August 4, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Job gains and losses by firm size, fourth quarter 2010

Private sector gross job gains and losses by firm size, Q1 2000–Q4 2010
3 months ended Total Firm size 1–49 employees Firm size 50–249 employees Firm size 250 or more
Net change Gross job Net change Gross job Net change Gross job Net change Gross job
Gains Losses Gains Losses Gains Losses Gains Losses

Mar 2000

910,000 7,443,000 6,533,000 308,000 3,745,000 3,437,000 191,000 1,417,000 1,226,000 411,000 2,281,000 1,870,000

Jun 2000

460,000 6,972,000 6,512,000 43,000 3,528,000 3,485,000 80,000 1,322,000 1,242,000 337,000 2,122,000 1,785,000

Sep 2000

316,000 7,062,000 6,746,000 76,000 3,627,000 3,551,000 92,000 1,348,000 1,256,000 148,000 2,087,000 1,939,000

Dec 2000

266,000 6,885,000 6,619,000 33,000 3,512,000 3,479,000 60,000 1,300,000 1,240,000 173,000 2,073,000 1,900,000

Mar 2001

52,000 7,033,000 6,981,000 23,000 3,508,000 3,485,000 −87,000 1,277,000 1,364,000 116,000 2,248,000 2,132,000

Jun 2001

−843,000 6,432,000 7,275,000 −123,000 3,393,000 3,516,000 −180,000 1,223,000 1,403,000 −540,000 1,816,000 2,356,000

Sep 2001

−1,214,000 6,124,000 7,338,000 −271,000 3,333,000 3,604,000 −253,000 1,142,000 1,395,000 −690,000 1,649,000 2,339,000

Dec 2001

−1,041,000 6,146,000 7,187,000 −118,000 3,325,000 3,443,000 −200,000 1,138,000 1,338,000 −723,000 1,683,000 2,406,000

Mar 2002

70,000 6,602,000 6,532,000 54,000 3,402,000 3,348,000 −52,000 1,194,000 1,246,000 68,000 2,006,000 1,938,000

Jun 2002

−61,000 6,416,000 6,477,000 69,000 3,379,000 3,310,000 −7,000 1,191,000 1,198,000 −123,000 1,846,000 1,969,000

Sep 2002

−176,000 6,190,000 6,366,000 20,000 3,335,000 3,315,000 −46,000 1,144,000 1,190,000 −150,000 1,711,000 1,861,000

Dec 2002

−247,000 6,114,000 6,361,000 −3,000 3,299,000 3,302,000 −73,000 1,106,000 1,179,000 −171,000 1,709,000 1,880,000

Mar 2003

−326,000 6,112,000 6,438,000 −135,000 3,257,000 3,392,000 −56,000 1,127,000 1,183,000 −135,000 1,728,000 1,863,000

Jun 2003

−137,000 6,108,000 6,245,000 112,000 3,346,000 3,234,000 −26,000 1,133,000 1,159,000 −223,000 1,629,000 1,852,000

Sep 2003

193,000 6,162,000 5,969,000 120,000 3,327,000 3,207,000 21,000 1,127,000 1,106,000 52,000 1,708,000 1,656,000

Dec 2003

310,000 6,218,000 5,908,000 146,000 3,340,000 3,194,000 32,000 1,128,000 1,096,000 132,000 1,750,000 1,618,000

Mar 2004

430,000 6,306,000 5,876,000 153,000 3,392,000 3,239,000 137,000 1,194,000 1,057,000 140,000 1,720,000 1,580,000

Jun 2004

621,000 6,471,000 5,850,000 169,000 3,387,000 3,218,000 141,000 1,196,000 1,055,000 311,000 1,888,000 1,577,000

Sep 2004

197,000 6,243,000 6,046,000 88,000 3,379,000 3,291,000 88,000 1,175,000 1,087,000 21,000 1,689,000 1,668,000

Dec 2004

759,000 6,494,000 5,735,000 274,000 3,480,000 3,206,000 101,000 1,172,000 1,071,000 384,000 1,842,000 1,458,000

Mar 2005

368,000 6,320,000 5,952,000 66,000 3,416,000 3,350,000 97,000 1,161,000 1,064,000 205,000 1,743,000 1,538,000

Jun 2005

570,000 6,435,000 5,865,000 243,000 3,476,000 3,233,000 146,000 1,198,000 1,052,000 181,000 1,761,000 1,580,000

Sep 2005

701,000 6,672,000 5,971,000 218,000 3,510,000 3,292,000 85,000 1,195,000 1,110,000 398,000 1,967,000 1,569,000

Dec 2005

506,000 6,406,000 5,900,000 169,000 3,462,000 3,293,000 45,000 1,140,000 1,095,000 292,000 1,804,000 1,512,000

Mar 2006

734,000 6,372,000 5,638,000 316,000 3,530,000 3,214,000 217,000 1,203,000 986,000 201,000 1,639,000 1,438,000

Jun 2006

423,000 6,381,000 5,958,000 138,000 3,446,000 3,308,000 122,000 1,197,000 1,075,000 163,000 1,738,000 1,575,000

Sep 2006

24,000 6,099,000 6,075,000 −16,000 3,325,000 3,341,000 21,000 1,128,000 1,107,000 19,000 1,646,000 1,627,000

Dec 2006

449,000 6,386,000 5,937,000 113,000 3,396,000 3,283,000 68,000 1,145,000 1,077,000 268,000 1,845,000 1,577,000

Mar 2007

430,000 6,241,000 5,811,000 179,000 3,438,000 3,259,000 107,000 1,146,000 1,039,000 144,000 1,657,000 1,513,000

Jun 2007

216,000 6,288,000 6,072,000 −9,000 3,348,000 3,357,000 118,000 1,188,000 1,070,000 107,000 1,752,000 1,645,000

Sep 2007

−269,000 5,904,000 6,173,000 −130,000 3,252,000 3,382,000 −61,000 1,075,000 1,136,000 −78,000 1,577,000 1,655,000

Dec 2007

264,000 6,241,000 5,977,000 −13,000 3,307,000 3,320,000 48,000 1,131,000 1,083,000 229,000 1,803,000 1,574,000

Mar 2008

−308,000 5,755,000 6,063,000 −149,000 3,226,000 3,375,000 −4,000 1,066,000 1,070,000 −155,000 1,463,000 1,618,000

Jun 2008

−505,000 5,891,000 6,396,000 −263,000 3,190,000 3,453,000 −27,000 1,106,000 1,133,000 −215,000 1,595,000 1,810,000

Sep 2008

−1,034,000 5,496,000 6,530,000 −355,000 3,041,000 3,396,000 −168,000 1,015,000 1,183,000 −511,000 1,440,000 1,951,000

Dec 2008

−1,883,000 5,334,000 7,217,000 −712,000 2,901,000 3,613,000 −385,000 941,000 1,326,000 −786,000 1,492,000 2,278,000

Mar 2009

−2,652,000 4,545,000 7,197,000 −974,000 2,715,000 3,689,000 −598,000 801,000 1,399,000 −1,080,000 1,029,000 2,109,000

Jun 2009

−1,735,000 5,198,000 6,933,000 −452,000 2,960,000 3,412,000 −266,000 963,000 1,229,000 −1,017,000 1,275,000 2,292,000

Sep 2009

−977,000 5,131,000 6,108,000 −386,000 2,815,000 3,201,000 −134,000 928,000 1,062,000 −457,000 1,388,000 1,845,000

Dec 2009

−306,000 5,399,000 5,705,000 −179,000 2,931,000 3,110,000 −55,000 956,000 1,011,000 −72,000 1,512,000 1,584,000

Mar 2010

−270,000 4,998,000 5,268,000 −220,000 2,809,000 3,029,000 3,000 899,000 896,000 −53,000 1,290,000 1,343,000

Jun 2010

688,000 5,802,000 5,114,000 237,000 3,070,000 2,833,000 217,000 1,081,000 864,000 234,000 1,651,000 1,417,000

Sep 2010

121,000 5,432,000 5,311,000 −28,000 2,879,000 2,907,000 64,000 988,000 924,000 85,000 1,565,000 1,480,000

Dec 2010

482,000 5,727,000 5,245,000 45,000 2,996,000 2,951,000 86,000 1,025,000 939,000 351,000 1,706,000 1,355,000

These data are featured in the TED article, Job gains and losses by firm size, fourth quarter 2010.

 

 

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