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Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Job Growth

There were 477,500 jobs in Urban Honolulu, Hawaii in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 469,571 employed persons for the month. Urban Honolulu lost 200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 983 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Urban Honolulu job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 477,500 -200 +3,300
CPS 469,571 +983 +11,847

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Urban Honolulu 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 for Urban Honolulu, Hawaii

CES employment for Urban Honolulu peaked in December 2016 at 479,400. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Urban Honolulu according to the employer survey. From a trough of 476,900 in January 2017, Urban Honolulu has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Urban Honolulu is at a new high of 469,571.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 477,500 -200 469,571 983
February 2017 477,700 800 468,588 -310
January 2017 476,900 -2,500 468,898 3,277
December 2016 479,400 800 465,621 216
November 2016 478,600 -200 465,405 398
October 2016 478,800 900 465,007 1,245
September 2016 477,900 -400 463,762 2,111
August 2016 478,300 1,700 461,651 2,247
July 2016 476,600 2,000 459,404 1,657
June 2016 474,600 200 457,747 767
May 2016 474,400 1,200 456,980 -123
April 2016 473,200 -1,000 457,103 -621