Department of Numbers

Delaware Job Growth

There were 454,800 jobs in Delaware in June 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 454,934 employed persons for the month. Delaware lost 1,200 jobs in June 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 290 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Delaware job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey June 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 454,800 -1,200 +1,900
CPS 454,934 +290 +2,243

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 2017 for Delaware at 456,500. Since then 1,700 jobs have been lost in Delaware according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in Delaware for June 2017 is at a new high of 454,934.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through June 2017

Delaware Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
June 2017 454,800 -1,200 454,934 290
May 2017 456,000 300 454,644 582
April 2017 455,700 -400 454,062 1,174
March 2017 456,100 -400 452,888 1,546
February 2017 456,500 700 451,342 1,365
January 2017 455,800 1,400 449,977 304
December 2016 454,400 600 449,673 -373
November 2016 453,800 -100 450,046 -458
October 2016 453,900 -300 450,504 -515
September 2016 454,200 -300 451,019 -547
August 2016 454,500 0 451,566 -575
July 2016 454,500 1,600 452,141 -550