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Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table

Private sector gross job gains and job losses for the United States and States, by Census Regions and Divisions, three months ended March 2019, seasonally adjusted
Area Gross Job Gains Gross Job Losses
Total Back
Data
As a percent
of total
employment
Back
Data
Total Back
Data
As a percent
of total
employment
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Data

United States(1)

7,375 5.9 6,850 5.5

Midwest Region

East North Central Division

Illinois

273,000 5.2 268,937 5.1

Indiana

156,880 5.9 129,593 4.8

Michigan

193,954 5.1 175,917 4.6

Ohio

258,396 5.5 241,765 5.1

Wisconsin

127,951 5.1 120,014 4.8

West North Central Division

Iowa

67,346 5.1 71,892 5.4

Kansas

62,736 5.4 64,959 5.7

Minnesota

129,422 5.2 128,720 5.1

Missouri

129,371 5.4 126,018 5.3

Nebraska

46,491 5.7 45,655 5.6

North Dakota

24,826 7.1 22,437 6.4

South Dakota

20,396 5.7 22,444 6.4

Northeast Region

New England Division

Connecticut

74,499 5.2 81,433 5.7

Maine

37,368 7.2 33,681 6.4

Massachusetts

180,711 5.7 164,915 5.2

New Hampshire

36,640 6.3 32,983 5.7

Rhode Island

24,678 5.8 23,887 5.6

Vermont

17,446 6.7 16,200 6.3

Middle Atlantic Division

New Jersey

201,365 5.7 198,569 5.6

New York

485,292 6.0 433,874 5.3

Pennsylvania

266,704 5.1 249,431 4.8

South Region

South Atlantic Division

Delaware

24,839 6.4 21,612 5.5

District of Columbia

29,198 5.4 25,795 4.9

Florida

470,398 6.1 428,898 5.6

Georgia

257,662 6.8 218,890 5.7

Maryland

139,079 6.4 125,036 5.7

North Carolina

237,488 6.3 188,107 5.1

South Carolina

113,237 6.4 106,262 6.0

Virginia

201,989 6.4 175,654 5.5

West Virginia

33,504 6.0 36,947 6.6

East South Central Division

Alabama

96,841 6.0 88,823 5.5

Kentucky

92,536 5.8 88,220 5.5

Mississippi

50,681 5.7 55,297 6.2

Tennessee

138,640 5.4 124,279 4.8

West South Central Division

Arkansas

53,605 5.2 51,893 5.1

Louisiana

95,919 5.9 94,705 5.9

Oklahoma

74,976 5.8 75,282 5.8

Texas

584,029 5.5 541,312 5.2

West Region

Mountain Division

Arizona

139,196 5.6 136,405 5.5

Colorado

150,523 6.6 143,527 6.3

Idaho

46,481 7.5 38,110 6.1

Montana

29,494 7.6 31,004 8.0

Nevada

74,485 6.0 66,481 5.4

New Mexico

41,983 6.4 38,022 5.8

Utah

92,927 7.3 78,342 6.2

Wyoming

18,347 8.6 16,590 7.8

Pacific Division

Alaska

24,748 10.0 22,229 9.0

California

958,690 6.3 918,099 6.2

Hawaii

28,766 5.4 31,811 5.9

Oregon

105,038 6.3 95,104 5.8

Washington

176,059 6.2 160,092 5.6

Puerto Rico

47,891 7.1 34,491 5.1

Virgin Islands

2,987 11.9 1,853 7.4

Footnotes
(1) Numbers in thousands.

Source: Business Employment Dynamics is a set of statistics generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program. These quarterly data series consist of gross job gains and gross job losses statistics from 1992 forward.