Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 365,300 jobs in Little Rock, Arkansas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 346,454 employed persons for the month. Little Rock added 500 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 598 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Little Rock job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Little Rock, Arkansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Little Rock 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 Little Rock, Arkansas
CES employment for Little Rock peaked in June 2019 at 365,300. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Little Rock according to the employer survey. From a trough of 364,800 in July 2019, Little Rock has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 347,052 for Little Rock in July 2019. 598 jobs have been lost in Little Rock since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Little Rock, Arkansas Employment History