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Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Job Growth

There were 481,400 jobs in Urban Honolulu, Hawaii in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 472,134 employed persons for the month. Urban Honolulu added 1,400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 568 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Urban Honolulu job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 481,400 +1,400 +11,000
CPS 472,134 +568 +15,814

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 September 2016 at 481,700. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Urban Honolulu according to the employer survey. From a trough of 480,000 in November 2016, Urban Honolulu has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Urban Honolulu is at a new high of 472,134.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 481,400 1,400 472,134 568
November 2016 480,000 -500 471,566 2,165
October 2016 480,500 -1,200 469,401 5,598
September 2016 481,700 900 463,803 5,894
August 2016 480,800 4,000 457,909 3,192
July 2016 476,800 -1,400 454,717 838
June 2016 478,200 4,700 453,879 -1,339
May 2016 473,500 0 455,218 -3,122
April 2016 473,500 -2,900 458,340 -3,868
March 2016 476,400 1,100 462,208 200
February 2016 475,300 2,400 462,008 1,284
January 2016 472,900 2,500 460,724 4,404