May 2, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Gross job gains and losses, third quarter 2011

Private sector gross job gains and gross job losses, seasonally adjusted, September 1992–September 2011
3 months ended Gross job gains Gross job losses

Sep 1992

7,353,000 6,727,000

Dec 1992

6,957,000 6,869,000

Mar 1993

7,164,000 6,839,000

Jun 1993

7,258,000 6,512,000

Sep 1993

7,567,000 6,576,000

Dec 1993

7,345,000 6,775,000

Mar 1994

7,428,000 6,837,000

Jun 1994

7,686,000 6,778,000

Sep 1994

8,023,000 6,716,000

Dec 1994

7,502,000 7,078,000

Mar 1995

7,840,000 7,042,000

Jun 1995

7,647,000 7,285,000

Sep 1995

8,010,000 7,129,000

Dec 1995

7,793,000 7,456,000

Mar 1996

7,987,000 7,490,000

Jun 1996

8,026,000 7,393,000

Sep 1996

8,205,000 7,466,000

Dec 1996

8,167,000 7,390,000

Mar 1997

8,270,000 7,448,000

Jun 1997

8,031,000 7,446,000

Sep 1997

8,543,000 7,614,000

Dec 1997

8,578,000 7,913,000

Mar 1998

8,707,000 7,960,000

Jun 1998

8,606,000 7,987,000

Sep 1998

8,537,000 7,764,000

Dec 1998

8,435,000 7,712,000

Mar 1999

8,635,000 8,252,000

Jun 1999

8,514,000 7,867,000

Sep 1999

8,599,000 7,983,000

Dec 1999

8,707,000 7,744,000

Mar 2000

8,849,000 8,022,000

Jun 2000

8,479,000 7,976,000

Sep 2000

8,525,000 8,201,000

Dec 2000

8,351,000 8,100,000

Mar 2001

8,491,000 8,610,000

Jun 2001

7,991,000 8,771,000

Sep 2001

7,630,000 8,778,000

Dec 2001

7,547,000 8,556,000

Mar 2002

8,071,000 8,081,000

Jun 2002

7,868,000 7,898,000

Sep 2002

7,630,000 7,781,000

Dec 2002

7,483,000 7,724,000

Mar 2003

7,467,000 7,860,000

Jun 2003

7,398,000 7,488,000

Sep 2003

7,392,000 7,188,000

Dec 2003

7,521,000 7,224,000

Mar 2004

7,715,000 7,245,000

Jun 2004

7,754,000 7,110,000

Sep 2004

7,633,000 7,427,000

Dec 2004

7,844,000 7,087,000

Mar 2005

7,620,000 7,236,000

Jun 2005

7,774,000 7,181,000

Sep 2005

7,965,000 7,288,000

Dec 2005

7,807,000 7,313,000

Mar 2006

7,797,000 6,923,000

Jun 2006

7,758,000 7,387,000

Sep 2006

7,499,000 7,447,000

Dec 2006

7,740,000 7,285,000

Mar 2007

7,723,000 7,168,000

Jun 2007

7,630,000 7,475,000

Sep 2007

7,333,000 7,573,000

Dec 2007

7,642,000 7,368,000

Mar 2008

7,234,000 7,449,000

Jun 2008

7,255,000 7,829,000

Sep 2008

6,893,000 7,848,000

Dec 2008

6,698,000 8,517,000

Mar 2009

5,830,000 8,526,000

Jun 2009

6,395,000 8,048,000

Sep 2009

6,345,000 7,238,000

Dec 2009

6,634,000 6,872,000

Mar 2010

6,246,000 6,500,000

Jun 2010

6,969,000 6,248,000

Sep 2010

6,685,000 6,480,000

Dec 2010

7,009,000 6,427,000

Mar 2011

6,338,000 6,086,000

Jun 2011

6,892,000 6,314,000

Sep 2011

7,058,000 6,305,000

These data are featured in the TED article, Gross job gains and losses, third quarter 2011.

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