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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

QCEW Employment Response Rates

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

Table 2. QCEW Response Rates for employment in the third month of the quarter (as first published)
2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
AREA

Qtr 2 (Jun) Qtr 1 (Mar) Qtr 4 (Dec) Qtr 3 (Sep) Qtr 2 (Jun) Qtr 1 (Mar) Qtr 4 (Dec) Qtr 3 (Sep) Qtr 2 (Jun) Qtr 1 (Mar) Qtr 4 (Dec) Qtr 3 (Sep) Qtr 2 (Jun) Qtr 1 (Mar) Qtr 4 (Dec) Qtr 3 (Sep) Qtr 2 (Jun) Qtr 1 (Mar) Qtr 4 (Dec) Qtr 3 (Sep) Qtr 2 (Jun) Qtr 1 (Mar)

United States (1)

96.3% 96.8% 97.5% 97.1% 97.5% 96.8% 97.5% 97.7% 97.5% 96.8% 97.9% 97.5% 97.9% 97.6% 97.9% 97.9% 97.9% 97.4% 97.9% 97.8% 97.7% 97.6%

Alabama

97.7% 97.9% 98.2% 98.1% 98.2% 96.4% 97.9% 97.2% 98.2% 97.7% 98.0% 97.8% 97.5% 97.9% 98.2% 98.2% 97.8% 97.0% 98.2% 98.0% 98.3% 97.5%

Alaska

92.8% 93.9% 95.4% 93.4% 92.7% 93.7% 95.3% 93.7% 94.2% 94.8% 99.4% 99.2% 91.5% 95.1% 94.9% 91.0% 95.6% 95.7% 94.8% 92.4% 94.2% 95.8%

Arizona

94.6% 97.8% 95.5% 96.8% 98.3% 97.2% 98.3% 98.1% 97.6% 97.1% 98.0% 97.6% 96.6% 97.1% 98.0% 97.5% 98.5% 97.9% 98.3% 98.0% 96.9% 98.2%

Arkansas

96.7% 97.7% 98.3% 97.3% 98.5% 93.5% 98.2% 98.6% 98.2% 98.0% 98.6% 98.1% 98.5% 97.9% 98.8% 98.6% 98.7% 98.7% 98.7% 98.8% 98.8% 98.3%

California

99.4% 99.2% 99.5% 99.3% 99.4% 98.6% 99.6% 99.5% 99.2% 98.5% 99.1% 98.9% 99.4% 98.9% 99.5% 99.2% 99.1% 98.3% 99.4% 99.3% 99.1% 99.0%

Colorado

94.2% 95.5% 96.7% 96.3% 96.4% 94.2% 96.5% 97.3% 95.1% 96.6% 96.6% 96.2% 97.1% 95.9% 95.8% 96.6% 96.3% 95.1% 95.9% 95.8% 95.6% 95.8%

Connecticut

92.7% 94.8% 92.7% 94.9% 94.5% 93.0% 92.2% 94.4% 93.6% 93.5% 95.0% 94.1% 95.7% 95.4% 94.9% 94.8% 90.0% 93.2% 93.2% 93.6% 93.6% 90.4%

Delaware

90.4% 90.8% 92.5% 89.9% 93.4% 91.0% 90.7% 95.5% 94.3% 87.5% 95.0% 94.6% 95.2% 96.1% 96.5% 96.9% 96.4% 95.1% 96.9% 96.5% 97.1% 96.5%

District of Columbia

92.0% 92.5% 95.3% 94.2% 95.6% 92.3% 94.1% 93.9% 95.8% 93.1% 95.4% 95.8% 95.1% 97.4% 97.3% 97.5% 97.8% 95.9% 96.8% 97.2% 96.5% 97.0%

Florida

93.1% 94.6% 96.9% 96.3% 94.2% 94.4% 96.3% 95.9% 94.5% 96.3% 98.4% 98.6% 98.7% 98.4% 98.5% 98.0% 98.8% 97.1% 97.5% 97.5% 97.8% 98.0%

Georgia

95.5% 95.3% 94.3% 96.5% 96.4% 96.8% 92.9% 97.8% 97.3% 92.0% 97.4% 97.8% 97.5% 98.1% 98.3% 98.1% 97.7% 97.3% 98.0% 98.4% 98.7% 98.0%

Hawaii

96.4% 97.9% 98.4% 97.0% 98.2% 98.8% 99.1% 98.3% 98.7% 97.6% 97.9% 96.9% 99.0% 99.1% 99.1% 98.3% 99.3% 98.9% 99.6% 99.3% 99.4% 99.3%

Idaho

95.0% 69.7% 96.0% 96.6% 98.0% 96.2% 97.1% 97.6% 97.5% 95.2% 97.8% 96.4% 97.0% 97.2% 96.5% 98.2% 97.4% 96.6% 96.2% 96.3% 94.7% 94.4%

Illinois

99.8% 98.3% 99.9% 99.3% 99.9% 99.8% 99.8% 99.9% 99.3% 99.3% 99.7% 99.8% 99.3% 99.6% 99.9% 99.7% 99.5% 99.3% 99.3% 99.3% 99.4% 99.1%

Indiana

92.3% 97.1% 97.1% 93.4% 96.8% 95.0% 94.4% 97.4% 97.1% 95.0% 96.5% 96.9% 96.5% 96.5% 95.7% 95.5% 96.4% 95.2% 96.1% 96.3% 96.8% 97.4%

Iowa

97.0% 96.3% 97.2% 96.8% 97.9% 97.6% 98.1% 98.1% 97.9% 97.8% 97.1% 97.7% 97.8% 97.4% 98.2% 97.5% 97.7% 98.2% 98.3% 97.8% 97.7% 97.6%

Kansas

95.9% 98.0% 98.5% 99.1% 99.1% 99.2% 99.1% 98.1% 98.3% 97.1% 98.9% 97.1% 98.3% 98.4% 98.5% 99.0% 98.9% 99.1% 99.2% 99.0% 99.8% 99.1%

Kentucky

97.0% 97.0% 97.9% 96.7% 96.4% 96.4% 97.4% 97.7% 97.4% 97.0% 97.7% 96.3% 97.2% 97.0% 98.1% 97.9% 98.3% 96.8% 96.5% 98.1% 98.1% 95.5%

Louisiana

98.0% 97.3% 96.6% 96.4% 97.8% 98.1% 97.6% 97.5% 96.8% 96.9% 98.3% 97.8% 96.4% 97.0% 97.7% 97.5% 97.5% 97.3% 97.8% 97.7% 97.5% 96.7%

Maine

98.0% 98.3% 95.2% 98.6% 98.5% 97.5% 97.9% 99.0% 99.5% 98.5% 98.9% 99.0% 98.9% 95.0% 98.0% 98.7% 99.4% 99.1% 99.3% 99.3% 99.3% 98.5%

Maryland

94.5% 94.6% 95.8% 93.4% 93.9% 95.8% 95.3% 92.1% 94.5% 90.9% 95.0% 95.4% 97.6% 98.1% 98.0% 99.0% 98.5% 98.7% 98.5% 98.8% 96.5% 98.3%

Massachusetts

94.0% 96.8% 97.4% 95.0% 97.1% 96.6% 97.9% 97.0% 96.9% 96.5% 98.0% 98.3% 98.1% 98.4% 98.6% 98.4% 98.0% 98.1% 98.0% 98.8% 98.8% 98.2%

Michigan

95.6% 97.4% 95.4% 96.4% 96.3% 95.8% 97.3% 97.1% 97.7% 96.0% 97.4% 96.0% 96.8% 95.9% 96.1% 96.8% 96.5% 94.3% 95.2% 96.0% 94.9% 95.7%

Minnesota

91.9% 94.4% 96.8% 98.1% 96.8% 98.4% 98.3% 98.3% 98.6% 96.3% 99.4% 99.3% 99.2% 98.6% 99.3% 99.4% 99.4% 98.9% 99.2% 99.5% 99.1% 98.7%

Mississippi

94.9% 95.5% 96.3% 95.6% 96.4% 94.5% 96.3% 96.4% 95.7% 96.0% 96.7% 95.4% 96.4% 96.7% 97.6% 97.2% 97.7% 97.7% 97.9% 97.5% 97.8% 96.3%

Missouri

94.9% 96.3% 96.7% 95.9% 98.1% 97.4% 97.4% 97.6% 97.5% 96.7% 98.3% 97.4% 97.6% 97.4% 97.5% 97.4% 98.1% 97.3% 97.9% 97.4% 97.3% 97.0%

Montana

97.8% 100.0% 99.2% 99.0% 98.0% 98.1% 98.2% 98.1% 98.0% 97.4% 98.7% 98.5% 98.5% 98.0% 97.5% 98.7% 98.6% 98.4% 98.5% 98.3% 99.0% 98.1%

Nebraska

93.2% 95.3% 93.1% 98.7% 98.9% 99.1% 98.7% 98.7% 99.1% 97.0% 97.6% 95.1% 99.3% 98.9% 99.2% 98.7% 99.0% 98.5% 99.1% 99.0% 98.8% 98.5%

Nevada

93.3% 92.4% 93.9% 92.3% 94.4% 92.9% 94.9% 94.0% 94.6% 94.8% 94.9% 94.8% 94.3% 95.1% 95.1% 95.5% 95.4% 94.6% 93.7% 96.1% 96.4% 96.0%

New Hampshire

98.5% 98.5% 97.7% 95.3% 95.8% 94.9% 96.0% 96.4% 98.3% 97.5% 99.1% 98.7% 98.9% 98.0% 99.1% 99.3% 99.1% 99.1% 99.0% 97.1% 99.3% 98.5%

New Jersey

96.0% 97.1% 98.0% 97.0% 98.1% 97.4% 97.8% 98.1% 96.1% 97.1% 97.8% 97.9% 98.0% 97.8% 98.1% 98.3% 98.4% 97.3% 98.1% 98.3% 98.1% 97.9%

New Mexico

96.4% 96.6% 97.4% 97.1% 97.1% 96.3% 97.4% 94.5% 97.6% 97.0% 97.4% 97.3% 97.3% 97.2% 97.7% 98.1% 97.8% 97.5% 97.7% 98.0% 98.3% 98.0%

New York

95.2% 96.2% 96.5% 96.2% 96.5% 95.8% 96.8% 96.7% 96.9% 95.7% 97.0% 97.6% 96.4% 96.4% 96.4% 97.3% 95.9% 96.9% 96.6% 96.8% 95.4% 96.1%

North Carolina

99.0% 99.3% 99.4% 99.5% 97.6% 99.3% 99.4% 99.2% 99.2% 98.8% 99.2% 99.0% 99.1% 99.1% 99.3% 99.2% 99.4% 99.4% 99.5% 99.5% 99.5% 99.4%

North Dakota

99.3% 99.3% 99.7% 99.1% 99.6% 99.2% 99.2% 99.4% 99.5% 97.8% 99.4% 99.2% 99.1% 98.9% 96.9% 97.5% 97.3% 97.3% 96.8% 97.4% 97.5% 97.1%

Ohio

94.9% 96.7% 96.1% 95.5% 97.4% 95.8% 96.9% 97.4% 97.1% 96.8% 96.0% 96.5% 97.3% 96.9% 96.7% 96.2% 96.9% 96.5% 96.7% 96.4% 96.5% 96.6%

Oklahoma

96.5% 97.0% 98.9% 98.6% 97.6% 97.3% 94.0% 94.5% 98.1% 98.1% 98.7% 98.8% 98.5% 97.9% 98.8% 98.7% 98.5% 97.4% 98.2% 97.2% 97.8% 98.8%

Oregon

93.1% 97.4% 97.5% 96.1% 96.9% 95.0% 97.3% 96.9% 98.0% 95.5% 96.2% 96.4% 96.5% 96.8% 96.6% 97.1% 97.0% 97.3% 97.5% 97.6% 97.2% 96.6%

Pennsylvania

95.3% 97.1% 97.9% 96.4% 97.5% 96.9% 96.7% 96.5% 96.6% 94.9% 96.6% 96.9% 96.6% 95.7% 96.7% 96.8% 97.0% 96.1% 96.9% 96.2% 96.6% 96.4%

Rhode Island

97.8% 98.2% 99.4% 98.5% 97.7% 97.6% 98.5% 98.6% 97.6% 96.2% 97.3% 97.6% 96.9% 97.3% 95.7% 95.4% 98.2% 97.5% 96.9% 95.4% 95.0% 97.1%

South Carolina

96.1% 96.1% 98.7% 97.7% 97.4% 96.0% 97.3% 97.6% 97.2% 97.2% 98.1% 97.2% 96.8% 96.2% 97.0% 95.4% 96.2% 93.5% 98.5% 98.5% 98.5% 98.7%

South Dakota

98.2% 98.5% 95.3% 92.7% 94.2% 95.6% 94.7% 95.8% 98.4% 96.8% 97.9% 97.0% 97.4% 94.9% 95.3% 94.9% 95.5% 96.1% 98.1% 98.0% 98.1% 98.3%

Tennessee

96.5% 97.6% 97.9% 95.7% 97.9% 95.5% 98.4% 98.4% 98.2% 97.8% 97.7% 96.7% 98.5% 97.6% 98.0% 97.1% 98.0% 97.2% 98.0% 98.1% 97.9% 97.6%

Texas

98.9% 97.3% 99.0% 98.7% 98.8% 97.3% 99.0% 98.7% 98.6% 98.0% 98.6% 98.3% 98.5% 97.5% 98.5% 98.5% 98.4% 98.0% 98.7% 98.5% 98.9% 98.1%

Utah

99.0% 97.6% 99.0% 99.0% 98.8% 98.0% 96.3% 98.4% 99.0% 98.2% 98.2% 98.7% 98.7% 98.0% 98.8% 98.6% 98.9% 98.4% 97.9% 98.9% 98.5% 98.3%

Vermont

98.6% 97.9% 98.9% 94.4% 97.6% 98.3% 99.0% 97.8% 97.7% 98.1% 98.7% 98.4% 98.1% 98.9% 99.4% 98.2% 98.5% 96.4% 97.4% 99.0% 98.5% 98.1%

Virginia

96.4% 96.5% 96.4% 96.6% 96.6% 97.1% 98.1% 97.7% 97.8% 96.7% 97.7% 90.6% 97.7% 97.8% 98.2% 97.9% 97.8% 97.4% 98.3% 97.8% 97.4% 97.5%

Washington

96.3% 94.2% 95.5% 96.7% 98.4% 96.4% 97.6% 98.4% 97.4% 98.0% 98.1% 96.8% 97.3% 97.2% 96.1% 98.1% 98.4% 98.5% 98.0% 98.1% 98.1% 95.9%

West Virginia

98.8% 97.5% 96.9% 98.4% 98.8% 96.7% 96.0% 99.3% 98.3% 98.2% 99.3% 99.2% 99.2% 98.3% 99.3% 99.0% 98.8% 98.3% 99.0% 99.0% 98.8% 97.0%

Wisconsin

96.3% 96.7% 97.7% 97.6% 97.8% 96.4% 97.1% 97.5% 97.9% 97.0% 97.3% 95.8% 97.4% 97.0% 97.3% 97.4% 98.0% 97.1% 98.0% 97.8% 97.7% 96.6%

Wyoming

97.5% 97.8% 98.8% 97.2% 98.4% 98.7% 98.5% 98.4% 98.3% 97.8% 97.8% 96.3% 97.1% 96.2% 98.3% 97.7% 98.4% 97.7% 98.2% 98.7% 98.6% 98.6%

Puerto Rico

95.7% 92.4% 97.3% 96.8% 96.3% 96.6% 96.9% 96.8% 95.7% 92.6% 97.2% 96.7% 96.9% 95.7% 98.0% 96.6% 96.9% 96.4% 97.2% 87.3% 94.3% 95.9%

Virgin Islands

100.0% 94.8% 95.9% 94.3% 95.0% 95.2% 93.4% 90.5% 89.3% 93.2% 88.4% 74.0% 88.2% 90.2% 89.2% 85.8% 80.5% 89.6% 77.0% 72.8% 74.5% 95.7%

Footnote:

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

Last Modified Date: November 22, 2022