Department of Numbers

Delaware Job Growth

There were 468,400 jobs in Delaware in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 469,464 employed persons for the month. Delaware added 2,500 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Delaware job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 468,400 +2,500 +3,500
CPS 469,464 +3 +1,646

Delaware Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Delaware 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 in Delaware

CES employment in January 2020 for Delaware is at a new high of 468,400.

CPS employment in Delaware reached a maximum of 469,532 in October 2019. 68 jobs have been lost in Delaware since then according to the household survey. From a December 2019 low of 469,461, Delaware has added 3 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Delaware Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 468,400 2,500 469,464 3
December 2019 465,900 -1,000 469,461 -36
November 2019 466,900 400 469,497 -35
October 2019 466,500 100 469,532 126
September 2019 466,400 -1,200 469,406 228
August 2019 467,600 1,300 469,178 219
July 2019 466,300 1,500 468,959 252
June 2019 464,800 -200 468,707 158
May 2019 465,000 -500 468,549 100
April 2019 465,500 -900 468,449 100
March 2019 466,400 1,500 468,349 180
February 2019 464,900 0 468,169 351