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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 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)

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

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

97.2% 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

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

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

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

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

92.1% 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

84.2% 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

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

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

83.7% 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

89.4% 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

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

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

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

97.0% 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

97.1% 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

87.6% 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

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

93.6% 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

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

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

89.1% 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

90.4% 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

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% 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

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

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

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% 97.8% 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

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

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

98.5% 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

90.9% 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

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

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

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

90.0% 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

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

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

96.6% 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

98.0% 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

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

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: November 23, 2021