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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

QCEW Total Quarterly Wages Response Rates

QCEW response rates are presented for total quarterly wages as first published. They are not updated with subsequent revisions to the data.

Table 3. QCEW Response Rates for total quarterly wages (as first published)
2020 2019 2018 2017
AREA

Qtr 1 Qtr 4 Qtr 3 Qtr 2 Qtr 1 Qtr 4 Qtr 3 Qtr 2 Qtr 1 Qtr 4 Qtr 3 Qtr 2 Qtr 1

United States (1)

97.6% 98.5% 98.2% 98.4% 97.9% 98.5% 98.5% 98.5% 97.8% 98.5% 98.4% 98.3% 97.9%

Alabama

97.7% 98.5% 97.9% 98.2% 98.5% 98.8% 98.9% 99.1% 98.1% 99.3% 99.2% 99.2% 98.5%

Alaska

91.2% 91.0% 92.6% 90.0% 89.5% 91.6% 88.6% 96.8% 96.3% 95.2% 95.6% 96.6% 98.1%

Arizona

98.5% 98.9% 99.0% 98.6% 98.3% 99.0% 98.9% 99.3% 99.0% 99.4% 99.3% 98.0% 98.5%

Arkansas

98.4% 99.2% 98.5% 98.7% 98.0% 99.0% 98.7% 98.8% 99.1% 99.0% 99.1% 99.1% 98.8%

California

99.3% 99.5% 99.6% 99.6% 99.2% 99.7% 99.5% 99.3% 99.3% 99.7% 99.5% 99.4% 99.2%

Colorado

97.8% 98.0% 97.0% 98.0% 96.1% 97.4% 97.6% 97.2% 94.8% 96.0% 97.0% 97.4% 96.4%

Connecticut

91.9% 92.6% 93.0% 92.9% 91.3% 93.6% 93.3% 93.0% 90.8% 94.2% 94.0% 90.6% 91.9%

Delaware

90.1% 94.5% 92.9% 94.4% 95.4% 96.6% 97.2% 96.5% 94.8% 97.4% 98.0% 96.5% 97.0%

District of Columbia

96.7% 97.6% 98.8% 98.2% 98.9% 99.4% 99.0% 99.1% 98.4% 98.3% 99.1% 96.6% 98.8%

Florida

97.3% 98.7% 98.7% 98.8% 98.6% 98.9% 98.5% 99.3% 97.4% 98.3% 97.7% 98.4% 98.2%

Georgia

92.6% 98.1% 98.3% 97.4% 98.9% 99.0% 98.5% 98.7% 98.4% 99.1% 99.1% 99.2% 98.7%

Hawaii

99.0% 98.4% 96.2% 99.6% 99.6% 99.7% 99.0% 99.6% 99.8% 99.7% 99.6% 99.7% 99.6%

Idaho

94.4% 96.6% 94.7% 95.5% 95.6% 95.5% 98.2% 95.7% 96.6% 96.3% 96.2% 95.6% 94.7%

Illinois

99.5% 99.7% 99.8% 99.5% 99.7% 99.9% 99.8% 99.6% 99.1% 99.6% 99.6% 99.6% 99.5%

Indiana

95.9% 98.7% 98.3% 98.6% 98.5% 98.8% 98.0% 98.2% 97.8% 99.3% 98.4% 98.1% 98.5%

Iowa

98.6% 97.7% 97.7% 98.5% 98.4% 98.6% 95.7% 97.4% 97.9% 98.7% 98.1% 97.9% 97.0%

Kansas

98.5% 99.6% 99.5% 98.9% 99.3% 99.5% 99.6% 99.5% 99.6% 99.7% 99.5% 99.8% 99.6%

Kentucky

98.2% 98.7% 98.1% 97.9% 97.8% 99.0% 98.8% 99.2% 97.9% 97.2% 99.0% 98.9% 97.2%

Louisiana

97.7% 98.9% 98.9% 98.0% 97.9% 98.5% 98.3% 98.3% 97.9% 98.5% 98.3% 98.4% 97.9%

Maine

99.0% 99.1% 99.3% 99.1% 93.9% 98.5% 99.1% 99.6% 99.1% 99.6% 99.6% 99.5% 98.7%

Maryland

94.1% 96.0% 98.3% 98.1% 98.3% 98.2% 99.0% 99.0% 98.9% 99.1% 98.1% 96.0% 97.9%

Massachusetts

97.4% 98.7% 99.0% 98.9% 98.7% 98.8% 98.4% 98.2% 99.0% 98.9% 99.3% 99.0% 99.3%

Michigan

97.1% 98.8% 97.4% 98.0% 96.9% 97.2% 96.7% 96.9% 95.8% 96.2% 96.4% 95.4% 96.1%

Minnesota

97.3% 99.6% 99.5% 99.3% 99.0% 99.6% 99.6% 99.6% 99.2% 99.4% 99.7% 99.4% 98.8%

Mississippi

96.7% 97.9% 96.6% 97.3% 96.9% 98.0% 97.9% 98.1% 97.6% 98.2% 97.8% 98.2% 96.7%

Missouri

96.6% 98.8% 98.1% 98.3% 97.7% 98.1% 97.8% 99.0% 97.7% 98.9% 98.0% 98.4% 97.8%

Montana

98.1% 99.2% 98.7% 98.2% 99.1% 98.5% 99.2% 98.8% 99.0% 99.0% 98.8% 99.3% 98.4%

Nebraska

99.2% 99.8% 98.1% 99.9% 99.6% 99.8% 99.6% 99.6% 99.1% 99.7% 99.6% 99.6% 99.3%

Nevada

95.6% 96.3% 96.5% 96.4% 96.7% 96.4% 95.9% 97.0% 96.7% 96.7% 96.9% 97.6% 97.5%

New Hampshire

97.9% 99.3% 99.2% 99.2% 98.6% 99.4% 99.5% 99.4% 99.3% 99.5% 97.6% 99.2% 98.0%

New Jersey

98.9% 99.1% 99.2% 99.2% 99.3% 99.5% 99.6% 99.5% 98.4% 99.4% 99.5% 99.5% 99.2%

New Mexico

97.8% 98.3% 97.9% 98.2% 98.0% 98.4% 98.6% 98.4% 98.0% 98.7% 98.7% 98.8% 98.5%

New York

96.4% 97.5% 97.1% 96.5% 95.9% 96.6% 97.0% 95.9% 95.4% 95.4% 95.9% 95.7% 94.0%

North Carolina

99.3% 99.4% 99.1% 99.3% 99.1% 99.7% 99.5% 99.6% 99.5% 99.7% 99.7% 99.1% 99.6%

North Dakota

98.0% 99.7% 99.7% 99.6% 98.8% 99.8% 99.8% 99.7% 99.3% 99.8% 99.7% 99.5% 99.3%

Ohio

98.7% 98.2% 98.5% 98.6% 98.4% 98.8% 98.7% 98.7% 98.5% 98.8% 98.9% 99.0% 98.3%

Oklahoma

98.2% 98.7% 99.3% 99.1% 97.1% 98.9% 98.0% 97.9% 96.5% 98.4% 97.7% 98.7% 99.2%

Oregon

95.7% 96.7% 93.9% 97.2% 97.5% 97.5% 97.9% 97.7% 97.7% 98.4% 98.5% 98.2% 97.4%

Pennsylvania

95.7% 96.8% 96.9% 96.5% 95.4% 97.2% 96.5% 96.2% 94.9% 96.7% 96.1% 96.3% 95.8%

Rhode Island

97.1% 97.2% 97.7% 96.5% 97.7% 97.0% 96.1% 97.8% 96.8% 97.4% 94.5% 96.1% 95.4%

South Carolina

98.5% 98.3% 98.2% 97.6% 96.8% 98.2% 97.3% 98.3% 93.4% 98.8% 98.6% 98.6% 99.0%

South Dakota

98.3% 98.5% 97.9% 98.3% 94.7% 97.1% 97.3% 97.7% 97.2% 96.8% 97.6% 96.9% 97.0%

Tennessee

98.6% 98.8% 97.6% 99.6% 98.6% 99.1% 98.5% 99.1% 98.8% 98.8% 99.3% 99.1% 98.9%

Texas

98.4% 99.1% 98.6% 99.1% 97.8% 98.8% 98.9% 99.2% 98.3% 99.0% 98.9% 99.1% 98.4%

Utah

99.0% 99.4% 99.6% 99.5% 99.3% 99.5% 99.3% 99.5% 99.4% 99.7% 99.7% 99.4% 98.8%

Vermont

98.6% 99.3% 98.2% 99.5% 99.4% 99.7% 98.9% 99.3% 97.7% 97.6% 99.4% 98.8% 98.7%

Virginia

97.9% 98.9% 93.2% 98.9% 98.7% 99.3% 98.9% 98.8% 98.6% 98.8% 98.8% 98.6% 97.9%

Washington

99.6% 99.5% 99.0% 99.0% 95.8% 94.0% 99.6% 99.4% 99.5% 99.5% 99.4% 99.5% 99.4%

West Virginia

98.6% 99.6% 99.6% 99.5% 98.7% 99.6% 99.5% 99.4% 98.6% 99.4% 99.2% 99.1% 97.6%

Wisconsin

98.1% 99.3% 98.6% 99.4% 98.5% 99.4% 99.5% 99.3% 98.7% 99.5% 99.4% 98.7% 97.0%

Wyoming

98.5% 99.2% 99.1% 98.1% 98.0% 99.1% 99.5% 99.4% 98.2% 99.4% 99.3% 99.5% 98.8%

Puerto Rico

93.0% 96.8% 95.8% 95.3% 95.7% 96.6% 96.5% 95.7% 94.9% 97.8% 81.3% 94.6% 95.6%

Virgin Islands

95.7% 89.6% 82.9% 91.0% 91.1% 88.8% 86.5% 85.5% 91.6% 78.6% 77.7% 69.7% 97.7%

Footnote:

(1) Percentage reported for the United States includes data for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Last Modified Date: August 19, 2020