Table 3. Private sector gross job gains and losses by industry, seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Private sector gross job gains and losses by industry, seasonally adjusted

                                      Gross job gains and job losses      Gross job gains and job losses
                                           (in thousands)                   as a percent of employment

    Category                                 3 months ended                      3 months ended

                                   June    Sept.   Dec.    Mar.    June   June   Sept.  Dec.   Mar.   June  
                                   2015    2015    2015    2016    2016   2015   2015   2015   2016   2016
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,588   7,338   7,843   6,977   7,463    6.4    6.3    6.6    5.8    6.2
 At expanding establishments      6,244   5,972   6,375   5,778   6,056    5.3    5.1    5.4    4.8    5.0
 At opening establishments        1,344   1,366   1,468   1,199   1,407    1.1    1.2    1.2    1.0    1.2
Gross job losses                  6,773   6,911   6,842   6,783   7,156    5.7    5.8    5.8    5.7    6.0
 At contracting establishments    5,573   5,698   5,573   5,617   5,829    4.7    4.8    4.7    4.7    4.9
 At closing establishments        1,200   1,213   1,269   1,166   1,327    1.0    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.1
Net employment change               815     427   1,001     194     307     .7     .5     .8     .1     .2

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,395   1,292   1,368   1,292   1,332    6.7    6.2    6.6    6.1    6.4
 At expanding establishments      1,200   1,104   1,162   1,119   1,145    5.8    5.3    5.6    5.3    5.5
 At opening establishments          195     188     206     173     187     .9     .9    1.0     .8     .9
Gross job losses                  1,337   1,312   1,316   1,282   1,381    6.4    6.3    6.3    6.2    6.6
 At contracting establishments    1,142   1,117   1,120   1,099   1,171    5.5    5.4    5.4    5.3    5.6
 At closing establishments          195     195     196     183     210     .9     .9     .9     .9    1.0
Net employment change                58     -20      52      10     -49     .3    -.1     .3    -.1    -.2

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     266     246     248     254     260   13.1   12.5   12.8   13.1   13.8
 At expanding establishments        232     212     214     223     228   11.4   10.8   11.0   11.5   12.1
 At opening establishments           34      34      34      31      32    1.7    1.7    1.8    1.6    1.7
Gross job losses                    333     288     301     272     297   16.4   14.6   15.5   14.1   15.9
 At contracting establishments      297     252     266     239     264   14.6   12.8   13.7   12.4   14.1
 At closing establishments           36      36      35      33      33    1.8    1.8    1.8    1.7    1.8
Net employment change               -67     -42     -53     -18     -37   -3.3   -2.1   -2.7   -1.0   -2.1

Construction

Gross job gains                     697     652     705     661     657   11.0   10.1   10.8   10.0    9.8
 At expanding establishments        572     534     574     550     541    9.0    8.3    8.8    8.3    8.1
 At opening establishments          125     118     131     111     116    2.0    1.8    2.0    1.7    1.7
Gross job losses                    602     606     589     607     650    9.4    9.5    9.1    9.1    9.7
 At contracting establishments      486     492     474     499     523    7.6    7.7    7.3    7.5    7.8
 At closing establishments          116     114     115     108     127    1.8    1.8    1.8    1.6    1.9
Net employment change                95      46     116      54       7    1.6     .6    1.7     .9     .1

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     432     394     415     377     415    3.5    3.2    3.3    3.1    3.4
 At expanding establishments        396     358     374     346     376    3.2    2.9    3.0    2.8    3.1
 At opening establishments           36      36      41      31      39     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    402     418     426     403     434    3.2    3.4    3.5    3.2    3.5
 At contracting establishments      359     373     380     361     384    2.9    3.0    3.1    2.9    3.1
 At closing establishments           43      45      46      42      50     .3     .4     .4     .3     .4
Net employment change                30     -24     -11     -26     -19     .3    -.2    -.2    -.1    -.1

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   6,193   6,046   6,475   5,685   6,131    6.4    6.2    6.6    5.7    6.2
 At expanding establishments      5,044   4,868   5,213   4,659   4,911    5.2    5.0    5.3    4.7    5.0
 At opening establishments        1,149   1,178   1,262   1,026   1,220    1.2    1.2    1.3    1.0    1.2
Gross job losses                  5,436   5,599   5,526   5,501   5,775    5.6    5.7    5.6    5.6    5.8
 At contracting establishments    4,431   4,581   4,453   4,518   4,658    4.6    4.7    4.5    4.6    4.7
 At closing establishments        1,005   1,018   1,073     983   1,117    1.0    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.1
Net employment change               757     447     949     184     356     .8     .5    1.0     .1     .4

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     286     271     294     256     276    4.9    4.6    4.9    4.4    4.7
 At expanding establishments        240     225     244     216     227    4.1    3.8    4.1    3.7    3.9
 At opening establishments           46      46      50      40      49     .8     .8     .8     .7     .8
Gross job losses                    263     264     268     265     273    4.4    4.5    4.5    4.5    4.6
 At contracting establishments      208     209     209     208     213    3.5    3.6    3.5    3.5    3.6
 At closing establishments           55      55      59      57      60     .9     .9    1.0    1.0    1.0
Net employment change                23       7      26      -9       3     .5     .1     .4    -.1     .1

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     998     928     925     948     926    6.3    5.8    5.9    6.0    5.8
 At expanding establishments        867     795     798     833     798    5.5    5.0    5.1    5.3    5.0
 At opening establishments          131     133     127     115     128     .8     .8     .8     .7     .8
Gross job losses                    837     937     921     850     900    5.3    5.9    5.8    5.4    5.7
 At contracting establishments      724     823     789     747     790    4.6    5.2    5.0    4.7    5.0
 At closing establishments          113     114     132     103     110     .7     .7     .8     .7     .7
Net employment change               161      -9       4      98      26    1.0    -.1     .1     .6     .1

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     262     268     343     229     246    5.7    5.8    7.3    4.8    5.2
 At expanding establishments        226     230     305     200     209    4.9    5.0    6.5    4.2    4.4
 At opening establishments           36      38      38      29      37     .8     .8     .8     .6     .8
Gross job losses                    229     227     227     293     250    5.0    4.9    4.8    6.1    5.3
 At contracting establishments      197     191     188     258     211    4.3    4.1    4.0    5.4    4.5
 At closing establishments           32      36      39      35      39     .7     .8     .8     .7     .8
Net employment change                33      41     116     -64      -4     .7     .9    2.5   -1.3    -.1

Utilities

Gross job gains                      13      13      12       9      13    2.4    2.4    2.2    1.6    2.4
 At expanding establishments         12      11      11       8      11    2.2    2.0    2.0    1.4    2.0
 At opening establishments            1       2       1       1       2     .2     .4     .2     .2     .4
Gross job losses                     13      13      11      10      13    2.4    2.4    2.0    1.8    2.4
 At contracting establishments       11      12      10       9      11    2.0    2.2    1.8    1.6    2.0
 At closing establishments            2       1       1       1       2     .4     .2     .2     .2     .4
Net employment change                 0       0       1      -1       0     .0     .0     .2    -.2     .0

Information

Gross job gains                     151     145     162     135     157    5.5    5.3    5.9    4.9    5.6
 At expanding establishments        129     121     135     116     132    4.7    4.4    4.9    4.2    4.7
 At opening establishments           22      24      27      19      25     .8     .9    1.0     .7     .9
Gross job losses                    131     145     140     138     139    4.7    5.2    5.0    5.0    5.0
 At contracting establishments      108     122     112     110     109    3.9    4.4    4.0    4.0    3.9
 At closing establishments           23      23      28      28      30     .8     .8    1.0    1.0    1.1
Net employment change                20       0      22      -3      18     .8     .1     .9    -.1     .6

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     388     370     394     344     389    4.9    4.7    5.0    4.3    4.9
 At expanding establishments        316     299     307     278     313    4.0    3.8    3.9    3.5    3.9
 At opening establishments           72      71      87      66      76     .9     .9    1.1     .8    1.0
Gross job losses                    332     349     353     333     354    4.2    4.5    4.5    4.2    4.4
 At contracting establishments      259     273     270     258     272    3.3    3.5    3.4    3.3    3.4
 At closing establishments           73      76      83      75      82     .9    1.0    1.1     .9    1.0
Net employment change                56      21      41      11      35     .7     .2     .5     .1     .5

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,450   1,417   1,600   1,237   1,426    7.5    7.2    8.1    6.3    7.2
 At expanding establishments      1,184   1,143   1,292   1,026   1,165    6.1    5.8    6.5    5.2    5.9
 At opening establishments          266     274     308     211     261    1.4    1.4    1.6    1.1    1.3
Gross job losses                  1,313   1,315   1,311   1,355   1,363    6.8    6.7    6.6    6.8    6.9
 At contracting establishments    1,049   1,054   1,037   1,111   1,065    5.4    5.4    5.2    5.6    5.4
 At closing establishments          264     261     274     244     298    1.4    1.3    1.4    1.2    1.5
Net employment change               137     102     289    -118      63     .7     .5    1.5    -.5     .3

Education and health services

Gross job gains                     940     970   1,006     878     962    4.5    4.6    4.8    4.1    4.5
 At expanding establishments        781     806     824     726     776    3.7    3.8    3.9    3.4    3.6
 At opening establishments          159     164     182     152     186     .8     .8     .9     .7     .9
Gross job losses                    815     827     801     813     888    3.9    3.9    3.8    3.8    4.2
 At contracting establishments      656     659     635     658     701    3.1    3.1    3.0    3.1    3.3
 At closing establishments          159     168     166     155     187     .8     .8     .8     .7     .9
Net employment change               125     143     205      65      74     .6     .7    1.0     .3     .3

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,316   1,270   1,344   1,247   1,312    8.8    8.4    8.8    8.0    8.4
 At expanding establishments      1,034     994   1,048   1,013   1,025    6.9    6.6    6.9    6.5    6.6
 At opening establishments          282     276     296     234     287    1.9    1.8    1.9    1.5    1.8
Gross job losses                  1,205   1,211   1,184   1,138   1,273    8.0    8.0    7.8    7.4    8.2
 At contracting establishments      999   1,009     977     939   1,055    6.6    6.7    6.4    6.1    6.8
 At closing establishments          206     202     207     199     218    1.4    1.3    1.4    1.3    1.4
Net employment change               111      59     160     109      39     .8     .4    1.0     .6     .2

Other services

Gross job gains                     304     284     294     272     301    7.6    7.0    7.2    6.7    7.4
 At expanding establishments        240     227     232     219     235    6.0    5.6    5.7    5.4    5.8
 At opening establishments           64      57      62      53      66    1.6    1.4    1.5    1.3    1.6
Gross job losses                    268     282     273     266     284    6.6    6.9    6.8    6.5    7.0
 At contracting establishments      210     220     213     207     219    5.2    5.4    5.3    5.1    5.4
 At closing establishments           58      62      60      59      65    1.4    1.5    1.5    1.4    1.6
Net employment change                36       2      21       6      17    1.0     .1     .4     .2     .4

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately

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