Net employment gain of 666,000 private sector jobs in second quarter 2013

February 03, 2014

From March 2013 to June 2013 gross job gains from opening and expanding private sector establishments were 7.1 million, while gross job losses from closing and contracting private sector establishments were 6.5 million. The difference between the number of gross job gains and the number of gross job losses yielded a net employment gain of 666,000 jobs.

Private sector gross job gains and losses by industry, seasonally adjusted, March 2003–June 2013
QuarterTotal private gross job gainsTotal private gross job lossesNat. resources and mining gross job gainsNat. resources and mining gross job lossesConstruction gross job gainsConstruction gross job lossesManufacturing gross job gainsManufacturing gross job lossesWholesale trade gross job gainsWholesale trade gross job lossesRetail trade gross job gainsRetail trade gross job lossesTransportation and warehousing gross job gainsTransportation and warehousing gross job losses

Qtr1 2003

7,467,0007,860,000308,000299,000765,000834,000590,000787,000322,000344,000959,0001,073,000232,000235,000

Qtr2 2003

7,398,0007,488,000297,000296,000810,000787,000532,000763,000306,000331,0001,034,000979,000226,000268,000

Qtr3 2003

7,392,0007,188,000280,000293,000793,000754,000550,000686,000311,000320,0001,022,000957,000237,000240,000

Qtr4 2003

7,521,0007,224,000287,000286,000794,000756,000565,000638,000314,000316,0001,060,0001,017,000215,000236,000

Qtr1 2004

7,715,0007,245,000308,000281,000819,000761,000618,000615,000319,000308,0001,066,0001,022,000247,000218,000

Qtr2 2004

7,754,0007,110,000283,000286,000818,000771,000601,000578,000323,000299,0001,057,000949,000242,000224,000

Qtr3 2004

7,633,0007,427,000277,000293,000805,000776,000594,000598,000328,000320,0001,034,0001,098,000243,000233,000

Qtr4 2004

7,844,0007,087,000292,000274,000847,000742,000570,000610,000324,000291,0001,076,000973,000241,000217,000

Qtr1 2005

7,620,0007,236,000315,000277,000836,000800,000566,000589,000321,000304,0001,022,000993,000250,000229,000

Qtr2 2005

7,774,0007,181,000284,000285,000856,000768,000558,000604,000330,000296,0001,047,000980,000244,000248,000

Qtr3 2005

7,965,0007,288,000270,000268,000879,000769,000566,000605,000338,000308,0001,079,0001,038,000251,000235,000

Qtr4 2005

7,807,0007,313,000280,000267,000874,000777,000580,000569,000323,000304,0001,066,0001,025,000257,000233,000

Qtr1 2006

7,797,0006,923,000287,000274,000933,000760,000536,000533,000319,000289,0001,071,000994,000248,000227,000

Qtr2 2006

7,758,0007,387,000289,000272,000833,000839,000553,000558,000329,000292,0001,054,0001,101,000247,000233,000

Qtr3 2006

7,499,0007,447,000273,000265,000790,000873,000513,000613,000313,000306,0001,033,0001,075,000244,000227,000

Qtr4 2006

7,740,0007,285,000285,000265,000827,000839,000525,000609,000320,000303,0001,079,000998,000258,000226,000

Qtr1 2007

7,727,0007,178,000290,000288,000878,000830,000515,000584,000324,000296,0001,117,000983,000241,000245,000

Qtr2 2007

7,632,0007,483,000289,000278,000816,000864,000519,000576,000319,000304,0001,019,0001,053,000248,000224,000

Qtr3 2007

7,318,0007,570,000264,000277,000768,000891,000469,000572,000311,000310,0001,009,0001,052,000226,000237,000

Qtr4 2007

7,658,0007,359,000290,000261,000794,000872,000499,000566,000323,000302,0001,025,0001,014,000249,000232,000

Qtr1 2008

7,246,0007,471,000283,000293,000770,000879,000471,000598,000300,000308,000974,000991,000218,000246,000

Qtr2 2008

7,254,0007,832,000285,000273,000741,000933,000474,000595,000295,000319,000935,0001,108,000230,000262,000

Qtr3 2008

6,886,0007,830,000282,000261,000707,000894,000431,000646,000276,000318,000905,0001,061,000212,000256,000

Qtr4 2008

6,706,0008,515,000288,000285,000647,000977,000383,000798,000260,000365,000836,0001,193,000233,000289,000

Qtr1 2009

5,844,0008,554,000233,000347,000573,0001,001,000295,000965,000226,000384,000765,0001,030,000179,000307,000

Qtr2 2009

6,391,0008,050,000282,000305,000616,000947,000365,000909,000239,000356,000864,000943,000186,000293,000

Qtr3 2009

6,340,0007,220,000257,000290,000611,000818,000472,000573,000236,000305,000839,000930,000188,000239,000

Qtr4 2009

6,640,0006,869,000287,000289,000616,000769,000414,000518,000258,000282,000813,000939,000217,000223,000

Qtr1 2010

6,256,0006,518,000278,000273,000608,000736,000415,000467,000253,000275,000804,000808,000190,000221,000

Qtr2 2010

6,966,0006,251,000306,000236,000682,000681,000480,000401,000281,000250,000895,000783,000220,000192,000

Qtr3 2010

6,675,0006,465,000270,000270,000656,000659,000450,000404,000268,000258,000802,000882,000216,000197,000

Qtr4 2010

7,015,0006,424,000285,000277,000639,000696,000444,000426,000282,000253,000893,000817,000250,000194,000

Qtr1 2011

6,448,0006,152,000264,000265,000624,000649,000430,000376,000262,000247,000816,000817,000208,000223,000

Qtr2 2011

6,940,0006,338,000284,000258,000671,000633,000458,000382,000286,000244,000904,000782,000222,000199,000

Qtr3 2011

7,144,0006,325,000307,000242,000692,000619,000464,000409,000289,000254,000884,000862,000230,000197,000

Qtr4 2011

6,896,0006,528,000298,000270,000631,000660,000433,000424,000276,000250,000897,000823,000243,000204,000

Qtr1 2012

6,946,0006,099,000293,000266,000675,000622,000434,000366,000285,000244,000899,000845,000213,000215,000

Qtr2 2012

7,027,0006,414,000300,000293,000641,000639,000455,000370,000287,000252,000896,000819,000220,000201,000

Qtr3 2012

6,847,0006,614,000277,000276,000648,000614,000413,000411,000267,000262,000848,000875,000221,000208,000

Qtr4 2012

7,110,0006,401,000279,000288,000667,000604,000413,000423,000280,000257,000921,000829,000263,000211,000

Qtr1 2013

7,200,0006,286,000277,000250,000674,000600,000394,000374,000273,000251,000895,000874,000207,000236,000

Qtr2 2013

7,143,0006,477,000287,000272,000661,000616,000422,000385,000288,000253,000946,000768,000219,000210,000
QuarterUtilities gross job gainsUtilities gross job lossesInformation gross job gainsInformation gross job lossesFinancial activities gross job gainsFinancial activities gross job lossesProf. and business services gross job gainsProf. and business services gross job lossesEducation and health services gross job gainsEducation and health services gross job lossesLeisure and hospitality gross job gainsLeisure and hospitality gross job lossesOther services gross job gainsOther services gross job losses

Qtr1 2003

15,00016,000171,000201,000448,000431,0001,417,0001,461,000747,000670,0001,094,0001,165,000294,000306,000

Qtr2 2003

14,00019,000149,000197,000449,000407,0001,306,0001,345,000731,000671,0001,152,0001,088,000294,000303,000

Qtr3 2003

15,00018,000146,000175,000436,000413,0001,352,0001,268,000727,000653,0001,128,0001,078,000291,000301,000

Qtr4 2003

14,00015,000159,000155,000422,000445,0001,404,0001,286,000729,000661,0001,158,0001,090,000288,000290,000

Qtr1 2004

15,00015,000156,000166,000448,000432,0001,408,0001,357,000747,000651,0001,146,0001,092,000306,000292,000

Qtr2 2004

13,00014,000152,000182,000462,000452,0001,478,0001,256,000749,000672,0001,163,0001,091,000297,000302,000

Qtr3 2004

13,00017,000150,000182,000469,000444,0001,369,0001,339,000745,000680,0001,175,0001,110,000299,000301,000

Qtr4 2004

11,00014,000167,000154,000471,000441,0001,464,0001,253,000774,000649,0001,192,0001,127,000298,000305,000

Qtr1 2005

14,00015,000147,000157,000465,000445,0001,387,0001,290,000736,000682,0001,144,0001,122,000304,000296,000

Qtr2 2005

13,00016,000150,000144,000464,000419,0001,427,0001,289,000781,000679,0001,200,0001,117,000303,000298,000

Qtr3 2005

14,00012,000158,000151,000480,000410,0001,496,0001,276,000804,000676,0001,203,0001,199,000297,000301,000

Qtr4 2005

14,00016,000152,000157,000467,000431,0001,431,0001,303,000766,000714,0001,190,0001,181,000292,000297,000

Qtr1 2006

11,00011,000146,000150,000432,000424,0001,362,0001,205,000801,000663,0001,243,0001,073,000302,000284,000

Qtr2 2006

13,00013,000148,000144,000458,000440,0001,425,0001,281,000790,000711,0001,201,0001,178,000309,000289,000

Qtr3 2006

16,00015,000147,000160,000449,000444,0001,343,0001,280,000784,000671,0001,184,0001,179,000295,000303,000

Qtr4 2006

19,00018,000158,000145,000451,000442,0001,403,0001,311,000783,000696,0001,221,0001,105,000299,000290,000

Qtr1 2007

12,00012,000144,000137,000437,000427,0001,326,0001,258,000828,000670,0001,210,0001,128,000303,000285,000

Qtr2 2007

14,00011,000160,000141,000433,000460,0001,401,0001,342,000798,000694,0001,218,0001,207,000304,000290,000

Qtr3 2007

14,00012,000153,000154,000418,000478,0001,314,0001,343,000806,000683,0001,181,0001,222,000293,000305,000

Qtr4 2007

14,00011,000145,000152,000431,000484,0001,440,0001,342,000811,000668,0001,239,0001,135,000300,000287,000

Qtr1 2008

14,00011,000154,000155,000421,000445,0001,266,0001,349,000805,000686,0001,183,0001,180,000295,000293,000

Qtr2 2008

16,00012,000159,000162,000399,000457,0001,340,0001,424,000812,000716,0001,181,0001,237,000300,000299,000

Qtr3 2008

13,00014,000130,000170,000381,000464,0001,249,0001,429,000803,000705,0001,135,0001,270,000287,000306,000

Qtr4 2008

13,00012,000132,000186,000388,000497,0001,228,0001,635,000838,000682,0001,125,0001,240,000270,000323,000

Qtr1 2009

12,00011,000116,000175,000341,000460,0001,002,0001,555,000755,000729,0001,040,0001,248,000254,000313,000

Qtr2 2009

12,00015,000110,000158,000340,000443,0001,140,0001,474,000777,000707,0001,114,0001,179,000264,000293,000

Qtr3 2009

12,00012,000112,000159,000326,000420,0001,153,0001,298,000766,000725,0001,046,0001,129,000250,000290,000

Qtr4 2009

11,00014,000121,000142,000354,000401,0001,354,0001,179,000823,000679,0001,034,0001,137,000263,000270,000

Qtr1 2010

9,00010,000109,000132,000338,000371,0001,160,0001,151,000748,000721,0001,029,0001,055,000253,000268,000

Qtr2 2010

11,00012,000126,000131,000344,000372,0001,358,0001,149,000783,000712,0001,152,0001,052,000278,000257,000

Qtr3 2010

10,00012,000134,000137,000348,000369,0001,282,0001,188,000793,000733,0001,112,0001,063,000266,000272,000

Qtr4 2010

12,00011,000127,000138,000369,000346,0001,387,0001,173,000843,000705,0001,134,0001,100,000273,000267,000

Qtr1 2011

11,0009,000113,000129,000325,000336,0001,236,0001,143,000767,000675,0001,062,0001,005,000264,000253,000

Qtr2 2011

12,00013,000124,000128,000349,000348,0001,315,0001,218,000787,000748,0001,177,0001,098,000282,000261,000

Qtr3 2011

11,00012,000124,000121,000372,000339,0001,381,0001,163,000853,000706,0001,188,0001,107,000280,000269,000

Qtr4 2011

12,00012,000123,000136,000358,000355,0001,349,0001,256,000810,000743,0001,115,0001,107,000264,000262,000

Qtr1 2012

12,00011,000114,000113,000341,000319,0001,280,0001,148,000821,000697,0001,238,000975,000279,000251,000

Qtr2 2012

11,00013,000123,000126,000360,000330,0001,362,0001,215,000799,000768,0001,212,0001,102,000290,000259,000

Qtr3 2012

12,00013,000129,000140,000354,000333,0001,325,0001,256,000840,000746,0001,162,0001,169,000275,000281,000

Qtr4 2012

14,00012,000141,000121,000376,000326,0001,403,0001,229,000836,000717,0001,176,0001,091,000269,000266,000

Qtr1 2013

10,00011,000114,000119,000346,000325,0001,255,0001,179,0001,200,000743,0001,202,0001,038,000272,000256,000

Qtr2 2013

14,00014,000134,000125,000365,000328,0001,358,0001,261,000838,000848,0001,245,0001,107,000285,000265,000

During the second quarter of 2013, gross job gains exceeded gross job losses in all industry sectors except education and health services, and utilities. Education and health services experienced a net loss of 10,000 jobs while utilities had no net change in employment. 

In the second quarter of 2013, gross job gains exceeded gross job losses in 42 states and the District of Columbia. California had the largest net employment gain, 79,166 jobs, followed by Texas, with 65,907 jobs. Arkansas had the largest net employment loss, 6,263 jobs. 

States with private sector gross job gains and losses, seasonally adjusted, June 2013

States with private sector gross job gains and losses, seasonally adjusted, June 2013
StateGross job gainGross job lossNet job gain or loss

United States

7,143,0006,477,000666,000

Alabama

87,74482,0815,663

Alaska

26,70625,1151,591

Arizona

129,196126,0663,130

Arkansas

48,98255,245-6,263

California

913,484834,31879,166

Colorado

137,839120,10517,734

Connecticut

78,21567,04311,172

Delaware

22,48420,3862,098

District of Columbia

29,04326,9282,115

Florida

461,241409,37251,869

Georgia

216,172200,02716,145

Hawaii

25,64225,689-47

Idaho

41,46138,5582,903

Illinois

283,705261,49822,207

Indiana

139,661129,40710,254

Iowa

75,23767,0178,220

Kansas

67,48160,4836,998

Kentucky

85,47781,7543,723

Louisiana

98,31399,533-1,220

Maine

39,24931,1398,110

Maryland

126,893125,0561,837

Massachusetts

173,757142,77530,982

Michigan

217,038200,72816,310

Minnesota

141,183122,22618,957

Mississippi

49,61251,657-2,045

Missouri

131,513119,00412,509

Montana

28,54627,4731,073

Nebraska

45,75243,8111,941

Nevada

66,01855,95910,059

New Hampshire

36,20031,5524,648

New Jersey

213,505181,13132,374

New Mexico

40,79140,7892

New York

472,820426,42046,400

North Carolina

207,942189,80418,138

North Dakota

25,85328,021-2,168

Ohio

274,779234,13340,646

Oklahoma

75,62170,2935,328

Oregon

99,41785,96213,455

Pennsylvania

262,901252,07510,826

Rhode Island

25,91122,6723,239

South Carolina

95,62882,25213,376

South Dakota

21,61119,3292,282

Tennessee

127,303121,6625,641

Texas

530,372464,46565,907

Utah

72,63067,4655,165

Vermont

18,26419,400-1,136

Virginia

165,372164,0841,288

Washington

177,515148,50029,015

West Virginia

34,37537,260-2,885

Wisconsin

134,838124,58710,251

Wyoming

18,15119,316-1,165
Washington, net job gain: 29,015Oregon, net job gain: 13,455California, net job gain: 79,166Idaho, net job gain: 2,903Nevada, net job gain: 10,059Montana, net job gain: 1,073Wyoming, net job loss:1,165 Utah, net job gain: 5,165Arizona, net job gain: 3,130Colorado, net job gain: 17,734New Mexico, net job gain: 2North Dakota, net job loss: 2,168South Dakota, net job gain: 2,282Nebraska, net job gain: 1,941Kansas, net job gain: 6,998Oklahoma, net job gain: 5,328Texas, net job gain: 65,907Louisiana, net job loss: 1,220Arkansas, net job loss: 6,263Missouri, net job gain: 12,509Iowa, net job gain: 8,220Minnesota, net job gain: 18,957Alaska, net job gain: 1,591Hawaii, net job loss: 47Kentucky, net job gain: 3,723Tennessee, net job gain: 5,641Mississippi, net job loss: 2,045Alabama, net job gain: 5,663Florida, net job gain: 51,869Georgia, net job gain: 16,145South Carolina, net job gain: 13,376North Carolina, net job gain: 18,138Virginia, net job gain: 1,288District of Columbia, net job gain: 2,115West Virginia, net job loss: 2,885Maryland, net job gain: 1,837Delaware, net job gain: 2,098Wisconsin, net job gain: 10,251Illinois, net job gain: 22,207Michigan, net job gain: 16,310Indiana, net job gain: 10,254Ohio, net job gain: 40,646Pennsylvania, net job gain: 10,826New Jersey, net job gain: 32,374New York, net job gain: 46,400Connecticut, net job gain: 11,172Rhode Island, net job gain: 3,239Massachusetts, net job gain: 30,982Vermont,net job loss: 1,136New Hampshire, net job gain: 4,648Maine, net job gain: 8,110

Alaska had the largest rate of gross job gains as a percent of employment, 10.6 percent, above the U.S. rate of 6.4 percent. Connecticut had the lowest rate of gross job losses as a percent of employment, at 4.8 percent, below the U.S. rate of 5.8 percent.

These data are from the Business Employment Dynamics program. The change in the number of jobs over time is the net result of gross gains and gross losses in employment that occur at all businesses in the economy. To learn more, see "Business Employment Dynamics — Second Quarter 2013" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL‑14‑0127.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Net employment gain of 666,000 private sector jobs in second quarter 2013 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2014/ted_20140203.htm (visited April 16, 2014).

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