Kentucky Job Growth
There were 1,953,000 jobs in Kentucky in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,964,257 employed persons for the month. Kentucky added 4,200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,447 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kentucky job growth compared to other states.
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Kentucky Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Kentucky 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 Kentucky
CES employment in November 2017 for Kentucky is at a new high of 1,953,000.
CPS employment in Kentucky reached a maximum of 1,981,725 in May 2017. 17,468 jobs have been lost in Kentucky since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 1,947,922, Kentucky has added 16,335 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kentucky Employment History