Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 126,000 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 133,373 employed persons for the month. Norwich added 1,100 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 290 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich 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.
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 138,700. Since then 12,700 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 93,400 in April 2020, Norwich has gained 32,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 149,964 for Norwich in June 2008. 16,591 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 112,125, Norwich has added 21,248 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Norwich, Connecticut Employment History