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

                                   Mar.    June    Sept.   Dec.    Mar.   Mar.   June   Sept.  Dec.   Mar.  
                                   2016    2016    2016    2016    2017   2016   2016   2016   2016   2017
Total private(1)

Gross job gains                   7,139   7,453   7,689   7,455   7,328    6.0    6.2    6.4    6.2    6.0
 At expanding establishments      5,855   6,083   6,232   6,040   6,019    4.9    5.1    5.2    5.0    4.9
 At opening establishments        1,284   1,370   1,457   1,415   1,309    1.1    1.1    1.2    1.2    1.1
Gross job losses                  6,883   7,157   7,008   7,065   6,674    5.7    6.0    5.8    5.9    5.4
 At contracting establishments    5,685   5,847   5,760   5,760   5,521    4.7    4.9    4.8    4.8    4.5
 At closing establishments        1,198   1,310   1,248   1,305   1,153    1.0    1.1    1.0    1.1     .9
Net employment change               256     296     681     390     654     .3     .2     .6     .3     .6

Goods-producing

Gross job gains                   1,317   1,335   1,313   1,319   1,394    6.3    6.4    6.3    6.3    6.6
 At expanding establishments      1,125   1,149   1,107   1,126   1,206    5.4    5.5    5.3    5.4    5.7
 At opening establishments          192     186     206     193     188     .9     .9    1.0     .9     .9
Gross job losses                  1,303   1,381   1,308   1,297   1,191    6.2    6.6    6.3    6.2    5.7
 At contracting establishments    1,114   1,172   1,113   1,101   1,009    5.3    5.6    5.4    5.3    4.8
 At closing establishments          189     209     195     196     182     .9    1.0     .9     .9     .9
Net employment change                14     -46       5      22     203     .1    -.2     .0     .1     .9

Natural resources and mining

Gross job gains                     257     262     248     252     287   13.4   13.9   13.4   13.6   15.3
 At expanding establishments        223     230     216     220     253   11.6   12.2   11.7   11.9   13.5
 At opening establishments           34      32      32      32      34    1.8    1.7    1.7    1.7    1.8
Gross job losses                    278     296     257     269     232   14.5   15.7   13.9   14.6   12.4
 At contracting establishments      244     262     225     238     199   12.7   13.9   12.2   12.9   10.6
 At closing establishments           34      34      32      31      33    1.8    1.8    1.7    1.7    1.8
Net employment change               -21     -34      -9     -17      55   -1.1   -1.8    -.5   -1.0    2.9

Construction

Gross job gains                     676     660     665     654     707   10.1    9.8   10.0    9.7   10.3
 At expanding establishments        553     544     532     533     584    8.3    8.1    8.0    7.9    8.5
 At opening establishments          123     116     133     121     123    1.8    1.7    2.0    1.8    1.8
Gross job losses                    619     651     622     635     582    9.3    9.8    9.3    9.5    8.5
 At contracting establishments      507     525     507     515     474    7.6    7.9    7.6    7.7    6.9
 At closing establishments          112     126     115     120     108    1.7    1.9    1.7    1.8    1.6
Net employment change                57       9      43      19     125     .8     .0     .7     .2    1.8

Manufacturing

Gross job gains                     384     413     400     413     400    3.1    3.3    3.2    3.3    3.3
 At expanding establishments        349     375     359     373     369    2.8    3.0    2.9    3.0    3.0
 At opening establishments           35      38      41      40      31     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
Gross job losses                    406     434     429     393     377    3.2    3.5    3.5    3.2    3.0
 At contracting establishments      363     385     381     348     336    2.9    3.1    3.1    2.8    2.7
 At closing establishments           43      49      48      45      41     .3     .4     .4     .4     .3
Net employment change               -22     -21     -29      20      23    -.1    -.2    -.3     .1     .3

Service-providing(1)

Gross job gains                   5,822   6,118   6,376   6,136   5,934    5.9    6.2    6.4    6.1    5.9
 At expanding establishments      4,730   4,934   5,125   4,914   4,813    4.8    5.0    5.1    4.9    4.8
 At opening establishments        1,092   1,184   1,251   1,222   1,121    1.1    1.2    1.3    1.2    1.1
Gross job losses                  5,580   5,776   5,700   5,768   5,483    5.6    5.8    5.8    5.8    5.5
 At contracting establishments    4,571   4,675   4,647   4,659   4,512    4.6    4.7    4.7    4.7    4.5
 At closing establishments        1,009   1,101   1,053   1,109     971    1.0    1.1    1.1    1.1    1.0
Net employment change               242     342     676     368     451     .3     .4     .6     .3     .4

Wholesale trade

Gross job gains                     261     274     277     272     263    4.4    4.7    4.8    4.6    4.4
 At expanding establishments        217     226     226     225     220    3.7    3.9    3.9    3.8    3.7
 At opening establishments           44      48      51      47      43     .7     .8     .9     .8     .7
Gross job losses                    268     272     262     256     249    4.6    4.6    4.5    4.3    4.2
 At contracting establishments      210     213     209     201     196    3.6    3.6    3.6    3.4    3.3
 At closing establishments           58      59      53      55      53    1.0    1.0     .9     .9     .9
Net employment change                -7       2      15      16      14    -.2     .1     .3     .3     .2

Retail trade

Gross job gains                     970     934     957     895     927    6.2    5.9    6.0    5.6    5.9
 At expanding establishments        846     804     817     777     805    5.4    5.1    5.1    4.9    5.1
 At opening establishments          124     130     140     118     122     .8     .8     .9     .7     .8
Gross job losses                    864     912     960     923     881    5.5    5.7    6.1    5.9    5.6
 At contracting establishments      756     801     836     803     775    4.8    5.0    5.3    5.1    4.9
 At closing establishments          108     111     124     120     106     .7     .7     .8     .8     .7
Net employment change               106      22      -3     -28      46     .7     .2    -.1    -.3     .3

Transportation and warehousing

Gross job gains                     239     249     290     383     245    5.0    5.3    6.0    7.8    5.0
 At expanding establishments        206     213     250     339     215    4.3    4.5    5.2    6.9    4.4
 At opening establishments           33      36      40      44      30     .7     .8     .8     .9     .6
Gross job losses                    292     249     229     232     323    6.2    5.3    4.8    4.8    6.6
 At contracting establishments      256     211     190     194     290    5.4    4.5    4.0    4.0    5.9
 At closing establishments           36      38      39      38      33     .8     .8     .8     .8     .7
Net employment change               -53       0      61     151     -78   -1.2     .0    1.2    3.0   -1.6

Utilities

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

Information

Gross job gains                     139     157     153     142     142    5.0    5.6    5.4    5.1    5.1
 At expanding establishments        117     131     124     115     120    4.2    4.7    4.4    4.1    4.3
 At opening establishments           22      26      29      27      22     .8     .9    1.0    1.0     .8
Gross job losses                    140     141     152     150     139    5.0    5.0    5.4    5.3    4.9
 At contracting establishments      111     109     126     121     116    4.0    3.9    4.5    4.3    4.1
 At closing establishments           29      32      26      29      23    1.0    1.1     .9    1.0     .8
Net employment change                -1      16       1      -8       3     .0     .6     .0    -.2     .2

Financial activities

Gross job gains                     358     388     391     382     353    4.5    4.8    4.9    4.8    4.4
 At expanding establishments        284     313     311     298     289    3.6    3.9    3.9    3.7    3.6
 At opening establishments           74      75      80      84      64     .9     .9    1.0    1.1     .8
Gross job losses                    339     354     350     356     336    4.3    4.4    4.4    4.4    4.2
 At contracting establishments      262     272     276     274     262    3.3    3.4    3.5    3.4    3.3
 At closing establishments           77      82      74      82      74    1.0    1.0     .9    1.0     .9
Net employment change                19      34      41      26      17     .2     .4     .5     .4     .2

Professional and business services

Gross job gains                   1,274   1,431   1,474   1,395   1,285    6.4    7.2    7.4    7.0    6.3
 At expanding establishments      1,041   1,173   1,199   1,121   1,058    5.2    5.9    6.0    5.6    5.2
 At opening establishments          233     258     275     274     227    1.2    1.3    1.4    1.4    1.1
Gross job losses                  1,368   1,354   1,282   1,359   1,265    6.9    6.7    6.4    6.7    6.3
 At contracting establishments    1,117   1,065   1,022   1,075   1,026    5.6    5.3    5.1    5.3    5.1
 At closing establishments          251     289     260     284     239    1.3    1.4    1.3    1.4    1.2
Net employment change               -94      77     192      36      20    -.5     .5    1.0     .3     .0

Education and health services

Gross job gains                     909     966   1,044     966     948    4.3    4.5    4.8    4.4    4.3
 At expanding establishments        743     781     872     774     786    3.5    3.6    4.0    3.5    3.6
 At opening establishments          166     185     172     192     162     .8     .9     .8     .9     .7
Gross job losses                    826     885     824     905     813    3.8    4.1    3.8    4.1    3.7
 At contracting establishments      669     702     656     709     656    3.1    3.3    3.0    3.2    3.0
 At closing establishments          157     183     168     196     157     .7     .8     .8     .9     .7
Net employment change                83      81     220      61     135     .5     .4    1.0     .3     .6

Leisure and hospitality

Gross job gains                   1,292   1,313   1,350   1,308   1,321    8.3    8.4    8.7    8.4    8.4
 At expanding establishments      1,030   1,030   1,056   1,016   1,054    6.6    6.6    6.8    6.5    6.7
 At opening establishments          262     283     294     292     267    1.7    1.8    1.9    1.9    1.7
Gross job losses                  1,165   1,278   1,304   1,240   1,149    7.5    8.2    8.4    8.0    7.2
 At contracting establishments      959   1,061   1,086   1,027     955    6.2    6.8    7.0    6.6    6.0
 At closing establishments          206     217     218     213     194    1.3    1.4    1.4    1.4    1.2
Net employment change               127      35      46      68     172     .8     .2     .3     .4    1.2

Other services

Gross job gains                     282     303     309     281     286    6.9    7.4    7.6    6.8    6.9
 At expanding establishments        221     237     241     219     228    5.4    5.8    5.9    5.3    5.5
 At opening establishments           61      66      68      62      58    1.5    1.6    1.7    1.5    1.4
Gross job losses                    270     283     286     293     272    6.6    6.9    7.0    7.1    6.6
 At contracting establishments      211     220     222     231     212    5.2    5.4    5.4    5.6    5.1
 At closing establishments           59      63      64      62      60    1.4    1.5    1.6    1.5    1.5
Net employment change                12      20      23     -12      14     .3     .5     .6    -.3     .3

(1) Includes unclassified sector, not shown separately





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