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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

                        June    Sept.   Dec.    Mar.    June          June    Sept.   Dec.    Mar.    June
                        2018    2018    2018    2019    2019          2018    2018    2018    2019    2019

United States.......     6.1     6.0     6.3     5.9     6.0           5.8     6.0     5.6     5.5     5.9
 
Alabama.............     5.8     6.0     6.3     6.0     5.8           5.7     5.9     5.3     5.5     6.0
Alaska..............    10.9     8.9    11.0    10.0    10.8          10.7    10.7     9.8     9.0    10.2
Arizona.............     6.0     6.6     6.2     5.6     5.7           5.9     5.1     5.1     5.5     5.7
Arkansas............     5.0     6.1     5.9     5.2     5.0           5.7     5.6     5.0     5.1     5.7
California..........     6.7     6.5     6.9     6.3     6.6           6.4     6.2     5.9     6.2     6.4
Colorado............     6.8     6.6     6.8     6.6     7.0           6.1     6.8     6.0     6.3     6.2
Connecticut.........     5.8     5.3     5.3     5.2     5.8           5.1     5.7     4.9     5.7     5.9
Delaware............     6.4     5.7     6.6     6.4     6.0           6.0     6.5     5.6     5.5     6.3
District of Columbia     5.6     5.3     5.6     5.4     5.4           5.6     5.5     5.1     4.9     5.5
Florida.............     6.4     6.8     6.4     6.1     6.5           6.1     5.8     6.1     5.6     6.3
 
Georgia.............     6.3     6.7     6.3     6.8     6.2           6.4     6.1     5.8     5.7     6.4
Hawaii..............     5.3     5.1     5.8     5.4     4.7           5.4     5.4     5.1     5.9     6.1
Idaho...............     7.3     6.8     7.4     7.5     7.1           6.8     6.9     6.3     6.1     6.7
Illinois............     5.6     5.5     5.5     5.2     5.6           5.6     5.8     5.6     5.1     5.3
Indiana.............     5.5     5.2     5.6     5.9     5.2           5.5     5.4     5.0     4.8     5.8
Iowa................     5.7     5.3     5.8     5.1     5.8           5.4     5.7     5.3     5.4     5.6
Kansas..............     5.7     5.9     6.1     5.4     5.7           5.6     5.7     5.4     5.7     5.7
Kentucky............     5.9     5.8     6.1     5.8     5.8           5.7     6.0     5.4     5.5     5.9
Louisiana...........     6.2     6.3     6.2     5.9     6.0           6.5     6.3     5.8     5.9     6.5
Maine...............     8.0     6.1     7.3     7.2     7.5           7.1     7.5     6.7     6.4     7.5
 
Maryland............     6.1     6.3     6.8     6.4     6.3           5.8     6.6     6.4     5.7     6.4
Massachusetts.......     6.1     5.6     5.8     5.7     6.0           5.5     6.1     5.3     5.2     5.7
Michigan............     5.5     5.0     5.6     5.1     5.5           5.2     6.2     5.2     4.6     5.8
Minnesota...........     5.8     5.5     5.7     5.2     5.8           5.2     5.7     5.4     5.1     5.5
Mississippi.........     5.7     5.9     6.5     5.7     5.8           6.0     5.9     5.3     6.2     6.0
Missouri............     5.7     5.9     5.8     5.4     5.6           5.7     6.0     5.4     5.3     5.8
Montana.............     8.0     7.2     8.9     7.6     8.0           7.8     7.9     7.2     8.0     7.7
Nebraska............     5.8     5.9     5.9     5.7     5.7           5.8     5.9     5.7     5.6     5.7
Nevada..............     6.1     6.7     6.6     6.0     5.9           5.8     5.7     5.5     5.4     6.0
New Hampshire.......     6.7     5.7     6.6     6.3     6.4           6.2     6.8     5.7     5.7     6.3
 
New Jersey..........     6.5     6.0     6.4     5.7     6.2           5.8     6.4     5.7     5.6     5.8
New Mexico..........     6.7     6.4     6.8     6.4     6.3           6.2     6.4     6.1     5.8     6.3
New York............     6.3     6.1     6.3     6.0     6.0           5.8     6.4     5.7     5.3     5.9
North Carolina......     6.1     5.7     6.7     6.3     6.1           5.7     6.4     5.3     5.1     5.7
North Dakota........     6.7     6.6     6.8     7.1     6.7           6.2     6.6     6.2     6.4     6.7
Ohio................     5.6     5.4     5.6     5.5     5.6           5.4     5.8     5.3     5.1     5.7
Oklahoma............     6.4     6.7     6.5     5.8     5.9           6.3     6.1     6.1     5.8     6.2
Oregon..............     6.2     6.2     6.7     6.3     6.3           6.3     6.3     6.0     5.8     6.1
Pennsylvania........     5.3     5.4     5.3     5.1     5.2           5.1     5.2     4.8     4.8     5.3
Rhode Island........     6.3     6.2     6.4     5.8     6.4           6.1     6.4     5.7     5.6     6.7
 
South Carolina......     7.5     5.8     7.4     6.4     6.3           6.7     6.5     5.4     6.0     6.2
South Dakota........     6.1     6.0     6.3     5.7     6.2           6.1     5.7     5.8     6.4     6.0
Tennessee...........     5.5     5.8     5.8     5.4     5.5           5.3     5.3     4.9     4.8     5.0
Texas...............     5.9     6.0     6.2     5.5     5.7           5.3     5.4     5.2     5.2     5.3
Utah................     6.9     7.3     6.9     7.3     6.9           6.4     6.4     6.2     6.2     6.5
Vermont.............     7.2     6.9     7.4     6.7     6.9           7.1     7.6     6.8     6.3     7.1
Virginia............     6.2     5.7     6.3     6.4     6.1           5.8     6.3     5.6     5.5     5.9
Washington..........     7.3     6.2     6.4     6.2     6.6           6.5     6.5     5.6     5.6     5.7
West Virginia.......     6.8     7.0     6.3     6.0     6.2           6.4     6.4     6.5     6.6     6.5
Wisconsin...........     5.5     5.1     5.4     5.1     5.5           5.5     5.9     5.0     4.8     5.3
 
Wyoming.............     8.4     8.3    10.0     8.6     8.5           8.4     8.4     7.8     7.8     9.6
Puerto Rico.........     7.9     7.2     6.0     7.1     6.4           6.2     5.8     6.8     5.1     5.8
Virgin Islands......    13.2    12.8     7.9    11.9     8.8           7.0     5.9     7.1     7.4     6.1
 
NOTE: Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.

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Last Modified Date: January 29, 2020