Department of Numbers

Delaware Job Growth

There were 460,600 jobs in Delaware in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 463,459 employed persons for the month. Delaware added 600 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,154 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Delaware job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 460,600 +600 +6,100
CPS 463,459 +2,154 +8,232

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 May 2018 for Delaware is at a new high of 460,600.

CPS employment in Delaware for May 2018 is at a new high of 463,459.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Delaware Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 460,600 600 463,459 2,154
April 2018 460,000 500 461,305 1,758
March 2018 459,500 1,600 459,547 1,611
February 2018 457,900 800 457,936 1,051
January 2018 457,100 1,600 456,885 697
December 2017 455,500 -1,700 456,188 -48
November 2017 457,200 -1,600 456,236 -78
October 2017 458,800 3,200 456,314 62
September 2017 455,600 0 456,252 193
August 2017 455,600 100 456,059 234
July 2017 455,500 -400 455,825 317
June 2017 455,900 1,400 455,508 281