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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

QCEW Establishments Response Rates

QCEW response rates are presented for establishments reporting employment in the third month of the quarter, as first published. They are not updated with subsequent revisions to the data.

Table 1. QCEW Response Rates for establishments reporting 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)

92.1% 91.7% 91.8% 91.3% 92.1% 92.3% 91.8% 90.8% 93.2% 91.7% 92.5% 92.0% 93.1% 92.5% 92.8% 91.0% 92.9% 92.6% 92.0% 91.0%

Alabama

90.2% 90.4% 89.9% 92.3% 81.8% 91.1% 91.7% 90.8% 93.4% 90.9% 88.9% 88.4% 91.4% 90.2% 91.6% 90.9% 91.6% 91.4% 92.3% 91.4%

Alaska

97.3% 96.5% 97.2% 96.9% 97.5% 96.8% 96.6% 96.8% 98.4% 97.8% 96.2% 96.5% 96.7% 95.6% 96.5% 95.4% 96.6% 94.9% 95.6% 95.9%

Arizona

85.9% 85.8% 92.5% 92.6% 94.0% 92.8% 89.3% 90.3% 92.5% 91.3% 91.3% 91.8% 92.7% 90.2% 91.4% 90.4% 92.5% 92.6% 91.6% 91.8%

Arkansas

87.6% 81.8% 85.8% 88.0% 89.4% 89.1% 89.4% 88.3% 90.7% 90.1% 90.2% 89.4% 90.8% 90.3% 90.5% 89.7% 91.1% 90.9% 90.2% 90.0%

California

97.3% 96.5% 96.3% 95.5% 96.7% 95.9% 95.2% 94.8% 96.7% 96.0% 96.1% 95.3% 96.6% 95.5% 95.4% 91.0% 96.5% 95.8% 95.6% 94.7%

Colorado

93.0% 92.9% 91.6% 90.6% 93.5% 93.7% 92.2% 91.8% 93.6% 93.8% 93.9% 93.1% 93.9% 93.4% 93.2% 92.4% 94.0% 94.2% 93.8% 93.1%

Connecticut

92.3% 92.2% 92.1% 91.2% 92.1% 92.7% 91.1% 91.3% 93.2% 92.7% 93.3% 92.3% 82.0% 81.5% 79.2% 78.9% 82.0% 82.1% 82.4% 81.0%

Delaware

84.3% 81.5% 84.2% 81.8% 86.3% 87.9% 86.4% 84.2% 88.7% 87.2% 88.1% 88.2% 87.4% 88.1% 88.7% 88.5% 90.3% 87.2% 87.7% 87.3%

District of Columbia

87.7% 83.9% 84.3% 82.0% 87.3% 81.9% 83.3% 81.1% 88.4% 82.4% 83.3% 81.7% 87.0% 80.5% 80.0% 76.0% 79.1% 75.6% 77.3% 75.6%

Florida

89.6% 90.9% 90.7% 89.5% 88.9% 90.9% 90.1% 89.4% 91.9% 92.2% 92.4% 91.4% 93.0% 91.5% 94.7% 91.3% 91.4% 91.8% 91.4% 91.0%

Georgia

83.0% 83.7% 83.7% 84.7% 78.9% 86.5% 86.1% 78.2% 89.7% 90.1% 90.6% 90.5% 89.1% 90.3% 89.6% 89.5% 90.8% 90.3% 90.3% 89.9%

Hawaii

89.7% 88.9% 89.4% 88.7% 90.9% 90.7% 89.3% 89.1% 91.1% 90.0% 92.1% 93.2% 94.9% 93.3% 93.7% 93.0% 94.8% 93.8% 93.8% 92.9%

Idaho

92.9% 93.8% 93.9% 94.2% 95.6% 95.9% 96.0% 94.7% 96.9% 94.6% 94.4% 93.8% 95.1% 95.9% 95.8% 95.4% 93.8% 93.6% 93.2% 93.0%

Illinois

90.5% 90.1% 89.9% 89.6% 91.6% 91.0% 90.0% 88.6% 91.9% 91.0% 90.3% 90.5% 92.6% 90.7% 90.2% 88.8% 91.2% 90.3% 81.6% 81.7%

Indiana

94.1% 92.4% 93.2% 92.5% 93.0% 94.0% 93.9% 91.0% 94.6% 93.8% 94.0% 92.0% 94.0% 93.2% 93.4% 91.9% 94.1% 93.9% 93.5% 92.9%

Iowa

97.2% 96.8% 97.0% 97.0% 97.5% 97.3% 97.4% 97.2% 97.6% 97.4% 97.5% 96.7% 97.6% 97.2% 97.0% 97.0% 97.8% 97.5% 97.1% 96.3%

Kansas

97.3% 96.6% 97.1% 95.8% 96.6% 95.3% 94.4% 93.1% 96.9% 95.5% 96.1% 95.6% 95.9% 96.1% 96.1% 96.5% 96.7% 94.9% 96.5% 92.7%

Kentucky

87.3% 86.5% 87.6% 85.4% 84.7% 87.9% 88.4% 88.9% 90.5% 89.5% 92.0% 90.7% 92.3% 89.6% 90.8% 88.7% 84.4% 88.9% 90.1% 80.5%

Louisiana

83.9% 82.6% 84.7% 84.8% 85.0% 83.9% 83.6% 84.5% 87.7% 87.6% 88.3% 88.0% 88.9% 88.4% 87.9% 88.7% 88.8% 88.9% 89.4% 89.4%

Maine

93.4% 93.7% 93.6% 93.0% 93.9% 94.4% 94.8% 93.5% 94.7% 92.9% 93.1% 90.4% 87.6% 94.1% 94.4% 93.6% 94.3% 94.3% 93.2% 91.9%

Maryland

88.4% 88.3% 89.7% 89.2% 89.6% 88.8% 91.0% 89.9% 89.1% 91.3% 91.5% 92.4% 94.1% 94.1% 94.4% 94.1% 95.0% 94.3% 94.2% 93.7%

Massachusetts

94.1% 91.8% 92.2% 91.3% 94.9% 94.4% 91.7% 92.6% 95.4% 94.3% 94.5% 92.0% 94.9% 98.7% 98.3% 96.2% 96.5% 99.4% 99.2% 99.1%

Michigan

89.4% 89.1% 89.1% 88.7% 89.5% 88.3% 86.9% 86.6% 87.7% 85.8% 88.6% 82.0% 85.0% 83.3% 84.5% 81.7% 84.9% 84.2% 84.0% 82.0%

Minnesota

90.0% 89.8% 85.1% 87.7% 89.6% 90.2% 88.5% 88.6% 92.8% 92.7% 91.4% 91.0% 92.8% 92.8% 93.0% 93.7% 94.9% 95.2% 95.6% 92.5%

Mississippi

87.9% 89.5% 89.7% 89.4% 89.2% 89.8% 90.6% 88.9% 89.9% 89.1% 91.3% 89.5% 89.6% 89.7% 91.9% 91.5% 91.9% 91.5% 92.3% 90.6%

Missouri

93.3% 92.8% 92.6% 91.1% 91.6% 91.8% 91.7% 90.2% 92.8% 92.9% 93.4% 93.3% 93.1% 93.5% 94.1% 86.9% 85.3% 85.1% 85.6% 85.5%

Montana

95.6% 92.9% 93.9% 92.9% 90.6% 91.2% 94.2% 91.9% 93.2% 93.9% 95.9% 95.7% 88.4% 92.6% 93.5% 94.8% 91.2% 91.5% 93.5% 93.3%

Nebraska

75.9% 91.4% 97.7% 96.7% 98.2% 98.9% 97.8% 96.1% 95.2% 84.0% 98.8% 97.4% 98.3% 98.4% 98.1% 96.0% 97.5% 98.0% 97.9% 96.2%

Nevada

95.3% 95.0% 94.2% 89.4% 93.3% 89.9% 93.1% 92.5% 94.7% 93.0% 93.3% 93.4% 93.5% 92.7% 92.8% 93.1% 93.7% 93.7% 91.3% 90.2%

New Hampshire

94.2% 93.9% 93.0% 93.0% 94.4% 94.3% 94.6% 94.2% 96.1% 95.5% 95.6% 95.0% 96.5% 96.4% 96.2% 95.8% 96.6% 94.4% 96.6% 95.9%

New Jersey

90.4% 85.9% 86.0% 85.2% 87.0% 85.8% 84.5% 83.0% 88.6% 87.1% 86.9% 86.1% 89.3% 87.3% 86.9% 86.8% 89.9% 87.5% 87.2% 86.5%

New Mexico

89.7% 90.4% 91.4% 85.9% 89.4% 91.0% 91.2% 88.1% 89.5% 90.1% 91.1% 91.3% 92.9% 92.1% 92.8% 92.8% 94.8% 94.9% 94.2% 93.6%

New York

90.8% 91.0% 90.4% 89.5% 91.1% 90.7% 91.3% 90.3% 92.8% 92.6% 91.9% 91.5% 92.5% 92.3% 90.7% 91.1% 92.3% 91.9% 89.0% 90.9%

North Carolina

92.4% 93.1% 88.9% 92.6% 94.1% 93.0% 92.7% 91.5% 94.2% 94.0% 94.2% 95.4% 95.4% 92.7% 94.6% 92.1% 95.1% 94.2% 94.7% 93.7%

North Dakota

98.1% 98.1% 98.1% 97.5% 97.9% 98.4% 97.5% 93.7% 98.4% 98.2% 98.0% 97.9% 98.0% 97.8% 97.5% 96.8% 98.2% 98.2% 98.2% 97.9%

Ohio

92.6% 93.0% 93.7% 92.9% 93.7% 93.3% 93.6% 91.9% 93.3% 93.1% 93.1% 92.5% 93.4% 93.2% 93.3% 92.5% 93.4% 92.8% 93.1% 92.7%

Oklahoma

86.1% 85.1% 85.4% 82.6% 83.3% 81.9% 85.5% 83.6% 87.7% 87.1% 87.3% 85.8% 88.6% 87.4% 87.3% 85.2% 87.2% 86.7% 87.1% 86.8%

Oregon

90.8% 91.8% 92.7% 91.0% 92.6% 93.1% 93.0% 90.4% 92.5% 92.6% 92.0% 90.8% 92.4% 92.2% 92.5% 91.5% 93.1% 92.3% 91.8% 91.5%

Pennsylvania

98.1% 97.7% 98.1% 97.8% 98.0% 97.7% 97.6% 96.8% 98.0% 97.7% 97.5% 97.2% 98.1% 97.5% 97.3% 97.0% 97.6% 97.2% 97.2% 96.7%

Rhode Island

98.5% 94.7% 94.4% 93.6% 94.8% 94.5% 94.0% 92.9% 95.9% 95.8% 95.5% 94.3% 94.8% 95.3% 95.8% 98.5% 95.8% 93.8% 95.4% 95.2%

South Carolina

91.7% 91.8% 90.3% 91.4% 91.5% 91.1% 91.3% 90.0% 85.5% 80.5% 81.3% 77.6% 80.4% 78.3% 79.0% 72.4% 85.9% 85.9% 87.9% 86.2%

South Dakota

98.0% 98.2% 98.5% 98.9% 99.0% 98.5% 98.5% 97.9% 98.7% 98.3% 98.4% 98.1% 98.2% 98.3% 98.4% 98.9% 98.2% 98.2% 98.6% 98.3%

Tennessee

90.8% 89.5% 90.9% 90.7% 92.0% 91.7% 91.1% 89.9% 92.1% 92.0% 92.1% 90.8% 91.6% 91.1% 91.5% 89.3% 91.7% 91.6% 91.8% 90.6%

Texas

95.7% 94.5% 94.3% 94.1% 95.9% 95.1% 94.4% 93.2% 96.5% 95.3% 95.6% 94.3% 96.6% 96.1% 95.8% 94.7% 96.6% 95.9% 95.8% 95.1%

Utah

97.6% 96.8% 96.8% 96.0% 97.0% 96.2% 96.4% 95.7% 97.2% 96.8% 96.6% 96.3% 97.3% 97.0% 97.0% 95.5% 97.5% 97.4% 96.9% 96.4%

Vermont

93.8% 93.8% 94.0% 93.0% 95.0% 94.8% 94.8% 94.1% 97.2% 96.6% 96.4% 96.7% 97.1% 96.7% 96.6% 95.8% 97.3% 97.1% 97.3% 97.0%

Virginia

90.4% 89.0% 90.0% 89.7% 91.6% 91.4% 92.0% 90.4% 91.2% 70.8% 90.6% 89.9% 91.7% 91.1% 91.6% 90.9% 92.9% 92.5% 92.3% 92.3%

Washington

81.1% 79.9% 80.8% 80.0% 80.1% 81.9% 80.6% 83.2% 84.0% 70.8% 70.9% 84.8% 82.0% 84.8% 85.3% 85.5% 80.1% 82.9% 81.4% 63.9%

West Virginia

92.5% 92.6% 93.9% 92.6% 94.2% 94.3% 94.6% 93.4% 95.9% 94.3% 94.5% 92.8% 94.4% 93.7% 93.9% 92.7% 94.1% 93.9% 94.5% 92.9%

Wisconsin

96.0% 95.9% 96.6% 96.1% 96.4% 96.8% 96.9% 95.8% 94.3% 93.7% 94.3% 96.1% 95.5% 95.6% 95.6% 95.5% 95.3% 95.7% 95.7% 95.1%

Wyoming

98.3% 97.6% 98.0% 97.8% 98.1% 97.7% 97.6% 97.0% 97.8% 95.3% 95.2% 96.1% 98.0% 97.4% 97.5% 97.5% 98.1% 97.7% 98.0% 97.4%

Puerto Rico

96.5% 95.6% 95.0% 93.9% 95.9% 95.5% 91.4% 82.6% 92.4% 92.6% 92.3% 92.9% 96.0% 93.6% 94.8% 93.3% 94.3% 71.6% 91.9% 93.6%

Virgin Islands

66.7% 51.1% 64.3% 61.2% 58.5% 54.9% 56.4% 61.8% 60.3% 44.0% 55.2% 61.5% 57.7% 54.2% 56.6% 60.3% 55.0% 42.9% 52.8% 72.0%

Footnote:

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

Last Modified Date: May 25, 2022