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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 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 Qtr 4 Qtr 3 Qtr 2 Qtr 1

United States (1)

98.0% 98.3% 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

98.5% 98.4% 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

88.2% 87.6% 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

97.6% 98.2% 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

98.4% 98.1% 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

99.8% 99.7% 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

97.1% 97.6% 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

93.4% 95.1% 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

89.3% 90.6% 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

97.0% 97.2% 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

97.7% 97.2% 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

94.2% 97.6% 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

98.7% 99.0% 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

97.1% 96.3% 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

100.0% 99.8% 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

99.1% 97.8% 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

98.3% 98.8% 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

99.5% 99.6% 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

99.1% 98.7% 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% 97.7% 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

99.1% 98.9% 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

97.8% 95.0% 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

98.6% 98.4% 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

97.3% 97.1% 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

96.8% 98.6% 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

97.0% 97.3% 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

96.7% 97.5% 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

99.3% 99.3% 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

94.1% 99.6% 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

94.1% 94.6% 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

98.6% 96.8% 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

98.5% 98.8% 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

98.1% 98.1% 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

96.1% 96.5% 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

99.7% 99.6% 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% 99.1% 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

97.5% 98.9% 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

98.2% 98.6% 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

97.3% 96.2% 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

98.9% 96.7% 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

99.8% 98.9% 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

99.1% 98.9% 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

95.8% 98.1% 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

99.6% 98.7% 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

99.2% 99.2% 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% 99.7% 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

99.1% 95.7% 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

97.9% 98.6% 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

92.5% 99.3% 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

95.2% 98.8% 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

98.4% 99.5% 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

99.2% 99.2% 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

97.1% 96.1% 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

97.6% 96.2% 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: May 25, 2022