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Gross job gains 7.4 million and gross job losses 6.9 million in the 1st quarter of 2019


In the first quarter of 2019, gross job gains from opening and expanding private-sector establishments were 7.4 million. Gross job losses from closing and contracting private-sector establishments were 6.9 million.
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  • Quarterly Data on Business Employment Dynamics (HTML) (PDF) — this release includes updates for the private sector as a whole and for firm size classes.
  • Quarterly Data From BLS on Business Employment Dynamics by State (TXT) (PDF) — State-level Business Employment Dynamics.
  • Firm Size Class Quarterly Data (HTML) (PDF) — this initial release of firm size class data includes analysis of data series that begin in 1992.
  • County Employment and Wages (HTML) (PDF)
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