Department of Numbers

Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 115,600 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 126,612 employed persons for the month. Norwich lost 700 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 244 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 115,600 -700 -13,599
CPS 126,612 -244 -11,623

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 138,400. Since then 22,800 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 92,900 in April 2020, Norwich has gained 22,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 150,065 for Norwich in May 2008. 23,453 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 107,931, Norwich has added 18,681 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 115,600 -700 126,612 -244
October 2020 116,300 1,500 126,856 -79
September 2020 114,800 1,200 126,935 4,247
August 2020 113,600 1,200 122,688 -37
July 2020 112,400 4,100 122,725 2,530
June 2020 108,300 11,500 120,195 12,175
May 2020 96,800 3,900 108,020 89
April 2020 92,900 -35,000 107,931 -30,562
March 2020 127,900 -1,700 138,493 152
February 2020 129,600 -300 138,341 182
January 2020 129,900 599 138,159 -373
December 2019 129,300 100 138,532 297