Delaware Job Growth
There were 443,900 jobs in Delaware in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 458,302 employed persons for the month. Delaware lost 1,400 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 6 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Delaware job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in August 2019 for Delaware at 468,300. Since then 24,400 jobs have been lost in Delaware according to the employer survey. From a trough of 399,300 in April 2020, Delaware has gained 44,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Delaware reached a maximum of 472,634 in November 2019. 14,332 jobs have been lost in Delaware since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 411,017, Delaware has added 47,285 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Delaware Employment History