H-2A positions certified by State, fiscal 2005-18

Seasonal positions certified (thousand)

Bar chart with 14 groups with 10 items per group.

Group 1, 2005.
Item 10, All (no State-level data available) value of 48.336.

Group 2, 2006.
Item 10, All (no State-level data available) value of 59.11.

Group 3, 2007.
Item 10, All (no State-level data available) value of 76.814.

Group 4, 2008.
Item 10. All (no State-level data available) value if 82.099.

Group 5, 2009.
Item 10. All (no State-level data available) value of 86.014.

Group 6, 2010, Total value of 79.011.
Item 1, AZ value of 4.309 which is 5.5% of '10.
Item 2, KY value of 5.452 which is 6.9% of '10.
Item 3, NY value of 3.858 which is 4.9% of '10.
Item 4, LA value of 6.858 which is 8.7% of '10.
Item 5, CA value of 2.629 which is 3.3% of '10.
Item 6, NC value of 9.387 which is 11.9% of '10.
Item 7, WA value of 3.014 which is 3.8% of '10.
Item 8, FL value of 4.432 which is 5.6% of '10.
Item 9, GA value of 5.075 which is 6.4% of '10.
Item 10, Other States value of 33.997 which is 43.0% of '10.

Group 7, 2011, Total value of 77.246.
Item 1, AZ value of 2.11 which is 2.7% of '11.
Item 2, KY value of 4.684 which is 6.1% of '11.
Item 3, NY value of 3.998 which is 5.2% of '11.
Item 4, LA value of 7.342 which is 9.5% of '11.
Item 5, CA value of 1.598 which is 2.1% of '11.
Item 6, NC value of 9.137 which is 11.8% of '11.
Item 7, WA value of 3.194 which is 4.1% of '11.
Item 8, FL value of 5.741 which is 7.4% of '11.
Item 9, GA value of 6.793 which is 8.8% of '11.
Item 10, Other States value of 32.649 which is 42.3% of '11.


Group 8, 2012, Total value of 85.248.
Item 1, AZ value of 2.375 which is 2.8% of '12.
Item 2, KY value of 4.754 which is 5.6% of '12.
Item 3, NY value of 3.632 which is 4.3% of '12.
Item 4, LA value of 6.771 which is 7.9% of '12.
Item 5, CA value of 2.862 which is 3.4% of '12.
Item 6, NC value of 10.498 which is 12.3% of '12.
Item 7, WA value of 4.443 which is 5.2% of '12.
Item 8, FL value of 6.945 which is 8.1% of '12.
Item 9, GA value of 8.227 which is 9.7% of '12.
Item 10, Other States value of 34.741 which is 40.8% of '12.

Group 9, 2013, Total value of 98.821.
Item 1, AZ value of 2.964 which is 3.0% of '13.
Item 2, KY value of 5.819 which is 5.9% of '13.
Item 3, NY value of 4.699 which is 4.8% of '13.
Item 4, LA value of 6.588 which is 6.7% of '13.
Item 5, CA value of 4.199 which is 4.2% of '13.
Item 6, NC value of 12.386 which is 12.5% of '13.
Item 7, WA value of 6.349 which is 6.4% of '13.
Item 8, FL value of 10.051 which is 10.2% of '13.
Item 9, GA value of 9.268 which is 9.4% of '13.
Item 10, Other States value of 36.498 which is 36.9% of '13.
Group 10, 2014, Total value of 116.689.
Item 1, AZ value of 3.751 which is 3.2% of '14.
Item 2, KY value of 6.753 which is 5.8% of '14.
Item 3, NY value of 4.68 which is 4.0% of '14.
Item 4, LA value of 7.218 which is 6.2% of '14.
Item 5, CA value of 6.043 which is 5.2% of '14.
Item 6, NC value of 15.135 which is 13.0% of '14.
Item 7, WA value of 9.064 which is 7.8% of '14.
Item 8, FL value of 13.544 which is 11.6% of '14.
Item 9, GA value of 10.387 which is 8.9% of '14.
Item 10, Other States value of 40.114 which is 34.4% of '14.
Group 11, 2015, Total value of 139.832.
Item 1, AZ value of 3.763 which is 2.7% of '15.
Item 2, KY value of 6.722 which is 4.8% of '15.
Item 3, NY value of 5.039 which is 3.6% of '15.
Item 4, LA value of 7.787 which is 5.6% of '15.
Item 5, CA value of 8.591 which is 6.1% of '15.
Item 6, NC value of 17.696 which is 12.7% of '15.
Item 7, WA value of 11.844 which is 8.5% of '15.
Item 8, FL value of 17.942 which is 12.8% of '15.
Item 9, GA value of 14.393 which is 10.3% of '15.
Item 10, Other States value of 46.055 which is 32.9% of '15.
Group 12, 2016, Total value of 165.741.
Item 1, AZ value of 5.391 which is 3.3% of '16.
Item 2, KY value of 6.779 which is 4.1% of '16.
Item 3, NY value of 5.522 which is 3.3% of '16.
Item 4, LA value of 8.301 which is 5.0% of '16.
Item 5, CA value of 11.106 which is 6.7% of '16.
Item 6, NC value of 19.786 which is 11.9% of '16.
Item 7, WA value of 13.689 which is 8.3% of '16.
Item 8, FL value of 22.828 which is 13.8% of '16.
Item 9, GA value of 17.392 which is 10.5% of '16.
Item 10, Other States value of 54.947 which is 33.2% of '16.
Group 13, 2017, Total value of 200.049.
Item 1, AZ value of 6.06 which is 3.0% of '17.
Item 2, KY value of 7.403 which is 3.7% of '17.
Item 3, NY value of 6.87 which is 3.4% of '17.
Item 4, LA value of 8.875 which is 4.4% of '17.
Item 5, CA value of 15.232 which is 7.6% of '17.
Item 6, NC value of 20.713 which is 10.4% of '17.
Item 7, WA value of 18.535 which is 9.3% of '17.
Item 8, FL value of 25.303 which is 12.6% of '17.
Item 9, GA value of 23.421 which is 11.7% of '17.
Item 10, Other States value of 67.637 which is 33.8% of '17.
Group 14, 2018, Total value of 242.762.
Item 1, AZ value of 7.497 which is 3.1% of '18.
Item 2, KY value of 7.604 which is 3.1% of '18.
Item 3, NY value of 7.634 which is 3.1% of '18.
Item 4, LA value of 10.079 which is 4.2% of '18.
Item 5, CA value of 18.908 which is 7.8% of '18.
Item 6, NC value of 21.794 which is 9.0% of '18.
Item 7, WA value of 24.862 which is 10.2% of '18.
Item 8, FL value of 30.462 which is 12.5% of '18.
Item 9, GA value of 32.364 which is 13.3% of '18.
Item 10, Other States value of 81.558 which is 33.6% of '18.

Note: State-level data are not available in public documents for all States in all years. The States included in the chart had more than 2,500 H-2A positions certified in fiscal 2010; Arkansas met this threshold, but lacked data for 2015-18. Dark grey bars represent aggregates where individual State-level data are not identified. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC).