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  
                                   2012    2012    2012    2013    2013   2012   2012   2012   2013   2013
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,027   6,847   7,110   7,200   7,143    6.4    6.2    6.4    6.4    6.4
 At expanding establishments      5,738   5,552   5,769   5,623   5,839    5.2    5.0    5.2    5.0    5.2
 At opening establishments        1,289   1,295   1,341   1,577   1,304    1.2    1.2    1.2    1.4    1.2
Gross job losses                  6,414   6,614   6,401   6,286   6,477    5.9    6.0    5.8    5.6    5.8
 At contracting establishments    5,259   5,436   5,199   5,136   5,267    4.8    4.9    4.7    4.6    4.7
 At closing establishments        1,155   1,178   1,202   1,150   1,210    1.1    1.1    1.1    1.0    1.1
Net employment change               613     233     709     914     666     .5     .2     .6     .8     .6

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,396   1,338   1,359   1,345   1,370    7.2    6.9    7.0    6.8    6.9
 At expanding establishments      1,188   1,129   1,147   1,151   1,165    6.1    5.8    5.9    5.8    5.9
 At opening establishments          208     209     212     194     205    1.1    1.1    1.1    1.0    1.0
Gross job losses                  1,302   1,301   1,315   1,224   1,273    6.7    6.7    6.7    6.2    6.4
 At contracting establishments    1,087   1,090   1,097   1,020   1,067    5.6    5.6    5.6    5.2    5.4
 At closing establishments          215     211     218     204     206    1.1    1.1    1.1    1.0    1.0
Net employment change                94      37      44     121      97     .5     .2     .3     .6     .5

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     300     277     279     277     287   15.1   14.0   14.0   13.7   14.2
 At expanding establishments        259     236     238     238     249   13.0   11.9   11.9   11.8   12.3
 At opening establishments           41      41      41      39      38    2.1    2.1    2.1    1.9    1.9
Gross job losses                    293     276     288     250     272   14.8   13.9   14.4   12.4   13.4
 At contracting establishments      252     240     250     214     235   12.7   12.1   12.5   10.6   11.6
 At closing establishments           41      36      38      36      37    2.1    1.8    1.9    1.8    1.8
Net employment change                 7       1      -9      27      15     .3     .1    -.4    1.3     .8

Construction

Gross job gains                     641     648     667     674     661   11.5   11.6   11.9   11.7   11.4
 At expanding establishments        512     516     534     553     534    9.2    9.2    9.5    9.6    9.2
 At opening establishments          129     132     133     121     127    2.3    2.4    2.4    2.1    2.2
Gross job losses                    639     614     604     600     616   11.4   11.0   10.7   10.5   10.6
 At contracting establishments      510     484     474     476     494    9.1    8.7    8.4    8.3    8.5
 At closing establishments          129     130     130     124     122    2.3    2.3    2.3    2.2    2.1
Net employment change                 2      34      63      74      45     .1     .6    1.2    1.2     .8

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     455     413     413     394     422    3.8    3.5    3.4    3.3    3.5
 At expanding establishments        417     377     375     360     382    3.5    3.2    3.1    3.0    3.2
 At opening establishments           38      36      38      34      40     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    370     411     423     374     385    3.1    3.5    3.5    3.2    3.2
 At contracting establishments      325     366     373     330     338    2.7    3.1    3.1    2.8    2.8
 At closing establishments           45      45      50      44      47     .4     .4     .4     .4     .4
Net employment change                85       2     -10      20      37     .7     .0    -.1     .1     .3

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   5,631   5,509   5,751   5,855   5,773    6.2    6.1    6.3    6.4    6.2
 At expanding establishments      4,550   4,423   4,622   4,472   4,674    5.0    4.9    5.1    4.9    5.0
 At opening establishments        1,081   1,086   1,129   1,383   1,099    1.2    1.2    1.2    1.5    1.2
Gross job losses                  5,112   5,313   5,086   5,062   5,204    5.6    5.9    5.6    5.5    5.6
 At contracting establishments    4,172   4,346   4,102   4,116   4,200    4.6    4.8    4.5    4.5    4.5
 At closing establishments          940     967     984     946   1,004    1.0    1.1    1.1    1.0    1.1
Net employment change               519     196     665     793     569     .6     .2     .7     .9     .6

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     287     267     280     273     288    5.1    4.7    4.9    4.8    5.0
 At expanding establishments        236     217     227     227     237    4.2    3.8    4.0    4.0    4.1
 At opening establishments           51      50      53      46      51     .9     .9     .9     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    252     262     257     251     253    4.4    4.7    4.5    4.4    4.4
 At contracting establishments      195     208     200     194     199    3.4    3.7    3.5    3.4    3.5
 At closing establishments           57      54      57      57      54    1.0    1.0    1.0    1.0     .9
Net employment change                35       5      23      22      35     .7     .0     .4     .4     .6

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     896     848     921     895     946    6.0    5.6    6.2    6.0    6.3
 At expanding establishments        760     708     788     777     816    5.1    4.7    5.3    5.2    5.4
 At opening establishments          136     140     133     118     130     .9     .9     .9     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    819     875     829     874     768    5.5    5.8    5.6    5.8    5.1
 At contracting establishments      716     764     710     768     664    4.8    5.1    4.8    5.1    4.4
 At closing establishments          103     111     119     106     104     .7     .7     .8     .7     .7
Net employment change                77     -27      92      21     178     .5    -.2     .6     .2    1.2

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     220     221     263     207     219    5.3    5.3    6.3    4.9    5.2
 At expanding establishments        187     189     231     177     185    4.5    4.5    5.5    4.2    4.4
 At opening establishments           33      32      32      30      34     .8     .8     .8     .7     .8
Gross job losses                    201     208     211     236     210    4.8    5.0    5.0    5.5    5.0
 At contracting establishments      168     174     173     205     177    4.0    4.2    4.1    4.8    4.2
 At closing establishments           33      34      38      31      33     .8     .8     .9     .7     .8
Net employment change                19      13      52     -29       9     .5     .3    1.3    -.6     .2

Utilities

Gross job gains                      11      12      14      10      14    2.0    2.2    2.6    1.8    2.6
 At expanding establishments         10      10      12       9      12    1.8    1.8    2.2    1.6    2.2
 At opening establishments            1       2       2       1       2     .2     .4     .4     .2     .4
Gross job losses                     13      13      12      11      14    2.4    2.4    2.2    2.0    2.6
 At contracting establishments       12      12      11      10      13    2.2    2.2    2.0    1.8    2.4
 At closing establishments            1       1       1       1       1     .2     .2     .2     .2     .2
Net employment change                -2      -1       2      -1       0    -.4    -.2     .4    -.2     .0

Information

Gross job gains                     123     129     141     114     134    4.6    4.8    5.2    4.2    4.9
 At expanding establishments        105     108     116      97     114    3.9    4.0    4.3    3.6    4.2
 At opening establishments           18      21      25      17      20     .7     .8     .9     .6     .7
Gross job losses                    126     140     121     119     125    4.7    5.2    4.5    4.4    4.6
 At contracting establishments      104     118      96      99     101    3.9    4.4    3.6    3.7    3.7
 At closing establishments           22      22      25      20      24     .8     .8     .9     .7     .9
Net employment change                -3     -11      20      -5       9    -.1    -.4     .7    -.2     .3

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     360     354     376     346     365    4.8    4.7    5.0    4.5    4.8
 At expanding establishments        291     285     293     282     296    3.9    3.8    3.9    3.7    3.9
 At opening establishments           69      69      83      64      69     .9     .9    1.1     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    330     333     326     325     328    4.4    4.4    4.3    4.3    4.4
 At contracting establishments      255     262     251     250     255    3.4    3.5    3.3    3.3    3.4
 At closing establishments           75      71      75      75      73    1.0     .9    1.0    1.0    1.0
Net employment change                30      21      50      21      37     .4     .3     .7     .2     .4

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,362   1,325   1,403   1,255   1,358    7.6    7.4    7.8    6.9    7.3
 At expanding establishments      1,111   1,080   1,132   1,035   1,112    6.2    6.0    6.3    5.7    6.0
 At opening establishments          251     245     271     220     246    1.4    1.4    1.5    1.2    1.3
Gross job losses                  1,215   1,256   1,229   1,179   1,261    6.8    7.0    6.8    6.4    6.8
 At contracting establishments      959   1,003     977     940     995    5.4    5.6    5.4    5.1    5.4
 At closing establishments          256     253     252     239     266    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.3    1.4
Net employment change               147      69     174      76      97     .8     .4    1.0     .5     .5

Education and health services

Gross job gains                     799     840     836   1,200     838    4.1    4.3    4.3    6.0    4.1
 At expanding establishments        677     708     701     681     689    3.5    3.6    3.6    3.4    3.4
 At opening establishments          122     132     135     519     149     .6     .7     .7    2.6     .7
Gross job losses                    768     746     717     743     848    3.9    3.9    3.6    3.7    4.2
 At contracting establishments      644     618     590     600     673    3.3    3.2    3.0    3.0    3.3
 At closing establishments          124     128     127     143     175     .6     .7     .6     .7     .9
Net employment change                31      94     119     457     -10     .2     .4     .7    2.3    -.1

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,212   1,162   1,176   1,202   1,245    8.8    8.5    8.5    8.5    8.8
 At expanding establishments        935     891     904     958     978    6.8    6.5    6.5    6.8    6.9
 At opening establishments          277     271     272     244     267    2.0    2.0    2.0    1.7    1.9
Gross job losses                  1,102   1,169   1,091   1,038   1,107    8.0    8.5    7.8    7.4    7.8
 At contracting establishments      908     960     881     844     909    6.6    7.0    6.3    6.0    6.4
 At closing establishments          194     209     210     194     198    1.4    1.5    1.5    1.4    1.4
Net employment change               110      -7      85     164     138     .8     .0     .7    1.1    1.0

Other services

Gross job gains                     290     275     269     272     285    7.6    7.2    7.0    7.1    7.4
 At expanding establishments        230     218     209     218     227    6.0    5.7    5.4    5.7    5.9
 At opening establishments           60      57      60      54      58    1.6    1.5    1.6    1.4    1.5
Gross job losses                    259     281     266     256     265    6.7    7.3    6.9    6.7    6.9
 At contracting establishments      204     219     207     199     208    5.3    5.7    5.4    5.2    5.4
 At closing establishments           55      62      59      57      57    1.4    1.6    1.5    1.5    1.5
Net employment change                31      -6       3      16      20     .9    -.1     .1     .4     .5

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately

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