Department of Numbers

Idaho Job Growth

There were 700,200 jobs in Idaho in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 783,798 employed persons for the month. Idaho added 3,700 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,537 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Idaho job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 700,200 +3,700 +16,300
CPS 783,798 +1,537 +12,319

Idaho Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Idaho 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 Idaho

CES employment in November 2016 for Idaho is at a new high of 700,200.

CPS employment in Idaho for November 2016 is at a new high of 783,798.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 700,200 3,700 783,798 1,537
October 2016 696,500 800 782,261 161
September 2016 695,700 900 782,100 802
August 2016 694,800 -600 781,298 405
July 2016 695,400 2,900 780,893 873
June 2016 692,500 2,300 780,020 794
May 2016 690,200 -4,200 779,226 1,524
April 2016 694,400 2,700 777,702 1,804
March 2016 691,700 700 775,898 399
February 2016 691,000 1,800 775,499 549
January 2016 689,200 1,800 774,950 2,034
December 2015 687,400 3,500 772,916 1,437