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September 15, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment dynamics during and after the 2007–2009 recession

Quarterly gross job gains and gross job losses, and total private hires and separations, seasonally adjusted, 2007–2010
Quarter Business Employment Dynamics (BED) Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS)
Gross job gains Gross job losses Hires Separations

2007 I

7,657,000 7,166,000 14,838,000 14,406,000

2007 II

7,661,000 7,454,000 14,853,000 14,676,000

2007 III

7,328,000 7,577,000 14,490,000 14,572,000

2007 IV

7,670,000 7,384,000 14,472,000 14,215,000

2008 I

7,172,000 7,447,000 13,821,000 13,983,000

2008 II

7,285,000 7,805,000 13,081,000 13,777,000

2008 III

6,888,000 7,854,000 12,088,000 13,159,000

2008 IV

6,720,000 8,534,000 11,222,000 13,106,000

2009 I

5,783,000 8,524,000 10,925,000 13,173,000

2009 II

6,421,000 8,025,000 10,316,000 11,878,000

2009 III

6,341,000 7,241,000 10,345,000 11,126,000

2009 IV

6,662,000 6,890,000 10,387,000 10,797,000

2010 I

6,110,000 6,421,000 10,558,000 10,321,000

2010 II

6,935,000 6,207,000 10,886,000 10,566,000

2010 III

6,593,000 6,442,000 10,891,000 10,670,000

2010 IV

6,954,000 6,391,000 10,879,000 10,543,000

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment dynamics during and after the 2007–2009 recession.

 

 

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