Job Gains & Losses

Business Employment Dynamics (BED)

Idaho: 1Q 2019 Updated 11/13/19

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

March 2009 - March 2019

Total Private

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Idaho's Business Employment Dynamics: First Quarter 2019

During the first quarter of 2019, gross job gains exceeded gross job losses and yielded a net employment gain of 8,371 jobs 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 2018 to March 2019, gross job gains from Idaho’s expanding and opening private sector establishments totaled 46,481. This amounted to 902 jobs gained from the previous quarter. Over this same period, gross job losses from contracting and closing private sector establishments totaled 38,110, down by 665 from the previous quarter.

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Updated 11/13/2019

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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