Job Gains & Losses

Business Employment Dynamics (BED)

Idaho: 1Q 2017 Updated 12/07/2017

Components of private sector gross job gains and job losses, seasonally adjusted

March 2007 - March 2017

Total Private

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Idaho's Business Employment Dynamics: First Quarter 2017

During the first quarter of 2017, gross job gains exceeded gross job losses and yielded a net employment gain of 8,811 in Idaho, according to preliminary Business Employment Dynamics data released by the Idaho Department of Labor and the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor.

From December 2016 to March 2017, gross job gains from Idaho’s expanding and opening private sector establishments totaled 45,963. This amounted to 3,118 more job gains than in the previous quarter. Over this same period, gross job losses from contracting and closing private sector establishments totaled 37,152, down by 1,745 from the previous quarter. During this same period, Idaho experienced a net establishment increase of 726.

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Posted 12/07/2017

What is the Business Employment Dynamics program?

The Business Employment Dynamics (BED) data are a product of a federal-state cooperative program known as Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW).

BED data measure the net change in employment from 1992 forward; highlighting the number and rates of gross jobs gained at opening and expanding establishments as well as the number and rates of gross jobs lost by closing and contracting establishments.

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