Job Gains & Losses

Business Employment Dynamics (BED)

Idaho: 2Q 2018 Updated 2/20/19

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

March 2008 - June 2018

Total Private

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Idaho's Business Employment Dynamics: Second Quarter 2018

During the second quarter of 2018, gross job gains exceeded gross job losses and yielded a net employment gain of 3,341 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 March 2018 to June 2018, gross job gains from Idaho’s expanding and opening private sector establishments totaled 44,433. This amounted to 2,947 fewer jobs gained from the previous quarter. Over this same period, gross job losses from contracting and closing private sector establishments totaled 41,092, up by 5,099 from the previous quarter.

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Updated 2/20/2019

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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