Department of Numbers

Delaware Job Growth

There were 463,700 jobs in Delaware in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 472,983 employed persons for the month. Delaware lost 900 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 67 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Delaware job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 463,700 -900 +2,500
CPS 472,983 -67 +8,098

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 February 2019 for Delaware at 465,800. Since then 2,100 jobs have been lost in Delaware according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in Delaware reached a maximum of 473,050 in June 2019. 67 jobs have been lost in Delaware since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Delaware Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 463,700 -900 472,983 -67
June 2019 464,600 100 473,050 350
May 2019 464,500 -500 472,700 1,196
April 2019 465,000 200 471,504 1,369
March 2019 464,800 -1,000 470,135 1,386
February 2019 465,800 800 468,749 1,460
January 2019 465,000 800 467,289 1,083
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