Table 7. Private sector gross job gains and losses as a percent of total employment by state, seasonally adjusted

Table 7.  Private sector gross job gains and losses as a percent of total employment by state, seasonally adjusted

                        Gross job gains as a percent of employment    Gross job losses as a percent of employment
State                              (3 months ended)                               (3 months ended)

                        Dec.    Mar.     June     Sept.   Dec.        Dec.     Mar.      June    Sept.    Dec.
                        2016    2017     2017     2017    2017        2016     2017      2017    2017     2017

United States1.....      6.2     6.0      6.2      6.0     6.4         5.9      5.4       5.8      6.1     5.5

Alabama.....             5.8     6.1      5.5      6.0     6.0         5.8      5.2       5.6      5.8     5.4
Alaska.....              9.8     9.4     11.0      8.5     9.4        10.0      9.8       9.9     10.5    10.2
Arizona.....             6.0     5.8      6.2      6.6     6.2         5.5      5.4       5.7      5.3     5.3
Arkansas.....            5.9     5.6      5.2      5.7     5.9         5.4      5.0       5.6      5.5     5.0
California.....          6.9     6.7      6.9      6.5     6.9         6.3      6.0       6.6      6.4     6.0
Colorado.....            6.6     6.8      7.1      6.6     6.8         6.5      6.2       6.3      6.4     6.1
Connecticut.....         5.1     5.5      5.7      5.2     5.3         5.2      5.1       5.1      5.7     5.1
Delaware.....            6.2     6.6      6.6      6.5     7.1         6.2      5.9       7.0      6.6     6.4
District of Columbia..   5.6     5.7      5.7      5.4     5.7         5.6      4.7       5.6      5.3     5.0
Florida.....             6.7     6.1      6.6      5.6     8.1         6.1      5.5       6.1      7.5     5.2

Georgia.....             6.6     6.3      6.2      6.1     6.9         5.8      5.8       6.1      6.2     5.5
Hawaii.....              5.0     5.1      5.2      5.4     5.1         5.0      4.8       5.4      5.3     4.9
Idaho.....               7.5     7.9      7.3      6.7     7.4         6.7      6.3       6.6      6.6     6.4
Illinois.....            6.1     5.8      5.7      5.6     6.0         5.6      5.4       5.5      6.0     5.3
Indiana.....             5.4     5.7      5.7      5.5     5.7         5.2      5.1       5.5      5.5     5.1
Iowa.....                5.7     6.1      5.6      5.4     5.9         5.9      5.5       5.7      5.7     5.3
Kansas.....              5.9     5.8      5.5      6.3     6.1         5.7      5.6       6.6      5.7     5.2
Kentucky.....            6.1     5.7      6.1      5.9     6.0         5.8      5.4       5.9      5.8     5.4
Louisiana.....           5.9     6.4      6.2      6.1     6.2         6.5      5.9       6.5      6.1     6.0
Maine.....               7.4     7.2      7.7      6.5     7.1         7.1      6.4       7.7      7.5     6.7

Maryland.....            6.6     6.1      6.4      6.1     6.2         6.2      5.9       6.2      6.2     6.2
Massachusetts.....       5.6     5.5      6.1      5.5     5.7         5.4      5.1       5.2      5.6     5.6
Michigan.....            5.5     5.6      5.7      5.3     5.6         5.4      5.0       5.3      6.0     5.5
Minnesota.....           5.7     5.8      5.7      5.4     5.8         5.7      4.7       5.3      5.7     5.6
Mississippi.....         6.3     5.7      5.9      5.7     6.3         5.6      5.9       6.0      5.9     5.5
Missouri.....            5.7     5.9      5.6      5.9     5.6         5.6      4.9       5.6      5.9     5.4
Montana.....             7.8     8.1      7.9      7.2     8.5         7.5      7.1       7.7      8.0     7.4
Nebraska.....            5.7     5.9      5.6      5.9     6.2         6.2      5.2       6.1      5.9     5.5
Nevada.....              6.2     6.6      6.3      6.3     6.5         5.6      5.2       6.0      5.8     5.2
New Hampshire.....       6.3     5.7      6.6      5.6     6.6         5.9      5.6       5.9      6.5     5.9

New Jersey.....          6.4     5.5      6.7      6.0     6.5         5.9      5.8       5.5      6.2     5.6
New Mexico.....          6.6     6.4      6.7      6.5     6.3         6.5      6.2       6.3      6.3     6.0
New York.....            6.1     6.2      6.5      6.2     6.1         5.9      5.7       5.7      6.1     5.8
North Carolina.....      6.3     6.2      6.3      6.0     6.3         5.7      5.5       5.9      6.0     5.5
North Dakota.....        6.7     7.6      6.8      6.7     6.8         7.7      6.7       6.9      6.8     6.7
Ohio.....                5.7     5.7      5.8      5.1     5.6         5.4      5.1       5.4      5.6     5.2
Oklahoma.....            6.5     6.3      6.6      6.5     6.4         6.3      6.5       5.9      6.0     5.8
Oregon.....              6.6     6.9      6.5      6.5     6.8         6.3      5.7       5.9      6.3     6.0
Pennsylvania.....        5.4     5.2      5.5      5.4     5.5         5.1      5.0       5.2      5.2     4.9
Rhode Island.....        5.7     6.3      6.5      5.9     6.6         5.8      5.9       5.9      6.3     6.0

South Carolina.....      6.5     6.0      6.1      5.7     6.9         5.4      5.6       6.0      6.4     5.1
South Dakota.....        6.0     6.4      6.3      5.7     6.4         6.1      5.9       6.3      6.0     5.7
Tennessee.....           5.8     5.1      5.4      5.4     5.8         5.1      4.9       5.1      5.2     4.9
Texas.....               5.9     5.8      5.8      5.9     6.3         5.4      5.2       5.4      5.7     5.3
Utah.....                6.8     7.7      6.8      6.8     7.0         6.4      6.1       6.2      6.3     5.8
Vermont.....             7.0     6.6      7.9      6.7     7.2         7.0      6.8       6.8      7.8     6.4
Virginia.....            6.2     6.0      6.2      5.8     6.3         5.9      5.6       5.9      6.2     5.5
Washington.....          7.1     6.8      7.1      6.3     6.9         6.7      5.6       6.1      6.3     5.8
West Virginia.....       6.4     6.3      6.4      6.9     6.3         6.2      6.4       6.5      6.5     6.1
Wisconsin.....           5.5     5.9      5.6      5.0     5.6         5.3      4.8       5.5      5.7     5.0

Wyoming.....             8.8     8.8      8.5      8.7     8.8         8.7      8.1       9.0      7.9     8.3
Puerto Rico.....         5.8     5.1      5.2      4.1     7.1         5.4      5.7       5.2      6.2    11.7
Virgin Islands.....      6.0     5.3      6.2      4.2     8.4         6.0      5.5       4.7      8.3    24.1


(1) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.





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