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Business Response Survey to the Coronavirus Pandemic

BRS Charts

Percentage of establishments that continued paying employees who were told not to work during the coronavirus pandemic while they were not working, by state, compared to the national average
State Compared with U.S. private sector average Percentage

Total U.S., private sector

N/A 51.25%

Alabama

Substantially higher 64.26

Alaska

Relatively similar 48.58

Arizona

Substantially higher 57.80

Arkansas

Relatively similar 53.64

California

Substantially lower 42.46

Colorado

Relatively similar 54.72

Connecticut

Relatively similar 48.13

Delaware

Relatively similar 49.96

District of Columbia

Relatively similar 54.37

Florida

Substantially higher 62.44

Georgia

Relatively similar 56.21

Hawaii

Substantially lower 44.27

Idaho

Relatively similar 54.39

Illinois

Relatively similar 53.05

Indiana

Relatively similar 56.19

Iowa

Relatively similar 54.40

Kansas

Substantially higher 61.09

Kentucky

Relatively similar 47.26

Louisiana

Substantially higher 58.99

Maine

Relatively similar 46.77

Maryland

Relatively similar 53.07

Massachusetts

Relatively similar 46.98

Michigan

Substantially lower 40.81

Minnesota

Substantially lower 45.91

Mississippi

Substantially higher 65.79

Missouri

Substantially higher 56.51

Montana

Relatively similar 48.57

Nebraska

Substantially higher 60.42

Nevada

Relatively similar 50.39

New Hampshire

Relatively similar 47.54

New Jersey

Substantially lower 42.93

New Mexico

Relatively similar 51.73

New York

Substantially lower 42.32

North Carolina

Relatively similar 49.68

North Dakota

Relatively similar 55.63

Ohio

Relatively similar 47.59

Oklahoma

Substantially higher 62.85

Oregon

Substantially lower 44.59

Pennsylvania

Substantially lower 44.53

Puerto Rico

Relatively similar 54.16

Rhode Island

Substantially lower 43.60

South Carolina

Substantially higher 56.90

South Dakota

Substantially higher 60.79

Tennessee

Relatively similar 55.60

Texas

Substantially higher 60.93

Utah

Relatively similar 54.48

Vermont

Substantially lower 43.01

Virginia

Relatively similar 53.92

Washington

Substantially lower 44.63

West Virginia

Relatively similar 46.70

Wisconsin

Relatively similar 47.85

Wyoming

Relatively similar 53.23