Delaware Job Growth
There were 460,000 jobs in Delaware in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 452,722 employed persons for the month. Delaware added 300 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,108 (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 June 2016 for Delaware at 461,700. Since then 1,700 jobs have been lost in Delaware according to the employer survey. From a trough of 459,700 in October 2016, Delaware has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Delaware reached a maximum of 463,028 in May 2016. 10,306 jobs have been lost in Delaware since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Delaware Employment History