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Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 115,400 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,008 employed persons for the month. Norwich added 700 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 476 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 115,400 +700 +5,600
CPS 119,008 +476 -487

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 23,300 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 93,400 in April 2020, Norwich has gained 22,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 149,964 for Norwich in June 2008. 30,956 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 110,410, Norwich has added 8,598 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 115,400 700 119,008 476
June 2021 114,700 0 118,532 2,303
May 2021 114,700 300 116,229 264
April 2021 114,400 -800 115,965 -10
March 2021 115,200 800 115,975 1,552
February 2021 114,400 -300 114,423 -8,268
January 2021 114,700 0 122,691 -93
December 2020 114,700 300 122,784 285
November 2020 114,400 -600 122,499 368
October 2020 115,000 1,000 122,131 544
September 2020 114,000 1,600 121,587 847
August 2020 112,400 2,600 120,740 1,245