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Job gains at firms opening or expanding and job losses at firms contracting or closing

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Gross job gains and gross job losses in the U.S. private sector, by firm size class, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Quarter Total private gross job gains Total private gross job losses 1 to 4 employees gross job gains 1 to 4 employees gross job losses 5 to 9 employees gross job gains 5 to 9 employees gross job losses 10 to 19 employees gross job gains 10 to 19 employees gross job losses 20 to 49 employees gross job gains 20 to 49 employees gross job losses 50 to 99 employees gross job gains 50 to 99 employees gross job losses 100 to 249 employees gross job gains 100 to 249 employees gross job losses 250 to 499 employees gross job gains 250 to 499 employees gross job losses 500 to 999 employees gross job gains 500 to 999 employees gross job losses 1,000 or more employees job gains 1,000 or more employees job losses

Q3 2001

7,668 8,768 922 984 741 789 771 825 907 1,000 554 652 590 716 341 449 272 382 1,047 1,486

Q4 2001

7,546 8,562 921 915 742 752 766 790 903 969 557 636 588 699 348 438 278 360 1,048 1,629

Q1 2002

8,225 8,146 936 903 755 737 782 775 932 944 580 607 626 662 397 406 322 345 1,365 1,203

Q2 2002

7,844 7,954 944 891 743 732 764 770 906 924 570 576 603 623 361 381 295 314 1,182 1,264

Q3 2002

7,681 7,771 933 903 742 734 766 764 899 908 560 570 586 598 348 357 293 300 1,090 1,186

Q4 2002

7,486 7,744 924 905 738 728 757 755 885 896 541 567 572 606 344 370 289 304 1,064 1,226

Q1 2003

7,626 7,927 924 927 728 754 745 784 870 940 549 584 592 622 358 380 293 318 1,150 1,178

Q2 2003

7,381 7,545 935 890 743 718 761 748 887 881 547 560 570 599 341 365 272 305 1,011 1,172

Q3 2003

7,434 7,195 931 893 741 715 766 737 892 858 549 534 578 551 352 341 283 279 1,082 1,022

Q4 2003

7,531 7,247 936 888 743 715 769 726 898 849 556 532 580 560 360 337 282 270 1,098 1,025

Q1 2004

7,870 7,313 959 910 755 731 770 743 914 865 584 530 623 547 370 329 302 273 1,108 991

Q2 2004

7,722 7,169 948 910 747 730 766 737 907 847 573 513 604 544 362 329 302 258 1,209 984

Q3 2004

7,683 7,425 963 944 755 739 767 746 901 861 566 523 613 542 366 323 288 276 1,048 1,054

Q4 2004

7,848 7,113 990 900 777 723 792 728 930 842 570 523 610 544 364 325 306 258 1,157 894

Q1 2005

7,779 7,304 983 967 763 761 773 760 905 878 566 532 609 553 373 326 295 274 1,151 951

Q2 2005

7,753 7,237 995 929 767 737 780 734 914 839 573 511 607 543 364 318 304 259 1,079 995

Q3 2005

8,023 7,287 1,008 944 782 738 793 744 934 863 578 533 621 556 380 321 317 257 1,286 976

Q4 2005

7,812 7,345 1,004 924 771 741 786 747 909 863 561 533 586 559 354 333 284 276 1,153 919

Q1 2006

7,880 6,984 1,009 946 781 730 802 729 946 821 593 499 623 506 370 295 296 232 1,040 920

Q2 2006

7,766 7,424 976 951 757 746 774 754 918 863 572 531 607 546 367 320 300 257 1,058 992

Q3 2006

7,545 7,453 955 968 740 744 753 752 886 875 556 531 577 554 351 328 280 266 1,022 1,016

Q4 2006

7,770 7,339 1,000 948 749 733 761 736 896 852 561 527 592 546 350 345 290 267 1,189 988

Q1 2007

7,815 7,231 993 966 765 731 779 730 908 845 562 521 596 539 352 318 287 246 1,091 959

Q2 2007

7,647 7,515 947 986 729 749 754 755 900 873 567 530 604 542 366 320 296 266 1,076 1,055

Q3 2007

7,376 7,585 963 982 723 748 725 761 852 888 530 543 549 570 330 337 274 277 974 1,029

Q4 2007

7,687 7,419 977 967 727 737 740 741 873 862 553 538 586 545 349 321 284 267 1,162 1,003

Q1 2008

7,320 7,519 942 1,012 717 751 727 750 849 874 527 538 552 552 330 329 258 263 929 1,036

Q2 2008

7,281 7,874 926 1,031 698 760 711 770 839 900 529 557 561 577 329 347 272 295 985 1,161

Q3 2008

6,944 7,857 907 1,001 672 739 680 754 792 900 501 561 519 599 315 359 251 308 895 1,267

Q4 2008

6,738 8,576 907 1,050 635 776 635 802 733 971 458 635 489 687 296 421 243 354 942 1,528

Q1 2009

5,918 8,598 843 1,073 609 786 599 819 670 1,026 402 686 408 740 237 451 188 373 661 1,301

Q2 2009

6,425 8,092 896 1,008 642 735 651 758 757 919 466 591 484 640 287 403 225 356 761 1,522

Q3 2009

6,399 7,248 865 996 620 685 623 695 718 822 454 505 478 537 289 342 245 284 872 1,204

Q4 2009

6,665 6,929 940 945 633 675 631 685 736 794 463 493 499 514 290 309 240 259 971 1,046

Q1 2010

6,325 6,572 877 964 627 667 630 664 729 763 447 451 467 465 284 266 234 223 820 886

Q2 2010

6,995 6,297 918 888 665 637 686 628 824 705 515 428 556 439 334 265 283 228 1,024 923

Q3 2010

6,741 6,504 896 904 643 640 646 638 761 738 483 443 515 468 325 284 277 240 979 944

Q4 2010

7,052 6,486 956 902 660 649 660 655 775 753 494 466 540 476 328 280 279 239 1,089 859

Q1 2011

6,540 6,206 904 917 652 637 661 625 766 705 477 420 494 429 294 247 240 211 887 844

Q2 2011

6,966 6,384 910 912 668 633 685 626 810 712 510 437 553 457 329 276 274 242 1,007 914

Q3 2011

7,205 6,364 953 876 687 632 687 633 810 724 511 436 555 459 345 278 301 224 1,125 860

Q4 2011

6,865 6,530 923 894 641 641 647 646 759 744 475 459 506 478 314 286 264 245 1,056 895

Q1 2012

7,080 6,132 948 885 692 612 707 603 826 685 511 410 543 424 325 246 266 201 1,086 866

Q2 2012

7,051 6,435 895 875 656 636 677 630 811 724 518 447 556 469 345 274 294 233 1,076 928

Q3 2012

6,881 6,629 894 880 648 635 655 643 766 750 487 462 519 490 325 298 284 250 1,003 947

Q4 2012

7,110 6,415 934 859 652 625 663 632 776 729 487 450 527 470 334 285 277 247 1,129 845

Q1 2013

6,941 6,383 905 898 668 626 690 621 808 714 501 431 528 442 316 263 284 216 1,043 950

Q2 2013

7,152 6,478 893 860 669 631 695 634 828 734 514 456 557 480 337 289 290 250 1,123 922

Q3 2013

7,058 6,551 913 843 669 616 683 634 798 745 491 462 530 490 320 298 280 247 1,080 956

Q4 2013

7,255 6,555 913 870 644 637 671 644 793 748 496 453 538 476 335 286 290 249 1,206 892

Q1 2014

6,953 6,534 903 876 669 620 692 624 806 719 499 432 536 454 323 268 276 228 961 1,002

Q2 2014

7,454 6,559 909 876 686 634 718 637 865 729 536 441 583 464 352 290 301 240 1,184 930

Q3 2014

7,247 6,670 900 847 660 625 686 641 818 754 511 461 555 488 341 299 287 253 1,107 937

Q4 2014

7,617 6,579 918 867 661 631 696 640 830 755 518 457 567 478 361 284 302 244 1,302 848

Q1 2015

7,046 6,830 922 886 668 633 693 650 815 761 492 463 533 487 314 293 268 244 972 1,034

Q2 2015

7,580 6,731 908 858 684 628 726 641 878 746 543 456 585 485 362 290 307 259 1,250 1,034

Q3 2015

7,344 6,869 894 857 660 630 686 650 817 772 505 469 542 499 336 311 293 256 1,181 1,014

Q4 2015

7,817 6,873 952 876 674 641 705 654 841 774 514 477 560 507 359 306 302 256 1,338 924

Q1 2016

7,163 6,914 916 875 675 628 700 649 823 771 498 469 524 494 314 298 256 251 1,048 1,065

Q2 2016

7,443 7,125 893 922 667 664 705 674 858 789 531 476 570 511 347 314 297 275 1,180 1,092

Q3 2016

7,710 6,962 937 875 682 632 704 663 837 798 520 486 569 501 359 306 318 258 1,340 995

Q4 2016

7,413 7,105 928 887 641 645 680 667 816 795 503 483 523 506 332 319 277 274 1,186 1,065

Q1 2017

7,441 6,779 957 883 692 621 724 641 859 746 528 437 556 457 341 276 284 224 1,059 1,057

Q2 2017

7,625 7,129 904 893 673 652 714 675 869 790 539 479 584 499 360 315 310 266 1,250 1,091

Q3 2017

7,318 7,370 891 912 645 659 673 699 790 840 484 513 530 545 333 328 288 288 1,199 1,149

Q4 2017

7,792 6,879 956 895 663 638 712 651 858 764 524 458 562 479 355 295 299 247 1,270 941

Q1 2018

7,506 6,779 956 894 690 618 716 646 848 755 519 444 552 463 336 276 285 220 1,160 1,015

Q2 2018

7,657 7,235 914 905 676 664 723 687 878 799 544 479 585 499 371 312 307 274 1,190 1,115

Q3 2018

7,500 7,421 897 912 651 661 680 703 799 841 494 511 536 544 334 337 300 287 1,294 1,156

Q4 2018

7,744 6,981 959 904 659 644 704 657 855 764 525 457 555 482 345 299 295 250 1,212 954

Q1 2019

7,473 6,936 955 903 683 622 713 647 839 759 516 447 548 464 340 283 286 238 1,123 1,068

Q2 2019

7,637 7,455 900 924 668 668 717 696 872 811 537 492 581 533 358 327 308 275 1,201 1,212

Q3 2019

7,395 7,347 902 884 653 648 685 693 804 834 492 507 527 539 333 329 286 282 1,192 1,159

Q4 2019

7,848 7,063 974 903 656 639 707 659 854 776 524 468 543 500 337 311 294 266 1,325 1,010

Q1 2020

7,078 7,869 968 1,037 643 706 658 753 757 898 472 529 495 540 299 326 255 284 1,112 1,196

Q2 2020

5,709 20,401 934 1,743 576 1,354 518 1,723 524 2,432 290 1,581 289 1,817 176 1,263 135 1,257 1,052 6,644

Q3 2020

10,868 6,858 1,394 993 942 653 999 636 1,148 696 674 420 749 461 516 289 497 224 2,540 1,047

Q4 2020

8,821 6,757 1,101 926 731 644 764 663 900 742 563 416 630 426 411 257 367 214 1,625 911

Q1 2021

8,154 6,469 1,099 827 761 564 806 582 924 668 530 429 564 448 362 278 328 231 1,424 1,016

Q2 2021

8,141 7,248 988 893 728 617 805 604 972 681 570 441 567 492 351 314 309 278 1,324 1,374

Q3 2021

8,795 7,482 1,042 985 732 693 778 707 923 792 572 472 617 488 396 306 346 256 1,706 1,133