For most industries, the March benchmark level is essentially the March QCEW
Many data users compare CES estimates with data from the lagged QCEW
when they become available each quarter.
includes employment, wage and size of firm figures for the agricultural sector, which WA-QB does not include.
Employment data are from the BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW
) and cover establishments with state government, local government, and private industry ownership.
(14) "Major exclusions from UI [unemployment insurance] coverage include self-employed workers, most agricultural workers on small farms, all members of the Armed Forces, elected officials in most states, most employees of railroads, some domestic workers, most student workers at schools, and employees of certain small nonprofit organizations." (See item 15, "What is included in employment?" on the QCEW
frequently-asked-questions webpage: https://www.bls.gov/cew/cewfaq.htm.)
The coverage of the Census Bureau data differs from that of the BLS data primarily because the Census Bureau data exclude most government employees and because the BLS data cover civilian government employees.(2) The CBP data also exclude several private industries that are partly covered by the QCEW
: crop and animal production; rail transportation; insurance and employee benefit funds; trusts, estates, and agency accounts; and private households.
The latest QCEW
data are available through 2018, but note how much worse the 2018 QCEW
data look than the Establishment Survey data, even though the two appear fairly similar in previous years, for which the latter has already undergone the requisite revisions.
For wage and salary workers, employment is based primarily on the CES state-level employment series, with supplemental employment counts for the nonfarm portion of the agricultural sector coming from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW
Incorporation ofMarch 2018industry and size class data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW
) in the generation process; and
Figure 2: Annual change in Northwest Indiana employment by sector Goods-producing Service-providing 2012-2017 -634/yr + 1,737/yr 2017-2018 +918/yr + 231/yr Source: Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW
) data from the U.S.
The first is the Quarterly Census for Employment and Wages (QCEW
) published by the US Census Bureau.
Fourth, we use a data set novel to the literature on health insurance benefit mandates, the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW