Job Gains & Losses

Business Employment Dynamics (BED)

Idaho: 3Q 2016 Updated 05/10/2017

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

March 2006 - September 2016

Total Private

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Idaho's Business Employment Dynamics: Third Quarter 2016

During the third quarter of 2016, gross job gains exceeded gross job losses and yielded a net employment gain of 4,493 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 June 2016 to September 2016, gross job gains from Idaho’s expanding and opening private sector establishments totaled 44,973. This amounted to 3,980 more job gains than in the previous quarter. Over this same period, gross job losses from contracting and closing private sector establishments totaled 40,480, up by 37 from the previous quarter.

During this same period, Idaho experienced a net establishment increase of 1,067.

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Posted 05/10/2017

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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