Delaware Job Growth
There were 424,400 jobs in Delaware in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 413,776 employed persons for the month. Delaware lost 300 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 277 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Delaware job growth compared to other states.
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Delaware Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Delaware 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 Delaware
CES employment peaked in February 2008 for Delaware at 442,300. Since then 17,900 jobs have been lost in Delaware according to the employer survey. From a trough of 407,100 in February 2010, Delaware has gained 17,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Delaware reached a maximum of 428,332 in December 2007. 14,556 jobs have been lost in Delaware since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 399,924, Delaware has added 13,852 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Delaware Employment History