.5

Education and health services

Gross job gains                     886     827     882     927     930    4.4    4.1    4.3    4.5    4.5
 At expanding establishments        725     694     731     768     764    3.6    3.4    3.6    3.7    3.7
 At opening establishments          161     133     151     159     166     .8     .7     .7     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    781     779     836     786     780    3.9    3.8    4.1    3.8    3.8
 At contracting establishments      626     640     671     632     616    3.1    3.1    3.3    3.1    3.0
 At closing establishments          155     139     165     154     164     .8     .7     .8     .7     .8
Net employment change               105      48      46     141     150     .5     .3     .2     .7     .7

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,209   1,197   1,275   1,199   1,250    8.4    8.3    8.8    8.2    8.4
 At expanding establishments        945     942   1,003     950     979    6.6    6.5    6.9    6.5    6.6
 At opening establishments          264     255     272     249     271    1.8    1.8    1.9    1.7    1.8
Gross job losses                  1,121   1,075   1,162   1,226   1,140    7.8    7.4    8.0    8.4    7.7
 At contracting establishments      914     876     961   1,024     930    6.4    6.0    6.6    7.0    6.3
 At closing establishments          207     199     201     202     210    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.4
Net employment change                88     122     113     -27     110     .6     .9     .8    -.2     .7

Other services

Gross job gains                     272     280     302     282     283    7.0    7.1    7.6    7.1    7.1
 At expanding establishments        214     224     241     227     226    5.5    5.7    6.1    5.7    5.7
 At opening establishments           58      56      61      55      57    1.5    1.4    1.5    1.4    1.4
Gross job losses                    273     252     268     280     272    7.0    6.4    6.7    7.1    6.8
 At contracting establishments      214     197     211     222     212    5.5    5.0    5.3    5.6    5.3
 At closing establishments           59      55      57      58      60    1.5    1.4    1.4    1.5    1.5
Net employment change                -1      28      34       2      11     .0     .7     .9     .0     .3

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately

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Last Modified Date: July 29, 2015
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