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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.
                        2014    2014     2015     2015    2015        2014     2014      2015    2015     2015

United States(1)...      6.3     6.6      5.9      6.4     6.1         5.8      5.7       5.7      5.7     5.8

Alabama.....             5.9     6.0      5.6      5.9     5.8         5.5      5.2       5.4      5.3     5.6
Alaska.....              9.5    10.6     10.4     10.6     9.0        10.4     10.4       9.2     10.8    10.2
Arizona.....             6.4     7.0      6.0      5.9     6.8         5.5      5.3       5.7      5.7     5.4
Arkansas.....            6.0     6.6      5.4      5.9     6.1         5.5      5.1       5.7      5.3     5.2
California.....          7.1     7.4      6.8      6.8     6.9         6.2      6.4       6.2      6.5     5.8
Colorado.....            7.3     7.0      6.9      7.0     7.1         6.1      6.1       6.1      6.4     6.4
Connecticut.....         5.2     5.4      4.8      5.8     5.1         5.3      5.2       5.1      4.8     5.8
Delaware.....            6.3     7.0      5.7      7.6     6.1         6.2      5.4       7.3      5.6     6.1
District of Columbia..   5.7     5.5      5.5      6.2     6.2         5.4      5.3       5.4      5.4     5.5
Florida.....             7.3     7.1      6.3      6.9     6.8         6.1      6.0       5.6      5.9     5.8

Georgia.....             6.8     6.9      6.2      6.7     6.5         5.9      5.5       5.6      5.7     5.9
Hawaii.....              5.3     5.2      4.9      4.9     5.1         4.5      4.4       4.8      5.0     4.8
Idaho.....               7.5     8.0      9.1      7.5     7.8         7.3      7.0       7.0      7.1     7.1
Illinois.....            5.7     6.2      5.8      6.2     5.4         5.8      5.5       5.7      5.2     5.7
Indiana.....             5.4     6.3      5.3      5.7     5.4         5.3      5.0       5.3      5.1     5.3
Iowa.....                5.8     6.1      5.9      6.1     5.6         5.8      5.6       5.4      5.9     6.0
Kansas.....              5.7     6.2      5.7      6.0     5.7         5.8      5.4       5.8      5.8     5.7
Kentucky.....            6.2     6.6      5.5      6.4     6.0         5.5      5.3       6.0      5.5     5.6
Louisiana.....           6.8     6.8      6.1      6.3     6.2         5.9      5.8       6.7      6.8     6.2
Maine.....               6.7     7.2      6.5      8.0     6.5         7.0      7.2       7.0      6.4     7.1

Maryland.....            6.5     6.7      5.9      7.0     6.5         6.3      6.2       6.2      5.9     6.3
Massachusetts.....       5.7     6.0      5.1      6.3     5.4         5.5      5.2       5.4      5.0     5.6
Michigan.....            5.4     6.2      5.2      6.1     5.4         5.7      5.2       5.1      5.2     5.7
Minnesota.....           5.6     5.8      5.6      6.1     5.4         5.7      5.4       5.2      5.2     5.9
Mississippi.....         6.2     6.9      5.5      6.3     6.2         6.0      5.4       6.4      5.9     5.8
Missouri.....            5.7     6.3      5.6      6.0     5.7         5.7      5.1       5.4      5.2     5.5
Montana.....             8.1     8.5      9.1      8.0     7.6         8.1      8.0       7.2      8.4     7.7
Nebraska.....            6.0     6.2      6.1      5.9     6.0         5.7      5.6       5.6      5.7     5.5
Nevada.....              6.6     6.6      6.3      6.2     6.2         5.7      5.3       5.3      5.7     5.3
New Hampshire.....       5.9     6.9      5.7      6.8     6.0         6.3      6.0       5.7      5.9     6.3

New Jersey.....          6.3     6.9      5.8      7.1     6.3         6.4      6.2       6.0      5.9     6.1
New Mexico.....          6.6     7.2      6.4      6.7     6.5         6.1      6.1       6.5      6.8     6.5
New York.....            6.4     6.6      5.9      6.7     6.3         6.0      5.8       5.9      5.8     6.0
North Carolina.....      6.2     6.5      5.9      6.4     6.1         5.7      5.4       5.7      5.4     5.6
North Dakota.....        8.2     8.7      7.1      6.7     7.1         6.9      6.7       8.7     11.3     8.5
Ohio.....                5.5     6.1      5.4      6.0     5.4         5.5      5.1       5.6      5.3     5.6
Oklahoma.....            6.2     6.7      5.7      6.0     6.0         5.6      5.5       6.1      6.5     6.1
Oregon.....              7.0     7.1      6.9      6.9     7.0         6.2      6.3       5.7      6.1     6.4
Pennsylvania.....        5.2     5.6      4.9      5.6     5.2         5.1      4.9       5.2      4.9     5.2
Rhode Island.....        5.9     6.4      5.3      6.6     5.8         5.8      5.6       5.8      5.8     5.7

South Carolina.....      6.0     6.8      5.7      6.5     6.2         5.8      5.0       5.5      5.6     5.8
South Dakota.....        6.2     6.3      6.3      6.3     5.9         5.9      5.8       5.7      5.9     6.1
Tennessee.....           5.7     6.2      5.2      5.9     5.8         5.0      4.8       5.2      4.8     5.1
Texas.....               6.1     6.4      5.8      6.0     5.9         5.1      5.0       5.7      5.5     5.5
Utah.....                7.1     7.2      7.3      6.9     7.0         6.0      5.8       5.9      6.1     5.9
Vermont.....             6.9     7.5      6.8      7.3     6.9         7.3      6.7       6.8      7.0     7.6
Virginia.....            5.6     5.8      6.0      6.4     6.9         5.8      5.5       5.6      5.4     5.9
Washington.....          7.1     6.9      6.7      7.2     6.5         6.2      6.1       5.6      5.8     6.7
West Virginia.....       6.2     6.6      6.0      6.3     5.8         6.5      6.0       6.7      6.6     6.8
Wisconsin.....           5.5     5.8      5.4      5.7     5.5         5.6      5.2       5.1      5.2     5.6

Wyoming.....             8.3     9.3      8.9      7.8     8.3         8.5      8.0       8.9     10.9     8.7
Puerto Rico.....         5.6     6.4      5.3      5.8     6.2         6.0      4.9       6.4      6.8     6.3
Virgin Islands.....      6.6     6.2      5.5      6.3     5.8         5.6      5.6       5.9      6.7     7.4

(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 27, 2016
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