February 14, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Gross job gains and job losses in the second quarter of 2011

3-month private sector gross job gains and losses, seasonally adjusted, March 2001–June 2011
3 months ended Net change
      (1)      
Gross job gains Gross job losses
     Total      At expanding establishments At opening establishments      Total      At contracting establishments At closing establishments

Mar 2001

-119,000 8,491,000 6,728,000 1,763,000 8,610,000 6,717,000 1,893,000

Jun 2001

-780,000 7,991,000 6,302,000 1,689,000 8,771,000 7,036,000 1,735,000

Sep 2001

-1,148,000 7,630,000 5,945,000 1,685,000 8,778,000 6,990,000 1,788,000

Dec 2001

-1,009,000 7,547,000 5,912,000 1,635,000 8,556,000 6,870,000 1,686,000

Mar 2002

-10,000 8,071,000 6,298,000 1,773,000 8,081,000 6,434,000 1,647,000

Jun 2002

-30,000 7,868,000 6,145,000 1,723,000 7,898,000 6,274,000 1,624,000

Sep 2002

-151,000 7,630,000 6,039,000 1,591,000 7,781,000 6,248,000 1,533,000

Dec 2002

-241,000 7,483,000 5,938,000 1,545,000 7,724,000 6,185,000 1,539,000

Mar 2003

-393,000 7,467,000 5,928,000 1,539,000 7,860,000 6,307,000 1,553,000

Jun 2003

-90,000 7,398,000 5,929,000 1,469,000 7,488,000 6,030,000 1,458,000

Sep 2003

204,000 7,392,000 5,923,000 1,469,000 7,188,000 5,828,000 1,360,000

Dec 2003

297,000 7,521,000 6,005,000 1,516,000 7,224,000 5,800,000 1,424,000

Mar 2004

470,000 7,715,000 6,204,000 1,511,000 7,245,000 5,795,000 1,450,000

Jun 2004

644,000 7,754,000 6,235,000 1,519,000 7,110,000 5,639,000 1,471,000

Sep 2004

206,000 7,633,000 6,060,000 1,573,000 7,427,000 5,888,000 1,539,000

Dec 2004

757,000 7,844,000 6,243,000 1,601,000 7,087,000 5,663,000 1,424,000

Mar 2005

384,000 7,620,000 6,131,000 1,489,000 7,236,000 5,801,000 1,435,000

Jun 2005

593,000 7,774,000 6,231,000 1,543,000 7,181,000 5,776,000 1,405,000

Sep 2005

677,000 7,965,000 6,387,000 1,578,000 7,288,000 5,844,000 1,444,000

Dec 2005

494,000 7,807,000 6,252,000 1,555,000 7,313,000 5,948,000 1,365,000

Mar 2006

874,000 7,797,000 6,354,000 1,443,000 6,923,000 5,636,000 1,287,000

Jun 2006

371,000 7,758,000 6,246,000 1,512,000 7,387,000 6,015,000 1,372,000

Sep 2006

52,000 7,499,000 6,061,000 1,438,000 7,447,000 6,097,000 1,350,000

Dec 2006

455,000 7,740,000 6,223,000 1,517,000 7,285,000 5,941,000 1,344,000

Mar 2007

555,000 7,723,000 6,303,000 1,420,000 7,168,000 5,871,000 1,297,000

Jun 2007

155,000 7,630,000 6,222,000 1,408,000 7,475,000 6,073,000 1,402,000

Sep 2007

-240,000 7,333,000 5,858,000 1,475,000 7,573,000 6,219,000 1,354,000

Dec 2007

274,000 7,642,000 6,178,000 1,464,000 7,368,000 6,016,000 1,352,000

Mar 2008

-215,000 7,234,000 5,831,000 1,403,000 7,449,000 6,086,000 1,363,000

Jun 2008

-574,000 7,255,000 5,851,000 1,404,000 7,829,000 6,351,000 1,478,000

Sep 2008

-955,000 6,893,000 5,526,000 1,367,000 7,848,000 6,467,000 1,381,000

Dec 2008

-1,819,000 6,698,000 5,342,000 1,356,000 8,517,000 7,030,000 1,487,000

Mar 2009

-2,696,000 5,830,000 4,651,000 1,179,000 8,526,000 7,109,000 1,417,000

Jun 2009

-1,653,000 6,395,000 5,091,000 1,304,000 8,048,000 6,661,000 1,387,000

Sep 2009

-893,000 6,345,000 5,127,000 1,218,000 7,238,000 5,881,000 1,357,000

Dec 2009

-238,000 6,634,000 5,306,000 1,328,000 6,872,000 5,586,000 1,286,000

Mar 2010

-254,000 6,246,000 5,084,000 1,162,000 6,500,000 5,299,000 1,201,000

Jun 2010

721,000 6,969,000 5,687,000 1,282,000 6,248,000 5,086,000 1,162,000

Sep 2010

205,000 6,685,000 5,427,000 1,258,000 6,480,000 5,255,000 1,225,000

Dec 2010

582,000 7,009,000 5,631,000 1,378,000 6,427,000 5,199,000 1,228,000

Mar 2011

252,000 6,338,000 5,230,000 1,108,000 6,086,000 4,969,000 1,117,000

Jun 2011

578,000 6,892,000 5,627,000 1,265,000 6,314,000 5,083,000 1,231,000

Footnotes:
(1) The net employment change is the difference between total gross job gains and total gross job losses.

These data are featured in the TED article, Gross job gains and job losses in the second quarter of 2011.

 

 

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