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Norwich-New London-Westerly, Connecticut Job Growth

There were 129,699 jobs in Norwich, Connecticut in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 137,101 employed persons for the month. Norwich lost 500 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 292 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Norwich job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 129,699 -500 -400
CPS 137,101 -292 +89

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 138,300. Since then 8,600 jobs have been lost in Norwich according to the employer survey. From a trough of 125,600 in March 2015, Norwich has gained 4,099 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 150,065 for Norwich in May 2008. 12,964 jobs have been lost in Norwich since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 130,615, Norwich has added 6,486 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 129,699 -500 137,101 -292
June 2019 130,199 -100 137,393 -370
May 2019 130,300 400 137,763 -277
April 2019 129,900 -299 138,040 -176
March 2019 130,199 500 138,216 28
February 2019 129,699 99 138,188 96
January 2019 129,600 0 138,092 132
December 2018 129,600 -200 137,960 -27
November 2018 129,800 400 137,987 41
October 2018 129,400 -100 137,946 255
September 2018 129,500 -600 137,691 340
August 2018 130,100 0 137,351 339