Connecticut Job Growth
There were 1,649,300 jobs in Connecticut in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,700,703 employed persons for the month. Connecticut added 6,300 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,615 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Connecticut job growth compared to other states.
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Connecticut Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Connecticut as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Connecticut
CES employment peaked in March 2008 for Connecticut at 1,713,000. Since then 63,700 jobs have been lost in Connecticut according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,591,800 in February 2010, Connecticut has gained 57,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Connecticut reached a maximum of 1,771,718 in March 2008. 71,015 jobs have been lost in Connecticut since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Connecticut Employment History