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  
                                   2013    2013    2013    2014    2014   2013   2013   2013   2014   2014
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,174   7,051   7,296   6,856   7,438    6.4    6.3    6.4    6.0    6.5
 At expanding establishments      5,849   5,708   5,956   5,624   6,109    5.2    5.1    5.2    4.9    5.3
 At opening establishments        1,325   1,343   1,340   1,232   1,329    1.2    1.2    1.2    1.1    1.2
Gross job losses                  6,496   6,583   6,553   6,459   6,522    5.8    5.8    5.8    5.7    5.6
 At contracting establishments    5,284   5,435   5,335   5,330   5,340    4.7    4.8    4.7    4.7    4.6
 At closing establishments        1,212   1,148   1,218   1,129   1,182    1.1    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.0
Net employment change               678     468     743     397     916     .6     .5     .6     .3     .9

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,377   1,333   1,357   1,355   1,410    7.0    6.7    6.8    6.8    7.0
 At expanding establishments      1,168   1,120   1,155   1,163   1,211    5.9    5.6    5.8    5.8    6.0
 At opening establishments          209     213     202     192     199    1.1    1.1    1.0    1.0    1.0
Gross job losses                  1,282   1,261   1,312   1,208   1,233    6.4    6.4    6.6    6.0    6.0
 At contracting establishments    1,074   1,064   1,102   1,017   1,042    5.4    5.4    5.5    5.1    5.1
 At closing establishments          208     197     210     191     191    1.0    1.0    1.1     .9     .9
Net employment change                95      72      45     147     177     .6     .3     .2     .8    1.0

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     288     263     280     288     281   14.2   13.1   13.8   14.0   13.7
 At expanding establishments        249     223     243     253     246   12.3   11.1   12.0   12.3   12.0
 At opening establishments           39      40      37      35      35    1.9    2.0    1.8    1.7    1.7
Gross job losses                    274     265     280     253     271   13.5   13.2   13.8   12.4   13.2
 At contracting establishments      237     231     243     219     237   11.7   11.5   12.0   10.7   11.5
 At closing establishments           37      34      37      34      34    1.8    1.7    1.8    1.7    1.7
Net employment change                14      -2       0      35      10     .7    -.1     .0    1.6     .5

Construction

Gross job gains                     668     665     653     673     692   11.6   11.4   11.1   11.2   11.4
 At expanding establishments        537     531     526     551     564    9.3    9.1    8.9    9.2    9.3
 At opening establishments          131     134     127     122     128    2.3    2.3    2.2    2.0    2.1
Gross job losses                    621     593     638     585     597   10.7   10.2   10.9    9.8    9.9
 At contracting establishments      498     477     511     468     483    8.6    8.2    8.7    7.8    8.0
 At closing establishments          123     116     127     117     114    2.1    2.0    2.2    2.0    1.9
Net employment change                47      72      15      88      95     .9    1.2     .2    1.4    1.5

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     421     405     424     394     437    3.5    3.3    3.5    3.3    3.6
 At expanding establishments        382     366     386     359     401    3.2    3.0    3.2    3.0    3.3
 At opening establishments           39      39      38      35      36     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    387     403     394     370     365    3.2    3.4    3.3    3.0    3.0
 At contracting establishments      339     356     348     330     322    2.8    3.0    2.9    2.7    2.6
 At closing establishments           48      47      46      40      43     .4     .4     .4     .3     .4
Net employment change                34       2      30      24      72     .3    -.1     .2     .3     .6

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   5,797   5,718   5,939   5,501   6,028    6.2    6.1    6.3    5.8    6.4
 At expanding establishments      4,681   4,588   4,801   4,461   4,898    5.0    4.9    5.1    4.7    5.2
 At opening establishments        1,116   1,130   1,138   1,040   1,130    1.2    1.2    1.2    1.1    1.2
Gross job losses                  5,214   5,322   5,241   5,251   5,289    5.6    5.7    5.6    5.6    5.5
 At contracting establishments    4,210   4,371   4,233   4,313   4,298    4.5    4.7    4.5    4.6    4.5
 At closing establishments        1,004     951   1,008     938     991    1.1    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.0
Net employment change               583     396     698     250     739     .6     .4     .7     .2     .9

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     289     279     286     272     284    5.0    4.9    4.9    4.7    4.9
 At expanding establishments        237     228     237     225     240    4.1    4.0    4.1    3.9    4.1
 At opening establishments           52      51      49      47      44     .9     .9     .8     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    256     260     251     251     248    4.5    4.5    4.3    4.4    4.3
 At contracting establishments      201     206     192     196     191    3.5    3.6    3.3    3.4    3.3
 At closing establishments           55      54      59      55      57    1.0     .9    1.0    1.0    1.0
Net employment change                33      19      35      21      36     .5     .4     .6     .3     .6

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     948     899     944     877     969    6.3    5.9    6.2    5.7    6.3
 At expanding establishments        816     764     818     757     837    5.4    5.0    5.4    4.9    5.4
 At opening establishments          132     135     126     120     132     .9     .9     .8     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    777     856     835     879     827    5.1    5.7    5.5    5.8    5.3
 At contracting establishments      668     755     720     775     716    4.4    5.0    4.7    5.1    4.6
 At closing establishments          109     101     115     104     111     .7     .7     .8     .7     .7
Net employment change               171      43     109      -2     142    1.2     .2     .7    -.1    1.0

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     223     231     283     232     244    5.2    5.4    6.5    5.4    5.6
 At expanding establishments        187     197     252     199     210    4.4    4.6    5.8    4.6    4.8
 At opening establishments           36      34      31      33      34     .8     .8     .7     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    212     210     206     244     206    5.0    4.9    4.8    5.6    4.7
 At contracting establishments      178     174     168     210     172    4.2    4.1    3.9    4.8    3.9
 At closing establishments           34      36      38      34      34     .8     .8     .9     .8     .8
Net employment change                11      21      77     -12      38     .2     .5    1.7    -.2     .9

Utilities

Gross job gains                      14      11      12      14      12    2.6    2.0    2.2    2.6    2.2
 At expanding establishments         12      10      11      12      11    2.2    1.8    2.0    2.2    2.0
 At opening establishments            2       1       1       2       1     .4     .2     .2     .4     .2
Gross job losses                     13      13      16      11      13    2.4    2.4    3.0    2.0    2.4
 At contracting establishments       12      12      14      10      12    2.2    2.2    2.6    1.8    2.2
 At closing establishments            1       1       2       1       1     .2     .2     .4     .2     .2
Net employment change                 1      -2      -4       3      -1     .2    -.4    -.8     .6    -.2

Information

Gross job gains                     135     130     136     122     141    5.0    4.8    5.0    4.5    5.2
 At expanding establishments        114     108     113     101     119    4.2    4.0    4.2    3.7    4.4
 At opening establishments           21      22      23      21      22     .8     .8     .8     .8     .8
Gross job losses                    127     136     123     127     133    4.7    5.0    4.5    4.6    4.9
 At contracting establishments      102     114     101     107     111    3.8    4.2    3.7    3.9    4.1
 At closing establishments           25      22      22      20      22     .9     .8     .8     .7     .8
Net employment change                 8      -6      13      -5       8     .3    -.2     .5    -.1     .3

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     368     356     368     324     374    4.8    4.7    4.8    4.2    4.9
 At expanding establishments        297     283     288     262     305    3.9    3.7    3.8    3.4    4.0
 At opening establishments           71      73      80      62      69     .9    1.0    1.0     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    329     347     356     343     333    4.4    4.5    4.6    4.5    4.3
 At contracting establishments      256     277     278     269     262    3.4    3.6    3.6    3.5    3.4
 At closing establishments           73      70      78      74      71    1.0     .9    1.0    1.0     .9
Net employment change                39       9      12     -19      41     .4     .2     .2    -.3     .6

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,367   1,379   1,455   1,258   1,438    7.4    7.4    7.7    6.7    7.6
 At expanding establishments      1,114   1,119   1,187   1,034   1,187    6.0    6.0    6.3    5.5    6.3
 At opening establishments          253     260     268     224     251    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.2    1.3
Gross job losses                  1,254   1,240   1,256   1,263   1,236    6.8    6.7    6.7    6.7    6.5
 At contracting establishments      989     998   1,000   1,026     983    5.4    5.4    5.3    5.4    5.2
 At closing establishments          265     242     256     237     253    1.4    1.3    1.4    1.3    1.3
Net employment change               113     139     199      -5     202     .6     .7    1.0     .0    1.1

Education and health services

Gross job gains                     842     896     886     827     882    4.2    4.4    4.4    4.1    4.3
 At expanding establishments        690     738     725     694     731    3.4    3.6    3.6    3.4    3.6
 At opening establishments          152     158     161     133     151     .8     .8     .8     .7     .7
Gross job losses                    845     782     781     779     836    4.1    3.8    3.9    3.8    4.1
 At contracting establishments      674     634     626     640     671    3.3    3.1    3.1    3.1    3.3
 At closing establishments          171     148     155     139     165     .8     .7     .8     .7     .8
Net employment change                -3     114     105      48      46     .1     .6     .5     .3     .2

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,255   1,195   1,209   1,197   1,275    8.8    8.4    8.4    8.3    8.8
 At expanding establishments        979     915     945     942   1,003    6.9    6.4    6.6    6.5    6.9
 At opening establishments          276     280     264     255     272    1.9    2.0    1.8    1.8    1.9
Gross job losses                  1,112   1,184   1,121   1,075   1,162    7.9    8.3    7.8    7.4    8.0
 At contracting establishments      916     983     914     876     961    6.5    6.9    6.4    6.0    6.6
 At closing establishments          196     201     207     199     201    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.4
Net employment change               143      11      88     122     113     .9     .1     .6     .9     .8

Other services

Gross job gains                     289     280     272     280     302    7.5    7.2    7.0    7.1    7.6
 At expanding establishments        228     219     214     224     241    5.9    5.6    5.5    5.7    6.1
 At opening establishments           61      61      58      56      61    1.6    1.6    1.5    1.4    1.5
Gross job losses                    266     271     273     252     268    6.9    7.0    7.0    6.4    6.7
 At contracting establishments      209     213     214     197     211    5.4    5.5    5.5    5.0    5.3
 At closing establishments           57      58      59      55      57    1.5    1.5    1.5    1.4    1.4
Net employment change                23       9      -1      28      34     .6     .2     .0     .7     .9

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately

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