Department of Numbers

Delaware Job Growth

There were 466,700 jobs in Delaware in January 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 467,408 employed persons for the month. Delaware added 2,500 jobs in January 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,202 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Delaware job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey January 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 466,700 +2,500 +7,400
CPS 467,408 +1,202 +7,019

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 2019 for Delaware is at a new high of 466,700.

CPS employment in Delaware for January 2019 is at a new high of 467,408.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2019

Delaware Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2019 466,700 2,500 467,408 1,202
December 2018 464,200 300 466,206 -26
November 2018 463,900 1,100 466,232 72
October 2018 462,800 1,900 466,160 394
September 2018 460,900 -200 465,766 465
August 2018 461,100 -100 465,301 416
July 2018 461,200 0 464,885 462
June 2018 461,200 -900 464,423 463
May 2018 462,100 1,000 463,960 628
April 2018 461,100 100 463,332 855
March 2018 461,000 100 462,477 1,029
February 2018 460,900 1,600 461,448 1,059