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Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 93,700 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,036 employed persons for the month. Norwich lost 34,200 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 30,457 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 93,700 -34,200 -35,700
CPS 108,036 -30,457 -28,743

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 44,700 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 150,065 for Norwich in May 2008. 42,029 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 93,700 -34,200 108,036 -30,457
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
November 2019 129,199 299 138,235 346
October 2019 128,900 500 137,889 358
September 2019 128,400 -299 137,531 341
August 2019 128,699 0 137,190 274
July 2019 128,699 -100 136,916 146
June 2019 128,800 -599 136,770 29
May 2019 129,400 0 136,741 -38