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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.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 131,500 +600 +1,600
CPS 137,989 +507 -99

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

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Norwich, Connecticut Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 131,500 600 137,989 507
April 2018 130,900 200 137,482 -412
March 2018 130,699 -100 137,894 -245
February 2018 130,800 500 138,139 438
January 2018 130,300 -399 137,701 -725
December 2017 130,699 0 138,426 157
November 2017 130,699 -200 138,269 156
October 2017 130,900 1,000 138,113 241
September 2017 129,900 -400 137,872 19
August 2017 130,300 300 137,853 -251
July 2017 130,000 -600 138,104 -44
June 2017 130,600 700 138,148 60