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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

                                   Dec.     Mar.     June     Sept.    Dec.    Dec.    Mar.    June    Sept.   Dec.
                                   2020     2021     2021     2021     2021    2020    2021    2021    2021    2021
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   8,821    8,154    8,141    8,795    9,576     7.4     6.8     6.7     7.2     7.7
 At expanding establishments      7,124    6,644    6,597    7,139    7,733     6.0     5.5     5.4     5.8     6.2
 At opening establishments        1,697    1,510    1,544    1,656    1,843     1.4     1.3     1.3     1.4     1.5
Gross job losses                  6,757    6,469    7,248    7,482    6,697     5.7     5.4     5.9     6.2     5.4
 At contracting establishments    5,403    5,340    5,982    5,937    5,347     4.6     4.5     4.9     4.9     4.3
 At closing establishments        1,354    1,129    1,266    1,545    1,350     1.1     0.9     1.0     1.3     1.1
Net employment change             2,064    1,685      893    1,313    2,879     1.7     1.4     0.8     1.0     2.3
 
Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,469    1,368    1,273    1,335    1,517     6.9     6.4     6.0     6.3     7.0
 At expanding establishments      1,251    1,160    1,085    1,122    1,290     5.9     5.4     5.1     5.3     6.0
 At opening establishments          218      208      188      213      227     1.0     1.0     0.9     1.0     1.0
Gross job losses                  1,172    1,181    1,328    1,266    1,133     5.6     5.5     6.2     5.9     5.2
 At contracting establishments      982    1,004    1,131    1,045      940     4.7     4.7     5.3     4.9     4.3
 At closing establishments          190      177      197      221      193     0.9     0.8     0.9     1.0     0.9
Net employment change               297      187      -55       69      384     1.3     0.9    -0.2     0.4     1.8
 
Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     231      238      220      218      228    13.3    13.4    12.6    12.7    12.9
 At expanding establishments        200      209      194      191      200    11.5    11.8    11.1    11.1    11.3
 At opening establishments           31       29       26       27       28     1.8     1.6     1.5     1.6     1.6
Gross job losses                    229      233      217      201      217    13.2    13.2    12.4    11.7    12.3
 At contracting establishments      202      203      192      174      191    11.6    11.5    11.0    10.1    10.8
 At closing establishments           27       30       25       27       26     1.6     1.7     1.4     1.6     1.5
Net employment change                 2        5        3       17       11     0.1     0.2     0.2     1.0     0.6
 
Construction

Gross job gains                     716      679      627      637      715     9.9     9.2     8.4     8.7     9.6
 At expanding establishments        577      545      507      500      571     8.0     7.4     6.8     6.8     7.7
 At opening establishments          139      134      120      137      144     1.9     1.8     1.6     1.9     1.9
Gross job losses                    565      581      656      641      572     7.8     7.8     8.9     8.8     7.7
 At contracting establishments      449      475      531      505      452     6.2     6.4     7.2     6.9     6.1
 At closing establishments          116      106      125      136      120     1.6     1.4     1.7     1.9     1.6
Net employment change               151       98      -29       -4      143     2.1     1.4    -0.5    -0.1     1.9
 
Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     522      451      426      480      574     4.3     3.7     3.4     3.9     4.6
 At expanding establishments        474      406      384      431      519     3.9     3.3     3.1     3.5     4.2
 At opening establishments           48       45       42       49       55     0.4     0.4     0.3     0.4     0.4
Gross job losses                    378      367      455      424      344     3.1     3.0     3.7     3.5     2.8
 At contracting establishments      331      326      408      366      297     2.7     2.7     3.3     3.0     2.4
 At closing establishments           47       41       47       58       47     0.4     0.3     0.4     0.5     0.4
Net employment change               144       84      -29       56      230     1.2     0.7    -0.3     0.4     1.8
 
Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   7,352    6,786    6,868    7,460    8,059     7.6     6.9     6.9     7.4     7.9
 At expanding establishments      5,873    5,484    5,512    6,017    6,443     6.1     5.6     5.5     6.0     6.3
 At opening establishments        1,479    1,302    1,356    1,443    1,616     1.5     1.3     1.4     1.4     1.6
Gross job losses                  5,585    5,288    5,920    6,216    5,564     5.8     5.4     6.0     6.1     5.4
 At contracting establishments    4,421    4,336    4,851    4,892    4,407     4.6     4.4     4.9     4.8     4.3
 At closing establishments        1,164      952    1,069    1,324    1,157     1.2     1.0     1.1     1.3     1.1
Net employment change             1,767    1,498      948    1,244    2,495     1.8     1.5     0.9     1.3     2.5
 
Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     302      265      280      307      356     5.5     4.7     5.0     5.4     6.2
 At expanding establishments        243      218      232      249      286     4.4     3.9     4.1     4.4     5.0
 At opening establishments           59       47       48       58       70     1.1     0.8     0.9     1.0     1.2
Gross job losses                    223      220      247      276      224     3.9     3.9     4.4     4.9     3.9
 At contracting establishments      170      173      190      202      171     3.0     3.1     3.4     3.6     3.0
 At closing establishments           53       47       57       74       53     0.9     0.8     1.0     1.3     0.9
Net employment change                79       45       33       31      132     1.6     0.8     0.6     0.5     2.3
 
Retail trade

Gross job gains                     936      923      926      961      925     6.2     6.1     6.0     6.2     6.0
 At expanding establishments        814      801      801      836      798     5.4     5.3     5.2     5.4     5.2
 At opening establishments          122      122      125      125      127     0.8     0.8     0.8     0.8     0.8
Gross job losses                    841      765      949    1,003      830     5.6     5.0     6.2     6.5     5.4
 At contracting establishments      711      667      844      875      722     4.7     4.4     5.5     5.7     4.7
 At closing establishments          130       98      105      128      108     0.9     0.6     0.7     0.8     0.7
Net employment change                95      158      -23      -42       95     0.6     1.1    -0.2    -0.3     0.6
 
Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     636      353      323      431      694    11.1     5.9     5.5     7.4    11.2
 At expanding establishments        521      303      271      368      577     9.1     5.1     4.6     6.3     9.3
 At opening establishments          115       50       52       63      117     2.0     0.8     0.9     1.1     1.9
Gross job losses                    276      417      390      309      247     4.8     7.1     6.7     5.2     4.0
 At contracting establishments      236      381      350      260      203     4.1     6.5     6.0     4.4     3.3
 At closing establishments           40       36       40       49       44     0.7     0.6     0.7     0.8     0.7
Net employment change               360      -64      -67      122      447     6.3    -1.2    -1.2     2.2     7.2
 
Utilities

Gross job gains                      13       10       13       16       17     2.4     1.9     2.4     3.0     3.2
 At expanding establishments         11        9       11       14       15     2.0     1.7     2.0     2.6     2.8
 At opening establishments            2        1        2        2        2     0.4     0.2     0.4     0.4     0.4
Gross job losses                     12       10       13       14       14     2.2     1.9     2.4     2.6     2.6
 At contracting establishments       10        9       11       11       12     1.8     1.7     2.0     2.0     2.2
 At closing establishments            2        1        2        3        2     0.4     0.2     0.4     0.6     0.4
Net employment change                 1        0        0        2        3     0.2     0.0     0.0     0.4     0.6
 
Information

Gross job gains                     175      181      193      240      224     6.6     6.6     6.9     8.5     7.6
 At expanding establishments        136      153      148      195      179     5.1     5.6     5.3     6.9     6.1
 At opening establishments           39       28       45       45       45     1.5     1.0     1.6     1.6     1.5
Gross job losses                    143      117      161      146      172     5.4     4.3     5.8     5.1     5.9
 At contracting establishments      109       93      131      109      136     4.1     3.4     4.7     3.8     4.7
 At closing establishments           34       24       30       37       36     1.3     0.9     1.1     1.3     1.2
Net employment change                32       64       32       94       52     1.2     2.3     1.1     3.4     1.7
 
Financial activities

Gross job gains                     432      386      418      483      512     5.3     4.7     5.1     5.8     6.1
 At expanding establishments        321      302      322      374      388     3.9     3.7     3.9     4.5     4.6
 At opening establishments          111       84       96      109      124     1.4     1.0     1.2     1.3     1.5
Gross job losses                    371      339      419      431      391     4.5     4.1     5.1     5.1     4.7
 At contracting establishments      279      255      321      319      294     3.4     3.1     3.9     3.8     3.5
 At closing establishments           92       84       98      112       97     1.1     1.0     1.2     1.3     1.2
Net employment change                61       47       -1       52      121     0.8     0.6     0.0     0.7     1.4
 
Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,855    1,467    1,539    1,728    1,966     9.0     7.1     7.3     8.2     9.1
 At expanding establishments      1,500    1,180    1,216    1,369    1,601     7.3     5.7     5.8     6.5     7.4
 At opening establishments          355      287      323      359      365     1.7     1.4     1.5     1.7     1.7
Gross job losses                  1,195    1,245    1,470    1,476    1,303     5.8     6.0     7.0     7.0     6.1
 At contracting establishments      908    1,000    1,197    1,121      988     4.4     4.8     5.7     5.3     4.6
 At closing establishments          287      245      273      355      315     1.4     1.2     1.3     1.7     1.5
Net employment change               660      222       69      252      663     3.2     1.1     0.3     1.2     3.0
 
Education and health services

Gross job gains                   1,172    1,049    1,020    1,058    1,235     5.2     4.7     4.5     4.7     5.4
 At expanding establishments        944      855      820      849      953     4.2     3.8     3.6     3.8     4.2
 At opening establishments          228      194      200      209      282     1.0     0.9     0.9     0.9     1.2
Gross job losses                    892      912    1,002    1,078      994     4.0     4.0     4.5     4.8     4.4
 At contracting establishments      697      744      806      829      776     3.1     3.3     3.6     3.7     3.4
 At closing establishments          195      168      196      249      218     0.9     0.7     0.9     1.1     1.0
Net employment change               280      137       18      -20      241     1.2     0.7     0.0    -0.1     1.0
 
Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,447    1,723    1,725    1,788    1,655    11.6    13.3    12.6    12.4    11.0
 At expanding establishments      1,139    1,408    1,420    1,476    1,352     9.1    10.9    10.4    10.2     9.0
 At opening establishments          308      315      305      312      303     2.5     2.4     2.2     2.2     2.0
Gross job losses                  1,329      983      984    1,176    1,098    10.6     7.7     7.2     8.2     7.3
 At contracting establishments    1,087      809      802      961      899     8.7     6.3     5.9     6.7     6.0
 At closing establishments          242      174      182      215      199     1.9     1.4     1.3     1.5     1.3
Net employment change               118      740      741      612      557     1.0     5.6     5.4     4.2     3.7
 
Other services

Gross job gains                     327      322      330      349      363     8.8     8.5     8.5     8.9     9.0
 At expanding establishments        235      239      256      270      275     6.3     6.3     6.6     6.9     6.8
 At opening establishments           92       83       74       79       88     2.5     2.2     1.9     2.0     2.2
Gross job losses                    283      256      260      278      263     7.6     6.8     6.8     7.1     6.5
 At contracting establishments      208      197      191      196      197     5.6     5.2     5.0     5.0     4.9
 At closing establishments           75       59       69       82       66     2.0     1.6     1.8     2.1     1.6
Net employment change                44       66       70       71      100     1.2     1.7     1.7     1.8     2.5
 
(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately.
Last Modified Date: July 27, 2022