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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)
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
AREA

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 Qtr 4 Qtr 3 Qtr 2 Qtr 1

United States (1)

98.2% 97.6% 98.0% 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

98.7% 98.7% 98.9% 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

86.8% 87.0% 89.8% 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

98.7% 98.7% 99.0% 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

99.1% 98.8% 99.1% 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

99.7% 99.5% 99.8% 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

96.6% 96.3% 97.4% 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

94.3% 90.1% 89.3% 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

93.4% 88.7% 82.0% 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

97.7% 96.6% 90.6% 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

97.6% 95.9% 97.3% 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

96.9% 97.8% 96.7% 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

99.4% 99.4% 99.3% 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

96.7% 96.8% 97.6% 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% 99.9% 99.9% 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

98.8% 98.6% 97.9% 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

98.7% 98.4% 99.1% 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

99.4% 98.5% 99.5% 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

97.7% 97.3% 98.8% 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

98.4% 98.8% 98.4% 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

98.8% 99.1% 99.5% 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

96.2% 97.1% 97.8% 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

98.1% 98.0% 97.8% 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

97.2% 96.9% 98.3% 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

97.0% 98.1% 98.7% 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

96.8% 97.2% 96.8% 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

98.5% 97.5% 97.1% 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

97.7% 98.5% 98.8% 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

99.7% 99.3% 99.5% 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

94.4% 93.1% 95.0% 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

97.9% 97.3% 98.0% 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

99.4% 98.6% 99.3% 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

98.0% 97.1% 98.2% 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

95.5% 94.2% 95.7% 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

98.1% 99.5% 99.7% 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

99.7% 99.5% 99.8% 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

98.9% 98.8% 99.2% 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

97.4% 97.4% 93.1% 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

96.4% 92.7% 96.1% 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% 95.6% 95.9% 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

97.2% 97.8% 98.6% 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

98.7% 98.5% 98.6% 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

98.8% 96.7% 98.0% 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

99.4% 98.3% 99.1% 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

99.0% 98.8% 98.8% 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% 98.1% 97.0% 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

98.3% 98.7% 99.3% 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% 97.8% 99.1% 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

99.3% 98.0% 99.6% 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

99.3% 98.8% 97.0% 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

99.4% 98.8% 98.6% 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

98.9% 98.8% 99.4% 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

94.5% 95.7% 95.9% 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

94.3% 96.8% 95.3% 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: November 23, 2021