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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.  
                                   2012    2013    2013    2013    2013   2012   2013   2013   2013   2013
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,110   7,200   7,143   6,975   7,265    6.4    6.4    6.4    6.1    6.4
 At expanding establishments      5,769   5,623   5,839   5,686   5,946    5.2    5.0    5.2    5.0    5.2
 At opening establishments        1,341   1,577   1,304   1,289   1,319    1.2    1.4    1.2    1.1    1.2
Gross job losses                  6,401   6,286   6,477   6,554   6,520    5.8    5.6    5.8    5.8    5.8
 At contracting establishments    5,199   5,136   5,267   5,403   5,303    4.7    4.6    4.7    4.8    4.7
 At closing establishments        1,202   1,150   1,210   1,151   1,217    1.1    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.1
Net employment change               709     914     666     421     745     .6     .8     .6     .3     .6

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,359   1,345   1,370   1,309   1,344    7.0    6.8    6.9    6.6    6.8
 At expanding establishments      1,147   1,151   1,165   1,109   1,149    5.9    5.8    5.9    5.6    5.8
 At opening establishments          212     194     205     200     195    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0    1.0
Gross job losses                  1,315   1,224   1,273   1,248   1,306    6.7    6.2    6.4    6.3    6.5
 At contracting establishments    1,097   1,020   1,067   1,053   1,099    5.6    5.2    5.4    5.3    5.5
 At closing establishments          218     204     206     195     207    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0    1.0
Net employment change                44     121      97      61      38     .3     .6     .5     .3     .3

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     279     277     287     257     279   14.0   13.7   14.2   12.7   13.7
 At expanding establishments        238     238     249     220     242   11.9   11.8   12.3   10.9   11.9
 At opening establishments           41      39      38      37      37    2.1    1.9    1.9    1.8    1.8
Gross job losses                    288     250     272     262     278   14.4   12.4   13.4   13.0   13.7
 At contracting establishments      250     214     235     228     242   12.5   10.6   11.6   11.3   11.9
 At closing establishments           38      36      37      34      36    1.9    1.8    1.8    1.7    1.8
Net employment change                -9      27      15      -5       1    -.4    1.3     .8    -.3     .0

Construction

Gross job gains                     667     674     661     655     643   11.9   11.7   11.4   11.3   11.0
 At expanding establishments        534     553     534     529     522    9.5    9.6    9.2    9.1    8.9
 At opening establishments          133     121     127     126     121    2.4    2.1    2.2    2.2    2.1
Gross job losses                    604     600     616     588     635   10.7   10.5   10.6   10.1   10.8
 At contracting establishments      474     476     494     473     509    8.4    8.3    8.5    8.1    8.7
 At closing establishments          130     124     122     115     126    2.3    2.2    2.1    2.0    2.1
Net employment change                63      74      45      67       8    1.2    1.2     .8    1.2     .2

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     413     394     422     397     422    3.4    3.3    3.5    3.3    3.5
 At expanding establishments        375     360     382     360     385    3.1    3.0    3.2    3.0    3.2
 At opening establishments           38      34      40      37      37     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    423     374     385     398     393    3.5    3.2    3.2    3.3    3.3
 At contracting establishments      373     330     338     352     348    3.1    2.8    2.8    2.9    2.9
 At closing establishments           50      44      47      46      45     .4     .4     .4     .4     .4
Net employment change               -10      20      37      -1      29    -.1     .1     .3     .0     .2

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   5,751   5,855   5,773   5,666   5,921    6.3    6.4    6.2    6.1    6.3
 At expanding establishments      4,622   4,472   4,674   4,577   4,797    5.1    4.9    5.0    4.9    5.1
 At opening establishments        1,129   1,383   1,099   1,089   1,124    1.2    1.5    1.2    1.2    1.2
Gross job losses                  5,086   5,062   5,204   5,306   5,214    5.6    5.5    5.6    5.7    5.6
 At contracting establishments    4,102   4,116   4,200   4,350   4,204    4.5    4.5    4.5    4.7    4.5
 At closing establishments          984     946   1,004     956   1,010    1.1    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.1
Net employment change               665     793     569     360     707     .7     .9     .6     .4     .7

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     280     273     288     274     284    4.9    4.8    5.0    4.7    4.9
 At expanding establishments        227     227     237     227     237    4.0    4.0    4.1    3.9    4.1
 At opening establishments           53      46      51      47      47     .9     .8     .9     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    257     251     253     258     249    4.5    4.4    4.4    4.5    4.3
 At contracting establishments      200     194     199     205     191    3.5    3.4    3.5    3.6    3.3
 At closing establishments           57      57      54      53      58    1.0    1.0     .9     .9    1.0
Net employment change                23      22      35      16      35     .4     .4     .6     .2     .6

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     921     895     946     888     942    6.2    6.0    6.3    5.8    6.2
 At expanding establishments        788     777     816     760     818    5.3    5.2    5.4    5.0    5.4
 At opening establishments          133     118     130     128     124     .9     .8     .9     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    829     874     768     851     829    5.6    5.8    5.1    5.6    5.5
 At contracting establishments      710     768     664     750     714    4.8    5.1    4.4    4.9    4.7
 At closing establishments          119     106     104     101     115     .8     .7     .7     .7     .8
Net employment change                92      21     178      37     113     .6     .2    1.2     .2     .7

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     263     207     219     226     283    6.3    4.9    5.2    5.3    6.6
 At expanding establishments        231     177     185     195     254    5.5    4.2    4.4    4.6    5.9
 At opening establishments           32      30      34      31      29     .8     .7     .8     .7     .7
Gross job losses                    211     236     210     209     204    5.0    5.5    5.0    4.9    4.8
 At contracting establishments      173     205     177     173     167    4.1    4.8    4.2    4.1    3.9
 At closing establishments           38      31      33      36      37     .9     .7     .8     .8     .9
Net employment change                52     -29       9      17      79    1.3    -.6     .2     .4    1.8

Utilities

Gross job gains                      14      10      14      11      13    2.6    1.8    2.6    2.0    2.4
 At expanding establishments         12       9      12      10      12    2.2    1.6    2.2    1.8    2.2
 At opening establishments            2       1       2       1       1     .4     .2     .4     .2     .2
Gross job losses                     12      11      14      13      16    2.2    2.0    2.6    2.4    3.0
 At contracting establishments       11      10      13      12      14    2.0    1.8    2.4    2.2    2.6
 At closing establishments            1       1       1       1       2     .2     .2     .2     .2     .4
Net employment change                 2      -1       0      -2      -3     .4    -.2     .0    -.4    -.6

Information

Gross job gains                     141     114     134     129     134    5.2    4.2    4.9    4.8    4.9
 At expanding establishments        116      97     114     108     112    4.3    3.6    4.2    4.0    4.1
 At opening establishments           25      17      20      21      22     .9     .6     .7     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    121     119     125     135     122    4.5    4.4    4.6    5.0    4.5
 At contracting establishments       96      99     101     113     100    3.6    3.7    3.7    4.2    3.7
 At closing establishments           25      20      24      22      22     .9     .7     .9     .8     .8
Net employment change                20      -5       9      -6      12     .7    -.2     .3    -.2     .4

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     376     346     365     350     365    5.0    4.5    4.8    4.6    4.8
 At expanding establishments        293     282     296     282     287    3.9    3.7    3.9    3.7    3.8
 At opening establishments           83      64      69      68      78    1.1     .8     .9     .9    1.0
Gross job losses                    326     325     328     346     354    4.3    4.3    4.4    4.5    4.6
 At contracting establishments      251     250     255     275     276    3.3    3.3    3.4    3.6    3.6
 At closing establishments           75      75      73      71      78    1.0    1.0    1.0     .9    1.0
Net employment change                50      21      37       4      11     .7     .2     .4     .1     .2

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,403   1,255   1,358   1,360   1,441    7.8    6.9    7.3    7.3    7.7
 At expanding establishments      1,132   1,035   1,112   1,116   1,179    6.3    5.7    6.0    6.0    6.3
 At opening establishments          271     220     246     244     262    1.5    1.2    1.3    1.3    1.4
Gross job losses                  1,229   1,179   1,261   1,237   1,248    6.8    6.4    6.8    6.7    6.7
 At contracting establishments      977     940     995     994     989    5.4    5.1    5.4    5.4    5.3
 At closing establishments          252     239     266     243     259    1.4    1.3    1.4    1.3    1.4
Net employment change               174      76      97     123     193    1.0     .5     .5     .6    1.0

Education and health services

Gross job gains                     836   1,200     838     886     887    4.3    6.0    4.1    4.3    4.4
 At expanding establishments        701     681     689     737     729    3.6    3.4    3.4    3.6    3.6
 At opening establishments          135     519     149     149     158     .7    2.6     .7     .7     .8
Gross job losses                    717     743     848     778     778    3.6    3.7    4.2    3.8    3.9
 At contracting establishments      590     600     673     630     622    3.0    3.0    3.3    3.1    3.1
 At closing establishments          127     143     175     148     156     .6     .7     .9     .7     .8
Net employment change               119     457     -10     108     109     .7    2.3    -.1     .5     .5

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,176   1,202   1,245   1,177   1,199    8.5    8.5    8.8    8.2    8.4
 At expanding establishments        904     958     978     914     944    6.5    6.8    6.9    6.4    6.6
 At opening establishments          272     244     267     263     255    2.0    1.7    1.9    1.8    1.8
Gross job losses                  1,091   1,038   1,107   1,183   1,118    7.8    7.4    7.8    8.3    7.7
 At contracting establishments      881     844     909     980     911    6.3    6.0    6.4    6.9    6.3
 At closing establishments          210     194     198     203     207    1.5    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.4
Net employment change                85     164     138      -6      81     .7    1.1    1.0    -.1     .7

Other services

Gross job gains                     269     272     285     274     268    7.0    7.1    7.4    7.0    6.9
 At expanding establishments        209     218     227     218     213    5.4    5.7    5.9    5.6    5.5
 At opening establishments           60      54      58      56      55    1.6    1.4    1.5    1.4    1.4
Gross job losses                    266     256     265     271     272    6.9    6.7    6.9    6.9    7.0
 At contracting establishments      207     199     208     212     213    5.4    5.2    5.4    5.4    5.5
 At closing establishments           59      57      57      59      59    1.5    1.5    1.5    1.5    1.5
Net employment change                 3      16      20       3      -4     .1     .4     .5     .1    -.1

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately

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Last Modified Date: July 30, 2014
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