North Dakota Job Growth
There were 440,700 jobs in North Dakota in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 417,086 employed persons for the month. North Dakota lost 600 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,875 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is North Dakota job growth compared to other states.
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North Dakota Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for North Dakota 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 North Dakota
CES employment peaked in November 2014 for North Dakota at 467,900. Since then 27,200 jobs have been lost in North Dakota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 438,600 in June 2016, North Dakota has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in North Dakota for November 2016 is at a new high of 417,086.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Dakota Employment History