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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)
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
AREA

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)

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

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

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

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

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

99.5% 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

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% 94.9% 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

99.9% 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

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

97.2% 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

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

97.9% 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

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

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

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

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

95.4% 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

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

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

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

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

93.1% 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

93.9% 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

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

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

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

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

99.4% 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

99.7% 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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% 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

98.9% 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% 96.6% 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

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

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

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

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

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

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: May 25, 2022