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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

                                   Sept.   Dec.    Mar.    June    Sept.  Sept.  Dec.   Mar.   June   Sept. 
                                   2014    2014    2015    2015    2015   2014   2014   2015   2015   2015
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,235   7,658   6,947   7,554   7,292    6.3    6.6    5.9    6.4    6.1
 At expanding establishments      5,905   6,279   5,666   6,220   5,958    5.1    5.4    4.8    5.3    5.0
 At opening establishments        1,330   1,379   1,281   1,334   1,334    1.2    1.2    1.1    1.1    1.1
Gross job losses                  6,710   6,563   6,721   6,725   6,874    5.8    5.7    5.7    5.7    5.8
 At contracting establishments    5,523   5,322   5,558   5,541   5,657    4.8    4.6    4.7    4.7    4.8
 At closing establishments        1,187   1,241   1,163   1,184   1,217    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0
Net employment change               525   1,095     226     829     418     .5     .9     .2     .7     .3

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,357   1,393   1,321   1,387   1,275    6.7    6.8    6.4    6.7    6.2
 At expanding establishments      1,157   1,195   1,136   1,195   1,099    5.7    5.8    5.5    5.8    5.3
 At opening establishments          200     198     185     192     176    1.0    1.0     .9     .9     .9
Gross job losses                  1,236   1,269   1,298   1,331   1,302    6.0    6.2    6.3    6.4    6.3
 At contracting establishments    1,047   1,070   1,113   1,138   1,110    5.1    5.2    5.4    5.5    5.4
 At closing establishments          189     199     185     193     192     .9    1.0     .9     .9     .9
Net employment change               121     124      23      56     -27     .7     .6     .1     .3    -.1

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     286     280     284     263     243   13.8   13.4   13.5   13.0   12.3
 At expanding establishments        248     243     250     229     211   12.0   11.6   11.9   11.3   10.7
 At opening establishments           38      37      34      34      32    1.8    1.8    1.6    1.7    1.6
Gross job losses                    253     285     297     332     285   12.3   13.7   14.2   16.3   14.5
 At contracting establishments      220     250     264     296     251   10.7   12.0   12.6   14.5   12.8
 At closing establishments           33      35      33      36      34    1.6    1.7    1.6    1.8    1.7
Net employment change                33      -5     -13     -69     -42    1.5    -.3    -.7   -3.3   -2.2

Construction

Gross job gains                     663     669     652     693     643   10.8   10.8   10.3   10.9   10.0
 At expanding establishments        541     546     533     571     532    8.8    8.8    8.4    9.0    8.3
 At opening establishments          122     123     119     122     111    2.0    2.0    1.9    1.9    1.7
Gross job losses                    589     606     616     599     603    9.6    9.7    9.8    9.4    9.4
 At contracting establishments      476     485     503     484     489    7.8    7.8    8.0    7.6    7.6
 At closing establishments          113     121     113     115     114    1.8    1.9    1.8    1.8    1.8
Net employment change                74      63      36      94      40    1.2    1.1     .5    1.5     .6

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     408     444     385     431     389    3.3    3.6    3.2    3.5    3.2
 At expanding establishments        368     406     353     395     356    3.0    3.3    2.9    3.2    2.9
 At opening establishments           40      38      32      36      33     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    394     378     385     400     414    3.3    3.1    3.1    3.2    3.4
 At contracting establishments      351     335     346     358     370    2.9    2.7    2.8    2.9    3.0
 At closing establishments           43      43      39      42      44     .4     .4     .3     .3     .4
Net employment change                14      66       0      31     -25     .0     .5     .1     .3    -.2

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   5,878   6,265   5,626   6,167   6,017    6.2    6.5    5.8    6.4    6.2
 At expanding establishments      4,748   5,084   4,530   5,025   4,859    5.0    5.3    4.7    5.2    5.0
 At opening establishments        1,130   1,181   1,096   1,142   1,158    1.2    1.2    1.1    1.2    1.2
Gross job losses                  5,474   5,294   5,423   5,394   5,572    5.7    5.5    5.6    5.5    5.8
 At contracting establishments    4,476   4,252   4,445   4,403   4,547    4.7    4.4    4.6    4.5    4.7
 At closing establishments          998   1,042     978     991   1,025    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.1
Net employment change               404     971     203     773     445     .5    1.0     .2     .9     .4

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     278     293     262     284     269    4.8    5.0    4.5    4.8    4.5
 At expanding establishments        231     243     218     240     226    4.0    4.1    3.7    4.1    3.8
 At opening establishments           47      50      44      44      43     .8     .9     .8     .7     .7
Gross job losses                    255     247     256     261     263    4.3    4.2    4.4    4.4    4.4
 At contracting establishments      200     192     204     207     208    3.4    3.3    3.5    3.5    3.5
 At closing establishments           55      55      52      54      55     .9     .9     .9     .9     .9
Net employment change                23      46       6      23       6     .5     .8     .1     .4     .1

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     904     952     908     990     919    5.8    6.2    5.9    6.3    5.8
 At expanding establishments        773     829     787     863     791    5.0    5.4    5.1    5.5    5.0
 At opening establishments          131     123     121     127     128     .8     .8     .8     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    911     842     873     825     930    5.9    5.4    5.6    5.2    5.9
 At contracting establishments      800     728     763     714     817    5.2    4.7    4.9    4.5    5.2
 At closing establishments          111     114     110     111     113     .7     .7     .7     .7     .7
Net employment change                -7     110      35     165     -11    -.1     .8     .3    1.1    -.1

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     251     330     228     257     264    5.7    7.3    5.0    5.6    5.7
 At expanding establishments        217     297     197     223     228    4.9    6.6    4.3    4.9    4.9
 At opening establishments           34      33      31      34      36     .8     .7     .7     .7     .8
Gross job losses                    211     205     272     230     224    4.8    4.6    6.0    5.0    4.9
 At contracting establishments      175     170     242     198     188    4.0    3.8    5.3    4.3    4.1
 At closing establishments           36      35      30      32      36     .8     .8     .7     .7     .8
Net employment change                40     125     -44      27      40     .9    2.7   -1.0     .6     .8

Utilities

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

Information

Gross job gains                     140     145     124     147     143    5.1    5.3    4.5    5.4    5.2
 At expanding establishments        117     119     107     126     121    4.3    4.3    3.9    4.6    4.4
 At opening establishments           23      26      17      21      22     .8    1.0     .6     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    140     136     128     132     145    5.2    5.0    4.7    4.8    5.2
 At contracting establishments      119     110     104     110     122    4.4    4.0    3.8    4.0    4.4
 At closing establishments           21      26      24      22      23     .8    1.0     .9     .8     .8
Net employment change                 0       9      -4      15      -2    -.1     .3    -.2     .6     .0

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     361     384     341     385     367    4.7    5.0    4.3    4.9    4.7
 At expanding establishments        289     302     275     314     298    3.8    3.9    3.5    4.0    3.8
 At opening establishments           72      82      66      71      69     .9    1.1     .8     .9     .9
Gross job losses                    345     344     330     332     345    4.5    4.4    4.2    4.2    4.4
 At contracting establishments      271     263     257     259     270    3.5    3.4    3.3    3.3    3.4
 At closing establishments           74      81      73      73      75    1.0    1.0     .9     .9    1.0
Net employment change                16      40      11      53      22     .2     .6     .1     .7     .3

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,395   1,570   1,253   1,438   1,401    7.3    8.1    6.5    7.3    7.1
 At expanding establishments      1,142   1,292   1,025   1,179   1,141    6.0    6.7    5.3    6.0    5.8
 At opening establishments          253     278     228     259     260    1.3    1.4    1.2    1.3    1.3
Gross job losses                  1,263   1,277   1,320   1,296   1,308    6.6    6.6    6.8    6.6    6.6
 At contracting establishments    1,007   1,002   1,085   1,037   1,044    5.3    5.2    5.6    5.3    5.3
 At closing establishments          256     275     235     259     264    1.3    1.4    1.2    1.3    1.3
Net employment change               132     293     -67     142      93     .7    1.5    -.3     .7     .5

Education and health services

Gross job gains                     934     930     855     933     961    4.5    4.5    4.1    4.4    4.5
 At expanding establishments        770     765     706     777     804    3.7    3.7    3.4    3.7    3.8
 At opening establishments          164     165     149     156     157     .8     .8     .7     .7     .7
Gross job losses                    792     778     818     810     823    3.9    3.8    3.9    3.9    3.9
 At contracting establishments      637     619     642     651     653    3.1    3.0    3.1    3.1    3.1
 At closing establishments          155     159     176     159     170     .8     .8     .8     .8     .8
Net employment change               142     152      37     123     138     .6     .7     .2     .5     .6

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,214   1,257   1,235   1,308   1,244    8.3    8.5    8.3    8.7    8.2
 At expanding establishments        953     981     964   1,032     987    6.5    6.6    6.5    6.9    6.5
 At opening establishments          261     276     271     276     257    1.8    1.9    1.8    1.8    1.7
Gross job losses                  1,235   1,146   1,112   1,197   1,209    8.4    7.7    7.4    7.9    8.1
 At contracting establishments    1,024     932     916     996   1,005    7.0    6.3    6.1    6.6    6.7
 At closing establishments          211     214     196     201     204    1.4    1.4    1.3    1.3    1.4
Net employment change               -21     111     123     111      35    -.1     .8     .9     .8     .1

Other services

Gross job gains                     286     284     276     301     280    7.2    7.2    7.0    7.5    7.0
 At expanding establishments        228     226     218     240     228    5.7    5.7    5.5    6.0    5.7
 At opening establishments           58      58      58      61      52    1.5    1.5    1.5    1.5    1.3
Gross job losses                    284     274     266     267     281    7.1    6.8    6.6    6.6    7.0
 At contracting establishments      224     213     209     209     218    5.6    5.3    5.2    5.2    5.4
 At closing establishments           60      61      57      58      63    1.5    1.5    1.4    1.4    1.6
Net employment change                 2      10      10      34      -1     .1     .4     .4     .9     .0

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately

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Last Modified Date: April 27, 2016
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