New statistics on Job-to-Job (J2J) Flows at the state level released by the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) provide a comprehensive look at the reallocation of workers across different sectors of the U.S. economy at the state and national level.

Workers often build their careers through job-hopping and the flows between jobs are a primary means by which workers move up their career ladders. Flows of workers across employers, industries, and labor markers are subsequently quite large — about half of hires and separations in 2000 were job-to-job flows.

About Job-to-Job Flow Data

J2J data provides new insights on job churning and worker relocation patterns across the economy.  The data provides information on transitions between jobs as well as transitions from jobs to non-employment, or from non-employment to jobs.

Rates and counts of transitions are tabulated by industry, state, firm age and size, and demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, ethnicity and education.

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Job-to-Job Flows Explorer Data Tool

The J2J Explorer is a web-based analysis tool that enables comprehensive data access to an innovative new set of statistics on worker reallocation in the U.S.

J2J Explorer unlocks these statistics through an intuitive dashboard interface. The application's interactive visualizations allow for the construction of tables and charts to compare and analyze the job-to-job patterns by worker and firm characteristics, including analysis of job flows across industries and state boundaries. 

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Enhancements to Job-to-Job Flows Data

The 1.0 version of the J2J Explorer application is a web-based analysis tool that enables comprehensive access to an innovative set of statistics on worker reallocation in the United States.

The J2J Explorer 1.0 update provides access to Metropolitan Statistical Area tabulations and Earnings indicators, as well as rankings and data normalization functionality.

To access the tool, please go to:j2jexplorer.ces.census.gov. For help and documentation, please go to: lehd.ces.census.gov/applications/help/j2j_explorer.html.