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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 3 Qtr 2 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)

98.3% 98.3% 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

95.9% 94.9% 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

92.7% 93.1% 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

98.8% 98.3% 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

98.7% 98.8% 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

99.8% 99.5% 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

98.3% 95.8% 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

93.5% 91.5% 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

87.4% 95.4% 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

96.5% 97.7% 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

97.5% 97.6% 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

98.8% 97.4% 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

99.3% 99.3% 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

94.9% 95.7% 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

99.9% 99.4% 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

99.6% 99.5% 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

99.1% 98.9% 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

99.0% 99.2% 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

99.0% 98.5% 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

98.6% 97.9% 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

99.2% 99.6% 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

95.4% 97.7% 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

98.7% 97.3% 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

97.9% 98.7% 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

98.4% 99.0% 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

97.0% 97.9% 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

98.2% 97.7% 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

98.5% 97.8% 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

98.5% 99.5% 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% 96.1% 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

97.8% 98.8% 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

99.2% 98.8% 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

96.3% 98.3% 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

95.8% 96.7% 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

99.6% 99.5% 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

99.4% 99.7% 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

99.0% 99.4% 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

93.5% 98.2% 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

94.9% 97.6% 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

96.1% 96.6% 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

98.7% 96.3% 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

98.9% 99.2% 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

98.7% 98.7% 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

99.2% 99.5% 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

99.1% 99.2% 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

99.6% 99.5% 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

98.5% 98.3% 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

98.6% 98.6% 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

99.5% 99.1% 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

99.6% 97.8% 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

99.3% 99.6% 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

99.4% 98.7% 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

95.9% 95.6% 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

92.5% 91.6% 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: February 24, 2021