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Table 1. Private sector gross job gains and losses, seasonally adjusted

Table 1. Private sector gross job gains and job losses, seasonally adjusted

Total private

(In thousands)

                                                     Gross job gains                          Gross job losses
Year  3 months ended  Net change(1)     Total     Expanding      Opening         Total     Contracting    Closing
                                               establishments establishments            establishments establishments

2011  March                  334        6,540         5,322        1,218         6,206          5,025       1,181
      June                   582        6,966         5,625        1,341         6,384          5,115       1,269
      September              841        7,205         5,810        1,395         6,364          5,172       1,192
      December               335        6,865         5,503        1,362         6,530          5,273       1,257
 
2012  March                  948        7,080         5,746        1,334         6,132          5,005       1,127
      June                   616        7,051         5,724        1,327         6,435          5,266       1,169
      September              252        6,881         5,571        1,310         6,629          5,430       1,199
      December               695        7,110         5,753        1,357         6,415          5,225       1,190
 
2013  March                  558        6,941         5,705        1,236         6,383          5,201       1,182
      June                   674        7,152         5,830        1,322         6,478          5,271       1,207
      September              507        7,058         5,719        1,339         6,551          5,408       1,143
      December               700        7,255         5,926        1,329         6,555          5,353       1,202
 
2014  March                  419        6,953         5,687        1,266         6,534          5,380       1,154
      June                   895        7,454         6,114        1,340         6,559          5,342       1,217
      September              577        7,247         5,918        1,329         6,670          5,487       1,183
      December             1,038        7,617         6,248        1,369         6,579          5,346       1,233
 
2015  March                  216        7,046         5,733        1,313         6,830          5,626       1,204
      June                   849        7,580         6,235        1,345         6,731          5,540       1,191
      September              475        7,344         5,983        1,361         6,869          5,657       1,212
      December               944        7,817         6,360        1,457         6,873          5,607       1,266
 
2016  March                  249        7,163         5,875        1,288         6,914          5,706       1,208
      June                   318        7,443         6,070        1,373         7,125          5,820       1,305
      September              748        7,710         6,250        1,460         6,962          5,718       1,244
      December               308        7,413         6,007        1,406         7,105          5,806       1,299
 
2017  March                  662        7,441         6,103        1,338         6,779          5,595       1,184
      June                   496        7,625         6,251        1,374         7,129          5,862       1,267
      September              -52        7,318         5,969        1,349         7,370          6,073       1,297
      December               913        7,792         6,360        1,432         6,879          5,583       1,296
 
2018  March                  727        7,506         6,153        1,353         6,779          5,589       1,190
      June                   422        7,657         6,255        1,402         7,235          5,951       1,284
      September               79        7,500         6,125        1,375         7,421          6,099       1,322
      December               763        7,744         6,301        1,443         6,981          5,648       1,333
 
2019  March                  537        7,473         6,112        1,361         6,936          5,689       1,247
      June                   182        7,637         6,249        1,388         7,455          6,095       1,360
      September               48        7,395         6,016        1,379         7,347          6,073       1,274
      December               785        7,848         6,354        1,494         7,063          5,736       1,327
 
2020  March                 -791        7,078         5,719        1,359         7,869          6,365       1,504
      June               -14,692        5,709         4,416        1,293        20,401         17,475       2,926
      September            4,010       10,868         8,817        2,051         6,858          5,483       1,375
      December             2,064        8,821         7,124        1,697         6,757          5,403       1,354
 
2021  March                1,685        8,154         6,644        1,510         6,469          5,340       1,129
 
(1) Net change is the difference between total gross job gains and total gross job losses.

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Last Modified Date: October 27, 2021