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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

                                   June     Sept.    Dec.     Mar.     June    June    Sept.   Dec.    Mar.    June
                                   2018     2018     2018     2019     2019    2018    2018    2018    2019    2019
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,655    7,499    7,768    7,375    7,605     6.1     6.0     6.3     5.9     6.0
 At expanding establishments      6,257    6,122    6,318    6,038    6,229     5.0     4.9     5.1     4.8     4.9
 At opening establishments        1,398    1,377    1,450    1,337    1,376     1.1     1.1     1.2     1.1     1.1
Gross job losses                  7,254    7,432    6,957    6,850    7,423     5.8     6.0     5.6     5.5     5.9
 At contracting establishments    5,967    6,113    5,626    5,649    6,078     4.8     4.9     4.5     4.5     4.8
 At closing establishments        1,287    1,319    1,331    1,201    1,345     1.0     1.1     1.1     1.0     1.1
Net employment change               401       67      811      525      182     0.3     0.0     0.7     0.4     0.1
 
Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,410    1,314    1,406    1,343    1,363     6.5     6.0     6.4     6.1     6.2
 At expanding establishments      1,212    1,118    1,194    1,149    1,169     5.6     5.1     5.4     5.2     5.3
 At opening establishments          198      196      212      194      194     0.9     0.9     1.0     0.9     0.9
Gross job losses                  1,271    1,316    1,255    1,232    1,342     5.8     6.0     5.7     5.5     6.0
 At contracting establishments    1,066    1,116    1,052    1,049    1,135     4.9     5.1     4.8     4.7     5.1
 At closing establishments          205      200      203      183      207     0.9     0.9     0.9     0.8     0.9
Net employment change               139       -2      151      111       21     0.7     0.0     0.7     0.6     0.2
 
Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     275      240      246      243      265    14.2    12.5    12.6    12.4    13.6
 At expanding establishments        240      210      214      213      233    12.4    10.9    11.0    10.9    12.0
 At opening establishments           35       30       32       30       32     1.8     1.6     1.6     1.5     1.6
Gross job losses                    249      247      256      242      249    12.8    12.8    13.2    12.4    12.8
 At contracting establishments      214      218      227      213      218    11.0    11.3    11.7    10.9    11.2
 At closing establishments           35       29       29       29       31     1.8     1.5     1.5     1.5     1.6
Net employment change                26       -7      -10        1       16     1.4    -0.3    -0.6     0.0     0.8
 
Construction

Gross job gains                     695      651      695      698      683     9.6     9.0     9.6     9.3     9.1
 At expanding establishments        568      526      559      569      560     7.8     7.3     7.7     7.6     7.5
 At opening establishments          127      125      136      129      123     1.8     1.7     1.9     1.7     1.6
Gross job losses                    643      657      621      614      668     8.9     9.1     8.6     8.2     8.9
 At contracting establishments      520      535      499      500      540     7.2     7.4     6.9     6.7     7.2
 At closing establishments          123      122      122      114      128     1.7     1.7     1.7     1.5     1.7
Net employment change                52       -6       74       84       15     0.7    -0.1     1.0     1.1     0.2
 
Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     440      423      465      402      415     3.5     3.3     3.6     3.2     3.2
 At expanding establishments        404      382      421      367      376     3.2     3.0     3.3     2.9     2.9
 At opening establishments           36       41       44       35       39     0.3     0.3     0.3     0.3     0.3
Gross job losses                    379      412      378      376      425     3.0     3.3     3.0     2.9     3.3
 At contracting establishments      332      363      326      336      377     2.6     2.9     2.6     2.6     2.9
 At closing establishments           47       49       52       40       48     0.4     0.4     0.4     0.3     0.4
Net employment change                61       11       87       26      -10     0.5     0.0     0.6     0.3    -0.1
 
Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   6,245    6,185    6,362    6,032    6,242     6.1     6.1     6.2     5.8     6.0
 At expanding establishments      5,045    5,004    5,124    4,889    5,060     4.9     4.9     5.0     4.7     4.9
 At opening establishments        1,200    1,181    1,238    1,143    1,182     1.2     1.2     1.2     1.1     1.1
Gross job losses                  5,983    6,116    5,702    5,618    6,081     5.9     6.0     5.5     5.4     5.9
 At contracting establishments    4,901    4,997    4,574    4,600    4,943     4.8     4.9     4.4     4.4     4.8
 At closing establishments        1,082    1,119    1,128    1,018    1,138     1.1     1.1     1.1     1.0     1.1
Net employment change               262       69      660      414      161     0.2     0.1     0.7     0.4     0.1
 
Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     277      275      279      258      267     4.7     4.7     4.8     4.3     4.6
 At expanding establishments        230      223      228      214      222     3.9     3.8     3.9     3.6     3.8
 At opening establishments           47       52       51       44       45     0.8     0.9     0.9     0.7     0.8
Gross job losses                    251      269      245      243      262     4.2     4.6     4.1     4.2     4.5
 At contracting establishments      196      211      190      192      204     3.3     3.6     3.2     3.3     3.5
 At closing establishments           55       58       55       51       58     0.9     1.0     0.9     0.9     1.0
Net employment change                26        6       34       15        5     0.5     0.1     0.7     0.1     0.1
 
Retail trade

Gross job gains                     909      918      847      905      870     5.7     5.8     5.4     5.7     5.6
 At expanding establishments        774      794      737      789      749     4.9     5.0     4.7     5.0     4.8
 At opening establishments          135      124      110      116      121     0.8     0.8     0.7     0.7     0.8
Gross job losses                    961    1,002      918      863      971     6.1     6.3     5.8     5.5     6.2
 At contracting establishments      840      852      787      752      830     5.3     5.4     5.0     4.8     5.3
 At closing establishments          121      150      131      111      141     0.8     0.9     0.8     0.7     0.9
Net employment change               -52      -84      -71       42     -101    -0.4    -0.5    -0.4     0.2    -0.6
 
Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     286      313      421      281      308     5.5     6.0     7.8     5.2     5.7
 At expanding establishments        245      270      365      240      263     4.7     5.2     6.8     4.4     4.9
 At opening establishments           41       43       56       41       45     0.8     0.8     1.0     0.8     0.8
Gross job losses                    254      256      239      346      267     4.9     4.9     4.5     6.3     4.9
 At contracting establishments      217      219      198      311      227     4.2     4.2     3.7     5.7     4.2
 At closing establishments           37       37       41       35       40     0.7     0.7     0.8     0.6     0.7
Net employment change                32       57      182      -65       41     0.6     1.1     3.3    -1.1     0.8
 
Utilities

Gross job gains                      13       12       12       12       13     2.4     2.2     2.2     2.2     2.4
 At expanding establishments         11       10       11       11       11     2.0     1.8     2.0     2.0     2.0
 At opening establishments            2        2        1        1        2     0.4     0.4     0.2     0.2     0.4
Gross job losses                     15       13       14       13       14     2.7     2.4     2.6     2.4     2.6
 At contracting establishments       13       12       12       12       12     2.3     2.2     2.2     2.2     2.2
 At closing establishments            2        1        2        1        2     0.4     0.2     0.4     0.2     0.4
Net employment change                -2       -1       -2       -1       -1    -0.3    -0.2    -0.4    -0.2    -0.2
 
Information

Gross job gains                     160      150      145      175      162     5.7     5.3     5.1     6.2     5.7
 At expanding establishments        134      122      116      139      137     4.8     4.3     4.1     4.9     4.8
 At opening establishments           26       28       29       36       25     0.9     1.0     1.0     1.3     0.9
Gross job losses                    167      156      150      145      163     5.9     5.6     5.3     5.2     5.7
 At contracting establishments      139      129      121      120      135     4.9     4.6     4.3     4.3     4.7
 At closing establishments           28       27       29       25       28     1.0     1.0     1.0     0.9     1.0
Net employment change                -7       -6       -5       30       -1    -0.2    -0.3    -0.2     1.0     0.0
 
Financial activities

Gross job gains                     395      381      394      362      407     4.8     4.6     4.8     4.4     4.9
 At expanding establishments        313      299      299      290      322     3.8     3.6     3.6     3.5     3.9
 At opening establishments           82       82       95       72       85     1.0     1.0     1.2     0.9     1.0
Gross job losses                    357      387      376      343      357     4.4     4.8     4.6     4.2     4.3
 At contracting establishments      276      300      286      261      276     3.4     3.7     3.5     3.2     3.3
 At closing establishments           81       87       90       82       81     1.0     1.1     1.1     1.0     1.0
Net employment change                38       -6       18       19       50     0.4    -0.2     0.2     0.2     0.6
 
Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,471    1,438    1,508    1,318    1,474     7.0     6.8     7.2     6.3     7.0
 At expanding establishments      1,196    1,158    1,199    1,074    1,204     5.7     5.5     5.7     5.1     5.7
 At opening establishments          275      280      309      244      270     1.3     1.3     1.5     1.2     1.3
Gross job losses                  1,374    1,368    1,352    1,318    1,366     6.6     6.6     6.4     6.2     6.4
 At contracting establishments    1,098    1,099    1,061    1,065    1,085     5.3     5.3     5.0     5.0     5.1
 At closing establishments          276      269      291      253      281     1.3     1.3     1.4     1.2     1.3
Net employment change                97       70      156        0      108     0.4     0.2     0.8     0.1     0.6
 
Education and health services

Gross job gains                   1,015    1,014    1,004    1,003    1,016     4.5     4.5     4.4     4.4     4.4
 At expanding establishments        820      836      816      823      834     3.6     3.7     3.6     3.6     3.6
 At opening establishments          195      178      188      180      182     0.9     0.8     0.8     0.8     0.8
Gross job losses                    934      917      868      851      975     4.2     4.1     3.8     3.7     4.2
 At contracting establishments      758      739      686      673      785     3.4     3.3     3.0     2.9     3.4
 At closing establishments          176      178      182      178      190     0.8     0.8     0.8     0.8     0.8
Net employment change                81       97      136      152       41     0.3     0.4     0.6     0.7     0.2
 
Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,353    1,344    1,406    1,338    1,342     8.4     8.3     8.6     8.2     8.1
 At expanding establishments      1,065    1,049    1,110    1,064    1,062     6.6     6.5     6.8     6.5     6.4
 At opening establishments          288      295      296      274      280     1.8     1.8     1.8     1.7     1.7
Gross job losses                  1,364    1,418    1,230    1,198    1,397     8.4     8.7     7.6     7.3     8.4
 At contracting establishments    1,136    1,186    1,004      992    1,160     7.0     7.3     6.2     6.0     7.0
 At closing establishments          228      232      226      206      237     1.4     1.4     1.4     1.3     1.4
Net employment change               -11      -74      176      140      -55     0.0    -0.4     1.0     0.9    -0.3
 
Other services

Gross job gains                     318      301      304      299      310     7.5     7.1     7.2     7.0     7.3
 At expanding establishments        250      236      237      235      246     5.9     5.6     5.6     5.5     5.8
 At opening establishments           68       65       67       64       64     1.6     1.5     1.6     1.5     1.5
Gross job losses                    286      308      291      276      289     6.8     7.3     6.9     6.5     6.8
 At contracting establishments      223      244      224      216      223     5.3     5.8     5.3     5.1     5.2
 At closing establishments           63       64       67       60       66     1.5     1.5     1.6     1.4     1.6
Net employment change                32       -7       13       23       21     0.7    -0.2     0.3     0.5     0.5
 
(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately.

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