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  
                                   2013    2013    2014    2014    2014   2013   2013   2014   2014   2014
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,051   7,296   6,856   7,438   7,179    6.3    6.4    6.0    6.5    6.2
 At expanding establishments      5,708   5,956   5,624   6,109   5,878    5.1    5.2    4.9    5.3    5.1
 At opening establishments        1,343   1,340   1,232   1,329   1,301    1.2    1.2    1.1    1.2    1.1
Gross job losses                  6,583   6,553   6,459   6,522   6,637    5.8    5.8    5.7    5.6    5.8
 At contracting establishments    5,435   5,335   5,330   5,340   5,492    4.8    4.7    4.7    4.6    4.8
 At closing establishments        1,148   1,218   1,129   1,182   1,145    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0
Net employment change               468     743     397     916     542     .5     .6     .3     .9     .4

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,333   1,357   1,355   1,410   1,335    6.7    6.8    6.8    7.0    6.5
 At expanding establishments      1,120   1,155   1,163   1,211   1,145    5.6    5.8    5.8    6.0    5.6
 At opening establishments          213     202     192     199     190    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0     .9
Gross job losses                  1,261   1,312   1,208   1,233   1,215    6.4    6.6    6.0    6.0    6.0
 At contracting establishments    1,064   1,102   1,017   1,042   1,036    5.4    5.5    5.1    5.1    5.1
 At closing establishments          197     210     191     191     179    1.0    1.1     .9     .9     .9
Net employment change                72      45     147     177     120     .3     .2     .8    1.0     .5

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     263     280     288     281     279   13.1   13.8   14.0   13.7   13.5
 At expanding establishments        223     243     253     246     243   11.1   12.0   12.3   12.0   11.8
 At opening establishments           40      37      35      35      36    2.0    1.8    1.7    1.7    1.7
Gross job losses                    265     280     253     271     247   13.2   13.8   12.4   13.2   12.0
 At contracting establishments      231     243     219     237     216   11.5   12.0   10.7   11.5   10.5
 At closing establishments           34      37      34      34      31    1.7    1.8    1.7    1.7    1.5
Net employment change                -2       0      35      10      32    -.1     .0    1.6     .5    1.5

Construction

Gross job gains                     665     653     673     692     652   11.4   11.1   11.2   11.4   10.7
 At expanding establishments        531     526     551     564     537    9.1    8.9    9.2    9.3    8.8
 At opening establishments          134     127     122     128     115    2.3    2.2    2.0    2.1    1.9
Gross job losses                    593     638     585     597     579   10.2   10.9    9.8    9.9    9.5
 At contracting establishments      477     511     468     483     471    8.2    8.7    7.8    8.0    7.7
 At closing establishments          116     127     117     114     108    2.0    2.2    2.0    1.9    1.8
Net employment change                72      15      88      95      73    1.2     .2    1.4    1.5    1.2

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     405     424     394     437     404    3.3    3.5    3.3    3.6    3.3
 At expanding establishments        366     386     359     401     365    3.0    3.2    3.0    3.3    3.0
 At opening establishments           39      38      35      36      39     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    403     394     370     365     389    3.4    3.3    3.0    3.0    3.2
 At contracting establishments      356     348     330     322     349    3.0    2.9    2.7    2.6    2.9
 At closing establishments           47      46      40      43      40     .4     .4     .3     .4     .3
Net employment change                 2      30      24      72      15    -.1     .2     .3     .6     .1

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   5,718   5,939   5,501   6,028   5,844    6.1    6.3    5.8    6.4    6.2
 At expanding establishments      4,588   4,801   4,461   4,898   4,733    4.9    5.1    4.7    5.2    5.0
 At opening establishments        1,130   1,138   1,040   1,130   1,111    1.2    1.2    1.1    1.2    1.2
Gross job losses                  5,322   5,241   5,251   5,289   5,422    5.7    5.6    5.6    5.5    5.7
 At contracting establishments    4,371   4,233   4,313   4,298   4,456    4.7    4.5    4.6    4.5    4.7
 At closing establishments          951   1,008     938     991     966    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0
Net employment change               396     698     250     739     422     .4     .7     .2     .9     .5

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     279     286     272     284     277    4.9    4.9    4.7    4.9    4.8
 At expanding establishments        228     237     225     240     231    4.0    4.1    3.9    4.1    4.0
 At opening establishments           51      49      47      44      46     .9     .8     .8     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    260     251     251     248     251    4.5    4.3    4.4    4.3    4.3
 At contracting establishments      206     192     196     191     199    3.6    3.3    3.4    3.3    3.4
 At closing establishments           54      59      55      57      52     .9    1.0    1.0    1.0     .9
Net employment change                19      35      21      36      26     .4     .6     .3     .6     .5

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     899     944     877     969     897    5.9    6.2    5.7    6.3    5.8
 At expanding establishments        764     818     757     837     771    5.0    5.4    4.9    5.4    5.0
 At opening establishments          135     126     120     132     126     .9     .8     .8     .9     .8
Gross job losses                    856     835     879     827     905    5.7    5.5    5.8    5.3    5.9
 At contracting establishments      755     720     775     716     798    5.0    4.7    5.1    4.6    5.2
 At closing establishments          101     115     104     111     107     .7     .8     .7     .7     .7
Net employment change                43     109      -2     142      -8     .2     .7    -.1    1.0    -.1

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     231     283     232     244     248    5.4    6.5    5.4    5.6    5.6
 At expanding establishments        197     252     199     210     215    4.6    5.8    4.6    4.8    4.9
 At opening establishments           34      31      33      34      33     .8     .7     .8     .8     .7
Gross job losses                    210     206     244     206     212    4.9    4.8    5.6    4.7    4.8
 At contracting establishments      174     168     210     172     176    4.1    3.9    4.8    3.9    4.0
 At closing establishments           36      38      34      34      36     .8     .9     .8     .8     .8
Net employment change                21      77     -12      38      36     .5    1.7    -.2     .9     .8

Utilities

Gross job gains                      11      12      14      12      12    2.0    2.2    2.6    2.2    2.2
 At expanding establishments         10      11      12      11      11    1.8    2.0    2.2    2.0    2.0
 At opening establishments            1       1       2       1       1     .2     .2     .4     .2     .2
Gross job losses                     13      16      11      13      11    2.4    3.0    2.0    2.4    2.0
 At contracting establishments       12      14      10      12      10    2.2    2.6    1.8    2.2    1.8
 At closing establishments            1       2       1       1       1     .2     .4     .2     .2     .2
Net employment change                -2      -4       3      -1       1    -.4    -.8     .6    -.2     .2

Information

Gross job gains                     130     136     122     141     139    4.8    5.0    4.5    5.2    5.1
 At expanding establishments        108     113     101     119     117    4.0    4.2    3.7    4.4    4.3
 At opening establishments           22      23      21      22      22     .8     .8     .8     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    136     123     127     133     138    5.0    4.5    4.6    4.9    5.0
 At contracting establishments      114     101     107     111     118    4.2    3.7    3.9    4.1    4.3
 At closing establishments           22      22      20      22      20     .8     .8     .7     .8     .7
Net employment change                -6      13      -5       8       1    -.2     .5    -.1     .3     .1

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     356     368     324     374     357    4.7    4.8    4.2    4.9    4.6
 At expanding establishments        283     288     262     305     288    3.7    3.8    3.4    4.0    3.7
 At opening establishments           73      80      62      69      69    1.0    1.0     .8     .9     .9
Gross job losses                    347     356     343     333     340    4.5    4.6    4.5    4.3    4.4
 At contracting establishments      277     278     269     262     268    3.6    3.6    3.5    3.4    3.5
 At closing establishments           70      78      74      71      72     .9    1.0    1.0     .9     .9
Net employment change                 9      12     -19      41      17     .2     .2    -.3     .6     .2

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,379   1,455   1,258   1,438   1,378    7.4    7.7    6.7    7.6    7.2
 At expanding establishments      1,119   1,187   1,034   1,187   1,137    6.0    6.3    5.5    6.3    5.9
 At opening establishments          260     268     224     251     241    1.4    1.4    1.2    1.3    1.3
Gross job losses                  1,240   1,256   1,263   1,236   1,247    6.7    6.7    6.7    6.5    6.5
 At contracting establishments      998   1,000   1,026     983   1,000    5.4    5.3    5.4    5.2    5.2
 At closing establishments          242     256     237     253     247    1.3    1.4    1.3    1.3    1.3
Net employment change               139     199      -5     202     131     .7    1.0     .0    1.1     .7

Education and health services

Gross job gains                     896     886     827     882     927    4.4    4.4    4.1    4.3    4.5
 At expanding establishments        738     725     694     731     768    3.6    3.6    3.4    3.6    3.7
 At opening establishments          158     161     133     151     159     .8     .8     .7     .7     .8
Gross job losses                    782     781     779     836     786    3.8    3.9    3.8    4.1    3.8
 At contracting establishments      634     626     640     671     632    3.1    3.1    3.1    3.3    3.1
 At closing establishments          148     155     139     165     154     .7     .8     .7     .8     .7
Net employment change               114     105      48      46     141     .6     .5     .3     .2     .7

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,195   1,209   1,197   1,275   1,199    8.4    8.4    8.3    8.8    8.2
 At expanding establishments        915     945     942   1,003     950    6.4    6.6    6.5    6.9    6.5
 At opening establishments          280     264     255     272     249    2.0    1.8    1.8    1.9    1.7
Gross job losses                  1,184   1,121   1,075   1,162   1,226    8.3    7.8    7.4    8.0    8.4
 At contracting establishments      983     914     876     961   1,024    6.9    6.4    6.0    6.6    7.0
 At closing establishments          201     207     199     201     202    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.4
Net employment change                11      88     122     113     -27     .1     .6     .9     .8    -.2

Other services

Gross job gains                     280     272     280     302     282    7.2    7.0    7.1    7.6    7.1
 At expanding establishments        219     214     224     241     227    5.6    5.5    5.7    6.1    5.7
 At opening establishments           61      58      56      61      55    1.6    1.5    1.4    1.5    1.4
Gross job losses                    271     273     252     268     280    7.0    7.0    6.4    6.7    7.1
 At contracting establishments      213     214     197     211     222    5.5    5.5    5.0    5.3    5.6
 At closing establishments           58      59      55      57      58    1.5    1.5    1.4    1.4    1.5
Net employment change                 9      -1      28      34       2     .2     .0     .7     .9     .0

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately

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