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

                                   Dec.    Mar.    June    Sept.   Dec.   Dec.   Mar.   June   Sept.  Dec.
                                   2015    2016    2016    2016    2016   2015   2016   2016   2016   2016
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,843   6,977   7,463   7,650   7,465    6.6    5.8    6.2    6.4    6.2
 At expanding establishments      6,375   5,778   6,056   6,207   6,016    5.4    4.8    5.0    5.2    5.0
 At opening establishments        1,468   1,199   1,407   1,443   1,449    1.2    1.0    1.2    1.2    1.2
Gross job losses                  6,842   6,783   7,156   6,962   7,089    5.8    5.7    6.0    5.8    5.8
 At contracting establishments    5,573   5,617   5,829   5,720   5,726    4.7    4.7    4.9    4.8    4.7
 At closing establishments        1,269   1,166   1,327   1,242   1,363    1.1    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.1
Net employment change             1,001     194     307     688     376     .8     .1     .2     .6     .4

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,368   1,292   1,332   1,299   1,306    6.6    6.1    6.4    6.3    6.2
 At expanding establishments      1,162   1,119   1,145   1,101   1,114    5.6    5.3    5.5    5.3    5.3
 At opening establishments          206     173     187     198     192    1.0     .8     .9    1.0     .9
Gross job losses                  1,316   1,282   1,381   1,297   1,301    6.3    6.2    6.6    6.2    6.3
 At contracting establishments    1,120   1,099   1,171   1,105   1,098    5.4    5.3    5.6    5.3    5.3
 At closing establishments          196     183     210     192     203     .9     .9    1.0     .9    1.0
Net employment change                52      10     -49       2       5     .3    -.1    -.2     .1    -.1

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     248     254     260     248     249   12.8   13.1   13.8   13.5   13.5
 At expanding establishments        214     223     228     215     217   11.0   11.5   12.1   11.7   11.8
 At opening establishments           34      31      32      33      32    1.8    1.6    1.7    1.8    1.7
Gross job losses                    301     272     297     253     270   15.5   14.1   15.9   13.7   14.6
 At contracting establishments      266     239     264     223     239   13.7   12.4   14.1   12.1   12.9
 At closing establishments           35      33      33      30      31    1.8    1.7    1.8    1.6    1.7
Net employment change               -53     -18     -37      -5     -21   -2.7   -1.0   -2.1    -.2   -1.1

Construction

Gross job gains                     705     661     657     654     648   10.8   10.0    9.8    9.9    9.7
 At expanding establishments        574     550     541     529     528    8.8    8.3    8.1    8.0    7.9
 At opening establishments          131     111     116     125     120    2.0    1.7    1.7    1.9    1.8
Gross job losses                    589     607     650     618     636    9.1    9.1    9.7    9.3    9.4
 At contracting establishments      474     499     523     503     513    7.3    7.5    7.8    7.6    7.6
 At closing establishments          115     108     127     115     123    1.8    1.6    1.9    1.7    1.8
Net employment change               116      54       7      36      12    1.7     .9     .1     .6     .3

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     415     377     415     397     409    3.3    3.1    3.4    3.2    3.3
 At expanding establishments        374     346     376     357     369    3.0    2.8    3.1    2.9    3.0
 At opening establishments           41      31      39      40      40     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    426     403     434     426     395    3.5    3.2    3.5    3.5    3.2
 At contracting establishments      380     361     384     379     346    3.1    2.9    3.1    3.1    2.8
 At closing establishments           46      42      50      47      49     .4     .3     .4     .4     .4
Net employment change               -11     -26     -19     -29      14    -.2    -.1    -.1    -.3     .1

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   6,475   5,685   6,131   6,351   6,159    6.6    5.7    6.2    6.4    6.2
 At expanding establishments      5,213   4,659   4,911   5,106   4,902    5.3    4.7    5.0    5.1    4.9
 At opening establishments        1,262   1,026   1,220   1,245   1,257    1.3    1.0    1.2    1.3    1.3
Gross job losses                  5,526   5,501   5,775   5,665   5,788    5.6    5.6    5.8    5.7    5.8
 At contracting establishments    4,453   4,518   4,658   4,615   4,628    4.5    4.6    4.7    4.6    4.6
 At closing establishments        1,073     983   1,117   1,050   1,160    1.1    1.0    1.1    1.1    1.2
Net employment change               949     184     356     686     371    1.0     .1     .4     .7     .4

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     294     256     276     274     277    4.9    4.4    4.7    4.6    4.7
 At expanding establishments        244     216     227     225     224    4.1    3.7    3.9    3.8    3.8
 At opening establishments           50      40      49      49      53     .8     .7     .8     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    268     265     273     262     263    4.5    4.5    4.6    4.5    4.5
 At contracting establishments      209     208     213     208     200    3.5    3.5    3.6    3.6    3.4
 At closing establishments           59      57      60      54      63    1.0    1.0    1.0     .9    1.1
Net employment change                26      -9       3      12      14     .4    -.1     .1     .1     .2

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     925     948     926     947     896    5.9    6.0    5.8    5.9    5.6
 At expanding establishments        798     833     798     812     779    5.1    5.3    5.0    5.1    4.9
 At opening establishments          127     115     128     135     117     .8     .7     .8     .8     .7
Gross job losses                    921     850     900     949     916    5.8    5.4    5.7    6.0    5.8
 At contracting establishments      789     747     790     827     792    5.0    4.7    5.0    5.2    5.0
 At closing establishments          132     103     110     122     124     .8     .7     .7     .8     .8
Net employment change                 4      98      26      -2     -20     .1     .6     .1    -.1    -.2

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     343     229     246     288     386    7.3    4.8    5.2    6.0    7.9
 At expanding establishments        305     200     209     250     342    6.5    4.2    4.4    5.2    7.0
 At opening establishments           38      29      37      38      44     .8     .6     .8     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    227     293     250     227     232    4.8    6.1    5.3    4.7    4.7
 At contracting establishments      188     258     211     188     192    4.0    5.4    4.5    3.9    3.9
 At closing establishments           39      35      39      39      40     .8     .7     .8     .8     .8
Net employment change               116     -64      -4      61     154    2.5   -1.3    -.1    1.3    3.2

Utilities

Gross job gains                      12       9      13      11      12    2.2    1.6    2.4    2.0    2.2
 At expanding establishments         11       8      11      10      10    2.0    1.4    2.0    1.8    1.8
 At opening establishments            1       1       2       1       2     .2     .2     .4     .2     .4
Gross job losses                     11      10      13      14      13    2.0    1.8    2.4    2.6    2.4
 At contracting establishments       10       9      11      12      11    1.8    1.6    2.0    2.2    2.0
 At closing establishments            1       1       2       2       2     .2     .2     .4     .4     .4
Net employment change                 1      -1       0      -3      -1     .2    -.2     .0    -.6    -.2

Information

Gross job gains                     162     135     157     152     144    5.9    4.9    5.6    5.4    5.1
 At expanding establishments        135     116     132     124     116    4.9    4.2    4.7    4.4    4.1
 At opening establishments           27      19      25      28      28    1.0     .7     .9    1.0    1.0
Gross job losses                    140     138     139     149     151    5.0    5.0    5.0    5.4    5.4
 At contracting establishments      112     110     109     125     122    4.0    4.0    3.9    4.5    4.4
 At closing establishments           28      28      30      24      29    1.0    1.0    1.1     .9    1.0
Net employment change                22      -3      18       3      -7     .9    -.1     .6     .0    -.3

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     394     344     389     386     386    5.0    4.3    4.9    4.9    4.8
 At expanding establishments        307     278     313     308     296    3.9    3.5    3.9    3.9    3.7
 At opening establishments           87      66      76      78      90    1.1     .8    1.0    1.0    1.1
Gross job losses                    353     333     354     347     358    4.5    4.2    4.4    4.3    4.5
 At contracting establishments      270     258     272     274     272    3.4    3.3    3.4    3.4    3.4
 At closing establishments           83      75      82      73      86    1.1     .9    1.0     .9    1.1
Net employment change                41      11      35      39      28     .5     .1     .5     .6     .3

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,600   1,237   1,426   1,469   1,395    8.1    6.3    7.2    7.3    6.9
 At expanding establishments      1,292   1,026   1,165   1,201   1,112    6.5    5.2    5.9    6.0    5.5
 At opening establishments          308     211     261     268     283    1.6    1.1    1.3    1.3    1.4
Gross job losses                  1,311   1,355   1,363   1,272   1,363    6.6    6.8    6.9    6.4    6.8
 At contracting establishments    1,037   1,111   1,065   1,014   1,064    5.2    5.6    5.4    5.1    5.3
 At closing establishments          274     244     298     258     299    1.4    1.2    1.5    1.3    1.5
Net employment change               289    -118      63     197      32    1.5    -.5     .3     .9     .1

Education and health services

Gross job gains                   1,006     878     962   1,034     967    4.8    4.1    4.5    4.8    4.4
 At expanding establishments        824     726     776     867     769    3.9    3.4    3.6    4.0    3.5
 At opening establishments          182     152     186     167     198     .9     .7     .9     .8     .9
Gross job losses                    801     813     888     822     918    3.8    3.8    4.2    3.8    4.2
 At contracting establishments      635     658     701     650     707    3.0    3.1    3.3    3.0    3.2
 At closing establishments          166     155     187     172     211     .8     .7     .9     .8    1.0
Net employment change               205      65      74     212      49    1.0     .3     .3    1.0     .2

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,344   1,247   1,312   1,330   1,301    8.8    8.0    8.4    8.5    8.3
 At expanding establishments      1,048   1,013   1,025   1,045   1,013    6.9    6.5    6.6    6.7    6.5
 At opening establishments          296     234     287     285     288    1.9    1.5    1.8    1.8    1.8
Gross job losses                  1,184   1,138   1,273   1,297   1,238    7.8    7.4    8.2    8.4    7.9
 At contracting establishments      977     939   1,055   1,082   1,024    6.4    6.1    6.8    7.0    6.5
 At closing establishments          207     199     218     215     214    1.4    1.3    1.4    1.4    1.4
Net employment change               160     109      39      33      63    1.0     .6     .2     .1     .4

Other services

Gross job gains                     294     272     301     305     280    7.2    6.7    7.4    7.4    6.8
 At expanding establishments        232     219     235     240     219    5.7    5.4    5.8    5.8    5.3
 At opening establishments           62      53      66      65      61    1.5    1.3    1.6    1.6    1.5
Gross job losses                    273     266     284     285     293    6.8    6.5    7.0    7.0    7.1
 At contracting establishments      213     207     219     221     230    5.3    5.1    5.4    5.4    5.6
 At closing establishments           60      59      65      64      63    1.5    1.4    1.6    1.6    1.5
Net employment change                21       6      17      20     -13     .4     .2     .4     .4    -.3

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately





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