Mississippi Job Growth
There were 1,119,300 jobs in Mississippi in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,199,393 employed persons for the month. Mississippi added 2,700 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 420 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Mississippi job growth compared to other states.
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Mississippi Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Mississippi 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 Mississippi
CES employment peaked in May 2000 for Mississippi at 1,162,100. Since then 42,800 jobs have been lost in Mississippi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,084,100 in February 2010, Mississippi has gained 35,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Mississippi reached a maximum of 1,245,476 in February 2001. 46,083 jobs have been lost in Mississippi since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 1,154,636, Mississippi has added 44,757 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mississippi Employment History