Department of Numbers

Hawaii Job Growth

There were 656,200 jobs in Hawaii in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 676,220 employed persons for the month. Hawaii added 2,000 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,263 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Hawaii job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 656,200 +2,000 +15,700
CPS 676,220 +5,263 +18,244

Hawaii Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Hawaii 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 Hawaii

CES employment in November 2016 for Hawaii is at a new high of 656,200.

CPS employment in Hawaii for November 2016 is at a new high of 676,220.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Hawaii Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 656,200 2,000 676,220 5,263
October 2016 654,200 0 670,957 5,849
September 2016 654,200 1,200 665,108 4,061
August 2016 653,000 2,700 661,047 455
July 2016 650,300 -900 660,592 -1,973
June 2016 651,200 3,900 662,565 -3,084
May 2016 647,300 100 665,649 -2,406
April 2016 647,200 -4,200 668,055 -554
March 2016 651,400 2,800 668,609 2,254
February 2016 648,600 4,300 666,355 3,642
January 2016 644,300 2,300 662,713 3,950
December 2015 642,000 1,500 658,763 787