Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth
There were 131,500 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 137,989 employed persons for the month. Norwich added 600 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 507 (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 139,200. Since then 7,700 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 126,100 in March 2015, Norwich has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 150,631 for Norwich in May 2008. 12,642 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 130,899, Norwich has added 7,090 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Norwich, Connecticut Employment History