Announcements Archive

  • NEW Employment and Wages, Annual Averages 2016

  • NEW Hurricane Irma maps and tables: Employment, wages, and establishment counts in hurricane flood zones

  • NEW Hurricane Harvey maps and tables: Employment, wages, and establishment counts in hurricane flood zones.

  • NEW QCEW BLS NAICS Search Application

  • NEW The QCEW Handbook of Methods has been re-launched. It provides a detailed explanation of how the QCEW program obtains and prepares the economic data it publishes. Comprehensive information on QCEW concepts and definitions, sources of data and methods of collection, calculations, and program history are available.

  • The QCEW Data Viewer includes over-the-year level and percent changes for third-month employment and average weekly wages. It also includes employment and wages location quotients in all tables. Table options have been expanded to include multi-year QCEW data by area and industry, and by establishment size class. Size data are available for the first quarter of each year.

  • NEW Now available: QCEW 2016 Reporter's Guide. A new source of tips on how to use QCEW data.

  • NEW TED 08/21/17: Shining a light on employment in the path of the August 21 solar eclipse

  • NEW Hurricane maps Employment, wages, and establishment counts in hurricane flood zones maps and tables of employment, wages, and establishment counts available

  • NEW Employment and Wages, Annual Averages 2015

  • As of June 2, 2015, the QCEW Data Viewer includes over-the-year level and percent changes for third-month employment and average weekly wages. Table options have been expanded to include multi-year QCEW data by area and industry, and by establishment size class. Size data are available for the first quarter of each year.

  • QCEW CSV Files Updated with Over-the-Year Changes
    QCEW NAICS data CSV files for the years 1975-2014 were updated on June 2nd to include pre-calculated over-the-year level and percent change fields. The legacy format ENB/END files and the SIC history files were not part of this update. The new QCEW over-the-year change fields are available from the Open Data Access files and from the CSV files on the QCEW Data Files page. Over-the-year change fields for third-month employment and average weekly wage are also available from the State and County Map application.

  • As of January 8, 2015, the QCEW Data Viewer includes employment and wages location quotients in all tables. Table options have been expanded to include QCEW data by establishment size class. Size data are available for the first quarter of each year.

  • QCEW File Formats and Content
    Most QCEW NAICS data flat files for the years 1975-2014 were updated on December 9th to include location quotients (LQs). Location quotients compare the concentration of an industry within a specific area to the concentration of that industry nationwide. Location quotients were calculated for each of the data points within these files. The legacy format ENB/END files and the SIC history files were not part of this update.

  • The new QCEW location quotients are available from the Open Data Access files and from the CSV files on the QCEW Data Files page. Location quotients are also available from the LQ Calculator, the State and County Map application, and the high level county files.

  • On December 2nd, BLS released updated file format documentation here (CSV) and here (Open Data) to allow users to prepare for the new format. With the December 9th release, this documentation now reflects the standard formats used in the CSV files and the Open Data Access files.

  • Research data on the nonprofit sector

  • UPDATED Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - QCEW 2013 annual average CSV files updated with correct annual average pay values. Details

  • QCEW Open Data Access: QCEW now provides a collection of CSV files designed to allow third party programmers, developers, and organizations to retrieve published QCEW data in CSV format.

  • QCEW Data Viewer: County, MSA, State, and National Data by Industry

  • Changes to QCEW Data Files

  • The Marcellus Shale gas boom in Pennsylvania: employment and wage trends

  • Changes to E&W Tables

 

Last Modified Date: September 15, 2017