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Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 130,400 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 138,030 employed persons for the month. Norwich added 599 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 728 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 130,400 +599 +1,900
CPS 138,030 +728 +4,109

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 8,800 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 126,100 in March 2015, Norwich has gained 4,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 150,631 for Norwich in May 2008. 12,601 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 131,259, Norwich has added 6,771 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 130,400 599 138,030 728
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
August 2016 128,699 -100 134,603 184
July 2016 128,800 300 134,419 370
June 2016 128,500 0 134,049 233
May 2016 128,500 199 133,816 -41
April 2016 128,300 -199 133,857 -64