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Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 130,100 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 136,479 employed persons for the month. Norwich lost 1,000 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,445 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 130,100 -1,000 +1,400
CPS 136,479 -1,445 +1,876

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Norwich, Connecticut Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Norwich 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 for Norwich, Connecticut

CES employment for Norwich peaked in May 2008 at 139,200. Since then 9,100 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 126,100 in March 2015, Norwich has gained 4,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 150,631 for Norwich in May 2008. 14,152 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 131,259, Norwich has added 5,220 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 130,100 -1,000 136,479 -1,445
July 2017 131,100 700 137,924 77
June 2017 130,400 1,599 137,847 662
May 2017 128,800 -899 137,185 -544
April 2017 129,699 -400 137,729 -146
March 2017 130,100 299 137,875 573
February 2017 129,800 200 137,302 487
January 2017 129,600 299 136,815 443
December 2016 129,300 200 136,372 335
November 2016 129,100 -99 136,037 628
October 2016 129,199 399 135,409 571
September 2016 128,800 100 134,838 235