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Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 128,000 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 135,826 employed persons for the month. Norwich lost 0 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 453 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 128,000 0 -500
CPS 135,826 +453 +1,114

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 11,200 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 126,200 in March 2015, Norwich has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 150,631 for Norwich in May 2008. 14,805 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 131,539, Norwich has added 4,287 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 128,000 0 135,826 453
November 2016 128,000 100 135,373 807
October 2016 127,900 -400 134,566 540
September 2016 128,300 -899 134,026 426
August 2016 129,199 500 133,600 -221
July 2016 128,699 -100 133,821 -110
June 2016 128,800 -699 133,931 -454
May 2016 129,500 -600 134,385 -214
April 2016 130,100 299 134,599 -545
March 2016 129,800 -299 135,144 -136
February 2016 130,100 1,100 135,280 480
January 2016 129,000 500 134,800 88