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Table 7. Private sector gross job gains and losses as a percent of total employment by state, seasonally adjusted

Table 7.  Private sector gross job gains and losses as a percent of total employment by state, seasonally adjusted

                        Gross job gains as a percent of employment    Gross job losses as a percent of employment
State                              (3 months ended)                               (3 months ended)

                        Sept.   Dec.     Mar.     June    Sept.       Sept.    Dec.      Mar.    June     Sept.
                        2012    2012     2013     2013    2013        2012     2012      2013    2013     2013

United States(1)...      6.2     6.4      6.4      6.4     6.1         6.0      5.8       5.6      5.8     5.8

Alabama.....             5.7     5.8      6.0      5.9     5.5         5.7      5.5       5.4      5.5     5.6
Alaska.....              9.0     9.8     10.7     10.6     9.7        10.3     10.1       9.6     10.0     9.8
Arizona.....             6.7     6.9      6.2      6.2     6.4         5.7      5.8       5.9      6.1     5.5
Arkansas.....            5.5     6.0      5.7      5.2     5.8         6.1      5.3       5.5      5.8     5.4
California.....          6.8     7.4      9.0      7.0     6.7         6.4      6.2       5.9      6.4     6.1
Colorado.....            6.9     7.1      7.1      7.1     7.0         6.5      6.2       6.2      6.1     6.3
Connecticut.....         5.2     5.4      5.1      5.6     5.3         5.4      5.1       5.2      4.8     5.4
Delaware.....            6.2     6.8      6.5      6.5     6.5         6.2      5.7       5.9      5.8     6.0
District of Columbia..   5.8     6.8      5.7      6.1     5.8         6.1      5.5       5.4      5.6     5.3
Florida.....             7.3     7.1      6.7      7.1     7.0         6.7      6.3       6.0      6.3     6.2

Georgia.....             6.4     6.8      6.6      6.6     6.6         6.2      5.9       5.7      6.2     6.0
Hawaii.....              5.6     5.4      5.1      5.2     5.3         4.7      4.3       4.8      5.2     4.9
Idaho.....               8.2     7.9      8.1      8.0     7.7         7.0      7.2       7.2      7.5     7.2
Illinois.....            5.5     5.3      5.5      5.8     5.7         5.4      5.2       5.5      5.3     5.8
Indiana.....             5.7     5.9      5.6      5.7     5.5         5.5      5.4       5.3      5.3     5.3
Iowa.....                5.7     5.7      5.8      6.0     5.8         5.6      5.5       5.4      5.4     5.5
Kansas.....              5.6     6.3      5.6      6.2     6.1         6.1      5.4       5.5      5.5     5.7
Kentucky.....            5.7     6.5      5.8      5.8     5.8         5.9      5.5       5.8      5.6     5.4
Louisiana.....           6.6     7.0      6.7      6.2     6.6         6.7      5.9       6.1      6.3     6.0
Maine.....               6.7     7.0      6.7      8.1     7.3         7.3      7.5       7.0      6.4     7.4

Maryland.....            6.3     6.4      6.3      6.2     6.2         6.3      6.3       5.8      6.1     6.1
Massachusetts.....       5.3     5.4      6.2      6.1     5.4         5.6      5.3       4.9      5.0     5.5
Michigan.....            6.2     6.0      6.0      6.3     5.9         5.9      5.4       5.0      5.8     5.8
Minnesota.....           6.0     5.9      6.0      6.1     5.5         5.6      5.7       5.2      5.2     5.5
Mississippi.....         6.4     6.8      5.9      5.8     6.1         6.2      6.1       5.5      6.0     5.8
Missouri.....            5.9     6.4      6.5      5.9     5.8         5.9      5.6       5.5      5.4     5.7
Montana.....             7.9     8.3      8.1      8.0     7.7         7.3      7.8       7.4      7.7     7.5
Nebraska.....            5.6     5.9      6.0      6.0     6.1         5.5      5.2       5.4      5.7     5.6
Nevada.....              5.9     6.0      6.3      6.6     6.0         5.7      5.7       5.4      5.5     5.7
New Hampshire.....       6.4     6.5      6.3      6.8     6.0         6.9      6.4       6.1      5.9     6.5

New Jersey.....          6.2     6.4      6.3      6.6     6.2         6.3      6.2       5.8      5.6     6.0
New Mexico.....          6.4     7.4      6.2      6.7     6.5         6.6      6.2       6.5      6.8     6.7
New York.....            6.3     6.4      6.3      6.4     6.4         6.2      6.1       5.9      5.8     6.1
North Carolina.....      6.3     6.5      6.0      6.3     6.2         6.0      5.9       5.7      5.8     5.8
North Dakota.....        8.3     8.3      8.3      7.2     8.3         7.2      6.8       6.6      7.9     6.9
Ohio.....                5.6     6.1      5.9      6.2     5.5         5.7      5.5       5.6      5.3     5.6
Oklahoma.....            6.1     6.7      6.0      6.1     6.1         6.0      5.6       6.0      5.7     5.6
Oregon.....              7.1     7.0      7.2      7.1     7.0         6.4      6.6       6.1      6.2     6.2
Pennsylvania.....        5.4     5.5      5.5      5.3     5.2         5.4      5.1       5.3      5.2     5.2
Rhode Island.....        6.0     6.3      6.1      6.5     6.2         6.3      6.0       5.8      5.7     6.1

South Carolina.....      5.8     6.6      5.8      6.3     6.2         5.9      5.4       5.6      5.5     5.6
South Dakota.....        6.4     6.3      6.3      6.5     6.2         6.2      6.2       6.2      5.8     6.3
Tennessee.....           5.6     6.1      5.4      5.5     5.4         5.5      5.1       5.1      5.4     5.2
Texas.....               5.9     6.1      5.9      5.8     5.9         5.2      5.0       5.1      5.0     5.2
Utah.....                6.9     7.3      7.3      7.0     6.8         6.1      6.1       6.3      6.5     6.2
Vermont.....             7.0     7.6      7.0      7.3     7.1         7.0      7.1       6.7      7.8     7.4
Virginia.....            6.4     6.0      5.7      5.6     5.9         6.1      5.6       5.5      5.6     5.9
Washington.....          7.0     7.1      8.6      7.3     7.0         6.6      6.5       6.2      6.1     6.4
West Virginia.....       6.4     6.4      6.3      6.1     5.9         6.8      6.5       6.1      6.6     6.4
Wisconsin.....           5.4     5.7      5.4      5.8     5.5         5.5      5.3       5.2      5.4     5.4

Wyoming.....             8.6     9.5      8.7      8.5     8.2         8.7      8.4       8.5      9.0     8.1
Puerto Rico.....         6.2     6.8      5.6      5.9     6.1         6.3      5.9       6.4      6.2     6.6
Virgin Islands.....      5.3     7.0      5.6      5.0     5.5         7.7      5.6       6.5      6.5     6.8

(1) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.

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Last Modified Date: April 29, 2014
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