Connecticut Job Growth
There were 1,596,000 jobs in Connecticut in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,731,149 employed persons for the month. Connecticut lost 1,600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 4,203 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Connecticut job growth compared to other states.
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Connecticut Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Connecticut 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 Connecticut
CES employment peaked in March 2008 for Connecticut at 1,716,600. Since then 120,600 jobs have been lost in Connecticut according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,408,200 in April 2020, Connecticut has gained 187,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Connecticut reached a maximum of 1,865,216 in March 2020. 134,067 jobs have been lost in Connecticut since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 1,606,697, Connecticut has added 124,452 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Connecticut Employment History