Delaware Job Growth
There were 457,600 jobs in Delaware in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 456,897 employed persons for the month. Delaware added 2,100 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 709 (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 October 2017 for Delaware at 458,800. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Delaware according to the employer survey. From a trough of 455,500 in December 2017, Delaware has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Delaware for January 2018 is at a new high of 456,897.
Employment: CES, CPS
Delaware Employment History