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

Gross job gains                   6,847   7,110   7,200   7,143   6,975    6.2    6.4    6.4    6.4    6.1
 At expanding establishments      5,552   5,769   5,623   5,839   5,686    5.0    5.2    5.0    5.2    5.0
 At opening establishments        1,295   1,341   1,577   1,304   1,289    1.2    1.2    1.4    1.2    1.1
Gross job losses                  6,614   6,401   6,286   6,477   6,554    6.0    5.8    5.6    5.8    5.8
 At contracting establishments    5,436   5,199   5,136   5,267   5,403    4.9    4.7    4.6    4.7    4.8
 At closing establishments        1,178   1,202   1,150   1,210   1,151    1.1    1.1    1.0    1.1    1.0
Net employment change               233     709     914     666     421     .2     .6     .8     .6     .3

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,338   1,359   1,345   1,370   1,309    6.9    7.0    6.8    6.9    6.6
 At expanding establishments      1,129   1,147   1,151   1,165   1,109    5.8    5.9    5.8    5.9    5.6
 At opening establishments          209     212     194     205     200    1.1    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0
Gross job losses                  1,301   1,315   1,224   1,273   1,248    6.7    6.7    6.2    6.4    6.3
 At contracting establishments    1,090   1,097   1,020   1,067   1,053    5.6    5.6    5.2    5.4    5.3
 At closing establishments          211     218     204     206     195    1.1    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0
Net employment change                37      44     121      97      61     .2     .3     .6     .5     .3

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     277     279     277     287     257   14.0   14.0   13.7   14.2   12.7
 At expanding establishments        236     238     238     249     220   11.9   11.9   11.8   12.3   10.9
 At opening establishments           41      41      39      38      37    2.1    2.1    1.9    1.9    1.8
Gross job losses                    276     288     250     272     262   13.9   14.4   12.4   13.4   13.0
 At contracting establishments      240     250     214     235     228   12.1   12.5   10.6   11.6   11.3
 At closing establishments           36      38      36      37      34    1.8    1.9    1.8    1.8    1.7
Net employment change                 1      -9      27      15      -5     .1    -.4    1.3     .8    -.3

Construction

Gross job gains                     648     667     674     661     655   11.6   11.9   11.7   11.4   11.3
 At expanding establishments        516     534     553     534     529    9.2    9.5    9.6    9.2    9.1
 At opening establishments          132     133     121     127     126    2.4    2.4    2.1    2.2    2.2
Gross job losses                    614     604     600     616     588   11.0   10.7   10.5   10.6   10.1
 At contracting establishments      484     474     476     494     473    8.7    8.4    8.3    8.5    8.1
 At closing establishments          130     130     124     122     115    2.3    2.3    2.2    2.1    2.0
Net employment change                34      63      74      45      67     .6    1.2    1.2     .8    1.2

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     413     413     394     422     397    3.5    3.4    3.3    3.5    3.3
 At expanding establishments        377     375     360     382     360    3.2    3.1    3.0    3.2    3.0
 At opening establishments           36      38      34      40      37     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    411     423     374     385     398    3.5    3.5    3.2    3.2    3.3
 At contracting establishments      366     373     330     338     352    3.1    3.1    2.8    2.8    2.9
 At closing establishments           45      50      44      47      46     .4     .4     .4     .4     .4
Net employment change                 2     -10      20      37      -1     .0    -.1     .1     .3     .0

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   5,509   5,751   5,855   5,773   5,666    6.1    6.3    6.4    6.2    6.1
 At expanding establishments      4,423   4,622   4,472   4,674   4,577    4.9    5.1    4.9    5.0    4.9
 At opening establishments        1,086   1,129   1,383   1,099   1,089    1.2    1.2    1.5    1.2    1.2
Gross job losses                  5,313   5,086   5,062   5,204   5,306    5.9    5.6    5.5    5.6    5.7
 At contracting establishments    4,346   4,102   4,116   4,200   4,350    4.8    4.5    4.5    4.5    4.7
 At closing establishments          967     984     946   1,004     956    1.1    1.1    1.0    1.1    1.0
Net employment change               196     665     793     569     360     .2     .7     .9     .6     .4

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     267     280     273     288     274    4.7    4.9    4.8    5.0    4.7
 At expanding establishments        217     227     227     237     227    3.8    4.0    4.0    4.1    3.9
 At opening establishments           50      53      46      51      47     .9     .9     .8     .9     .8
Gross job losses                    262     257     251     253     258    4.7    4.5    4.4    4.4    4.5
 At contracting establishments      208     200     194     199     205    3.7    3.5    3.4    3.5    3.6
 At closing establishments           54      57      57      54      53    1.0    1.0    1.0     .9     .9
Net employment change                 5      23      22      35      16     .0     .4     .4     .6     .2

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     848     921     895     946     888    5.6    6.2    6.0    6.3    5.8
 At expanding establishments        708     788     777     816     760    4.7    5.3    5.2    5.4    5.0
 At opening establishments          140     133     118     130     128     .9     .9     .8     .9     .8
Gross job losses                    875     829     874     768     851    5.8    5.6    5.8    5.1    5.6
 At contracting establishments      764     710     768     664     750    5.1    4.8    5.1    4.4    4.9
 At closing establishments          111     119     106     104     101     .7     .8     .7     .7     .7
Net employment change               -27      92      21     178      37    -.2     .6     .2    1.2     .2

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     221     263     207     219     226    5.3    6.3    4.9    5.2    5.3
 At expanding establishments        189     231     177     185     195    4.5    5.5    4.2    4.4    4.6
 At opening establishments           32      32      30      34      31     .8     .8     .7     .8     .7
Gross job losses                    208     211     236     210     209    5.0    5.0    5.5    5.0    4.9
 At contracting establishments      174     173     205     177     173    4.2    4.1    4.8    4.2    4.1
 At closing establishments           34      38      31      33      36     .8     .9     .7     .8     .8
Net employment change                13      52     -29       9      17     .3    1.3    -.6     .2     .4

Utilities

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

Information

Gross job gains                     129     141     114     134     129    4.8    5.2    4.2    4.9    4.8
 At expanding establishments        108     116      97     114     108    4.0    4.3    3.6    4.2    4.0
 At opening establishments           21      25      17      20      21     .8     .9     .6     .7     .8
Gross job losses                    140     121     119     125     135    5.2    4.5    4.4    4.6    5.0
 At contracting establishments      118      96      99     101     113    4.4    3.6    3.7    3.7    4.2
 At closing establishments           22      25      20      24      22     .8     .9     .7     .9     .8
Net employment change               -11      20      -5       9      -6    -.4     .7    -.2     .3    -.2

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     354     376     346     365     350    4.7    5.0    4.5    4.8    4.6
 At expanding establishments        285     293     282     296     282    3.8    3.9    3.7    3.9    3.7
 At opening establishments           69      83      64      69      68     .9    1.1     .8     .9     .9
Gross job losses                    333     326     325     328     346    4.4    4.3    4.3    4.4    4.5
 At contracting establishments      262     251     250     255     275    3.5    3.3    3.3    3.4    3.6
 At closing establishments           71      75      75      73      71     .9    1.0    1.0    1.0     .9
Net employment change                21      50      21      37       4     .3     .7     .2     .4     .1

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,325   1,403   1,255   1,358   1,360    7.4    7.8    6.9    7.3    7.3
 At expanding establishments      1,080   1,132   1,035   1,112   1,116    6.0    6.3    5.7    6.0    6.0
 At opening establishments          245     271     220     246     244    1.4    1.5    1.2    1.3    1.3
Gross job losses                  1,256   1,229   1,179   1,261   1,237    7.0    6.8    6.4    6.8    6.7
 At contracting establishments    1,003     977     940     995     994    5.6    5.4    5.1    5.4    5.4
 At closing establishments          253     252     239     266     243    1.4    1.4    1.3    1.4    1.3
Net employment change                69     174      76      97     123     .4    1.0     .5     .5     .6

Education and health services

Gross job gains                     840     836   1,200     838     886    4.3    4.3    6.0    4.1    4.3
 At expanding establishments        708     701     681     689     737    3.6    3.6    3.4    3.4    3.6
 At opening establishments          132     135     519     149     149     .7     .7    2.6     .7     .7
Gross job losses                    746     717     743     848     778    3.9    3.6    3.7    4.2    3.8
 At contracting establishments      618     590     600     673     630    3.2    3.0    3.0    3.3    3.1
 At closing establishments          128     127     143     175     148     .7     .6     .7     .9     .7
Net employment change                94     119     457     -10     108     .4     .7    2.3    -.1     .5

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,162   1,176   1,202   1,245   1,177    8.5    8.5    8.5    8.8    8.2
 At expanding establishments        891     904     958     978     914    6.5    6.5    6.8    6.9    6.4
 At opening establishments          271     272     244     267     263    2.0    2.0    1.7    1.9    1.8
Gross job losses                  1,169   1,091   1,038   1,107   1,183    8.5    7.8    7.4    7.8    8.3
 At contracting establishments      960     881     844     909     980    7.0    6.3    6.0    6.4    6.9
 At closing establishments          209     210     194     198     203    1.5    1.5    1.4    1.4    1.4
Net employment change                -7      85     164     138      -6     .0     .7    1.1    1.0    -.1

Other services

Gross job gains                     275     269     272     285     274    7.2    7.0    7.1    7.4    7.0
 At expanding establishments        218     209     218     227     218    5.7    5.4    5.7    5.9    5.6
 At opening establishments           57      60      54      58      56    1.5    1.6    1.4    1.5    1.4
Gross job losses                    281     266     256     265     271    7.3    6.9    6.7    6.9    6.9
 At contracting establishments      219     207     199     208     212    5.7    5.4    5.2    5.4    5.4
 At closing establishments           62      59      57      57      59    1.6    1.5    1.5    1.5    1.5
Net employment change                -6       3      16      20       3    -.1     .1     .4     .5     .1

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately

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