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Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 129,400 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 138,090 employed persons for the month. Norwich lost 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 606 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 129,400 -200 -1,000
CPS 138,090 -606 -49

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Norwich, Connecticut Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Norwich 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 Norwich, Connecticut

CES employment for Norwich peaked in May 2008 at 138,300. Since then 8,900 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 125,600 in March 2015, Norwich has gained 3,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 150,631 for Norwich in May 2008. 12,541 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 130,899, Norwich has added 7,191 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 129,400 -200 138,090 -606
January 2019 129,600 0 138,696 -2,323
December 2018 129,600 -200 141,019 181
November 2018 129,800 400 140,838 1,408
October 2018 129,400 -100 139,430 441
September 2018 129,500 -600 138,989 1,313
August 2018 130,100 0 137,676 -407
July 2018 130,100 100 138,083 632
June 2018 130,000 199 137,451 -214
May 2018 129,800 300 137,665 183
April 2018 129,500 -500 137,482 -412
March 2018 130,000 -400 137,894 -245