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Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 120,100 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 129,777 employed persons for the month. Norwich added 900 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 267 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 120,100 +900 +3,400
CPS 129,777 +267 +5,589

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 18,600 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 94,400 in April 2020, Norwich has gained 25,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 149,964 for Norwich in June 2008. 20,187 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 112,416, Norwich has added 17,361 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 120,100 900 129,777 267
March 2022 119,200 400 129,510 644
February 2022 118,800 500 128,866 380
January 2022 118,300 0 128,486 392
December 2021 118,300 -600 128,094 3
November 2021 118,900 -300 128,091 42
October 2021 119,200 300 128,049 167
September 2021 118,900 1,000 127,882 2,602
August 2021 117,900 100 125,280 220
July 2021 117,800 -200 125,060 284
June 2021 118,000 800 124,776 296
May 2021 117,200 500 124,480 292