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Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Job Growth

There were 483,400 jobs in Urban Honolulu, Hawaii in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 465,103 employed persons for the month. Urban Honolulu added 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 570 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Urban Honolulu job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 483,400 +100 +4,800
CPS 465,103 -570 -302

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 July 2017 at 484,100. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Urban Honolulu according to the employer survey. From a trough of 479,400 in August 2017, Urban Honolulu has gained 4,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 469,360 for Urban Honolulu in March 2017. 4,257 jobs have been lost in Urban Honolulu since then according to the household survey. From a June 2017 low of 463,165, Urban Honolulu has added 1,938 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 483,400 100 465,103 -570
October 2017 483,300 -500 465,673 -1,475
September 2017 483,800 4,400 467,148 2,639
August 2017 479,400 -4,700 464,509 -351
July 2017 484,100 4,600 464,860 1,695
June 2017 479,500 -500 463,165 -2,083
May 2017 480,000 -500 465,248 -2,928
April 2017 480,500 3,400 468,176 -1,184
March 2017 477,100 -600 469,360 772
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