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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 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)

98.0% 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

98.9% 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

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

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% 98.7% 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% 99.8% 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

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

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

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

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

97.3% 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

96.7% 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

99.3% 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

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% 99.4% 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

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

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

99.5% 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

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% 98.6% 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

99.5% 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

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

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

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

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% 97.0% 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

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

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

99.5% 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

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

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

99.3% 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

98.2% 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

95.7% 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

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

99.8% 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

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

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

96.1% 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

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

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

98.6% 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

98.0% 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

99.1% 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

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

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

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

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

99.6% 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

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

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

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

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

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: May 19, 2021