Department of Numbers

Hawaii Job Growth

There were 659,400 jobs in Hawaii in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 644,563 employed persons for the month. Hawaii added 700 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,977 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Hawaii job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 659,400 +700 +4,300
CPS 644,563 -1,977 -17,231

Hawaii Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Hawaii 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 Hawaii

CES employment peaked in April 2019 for Hawaii at 659,400. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Hawaii according to the employer survey. From a trough of 658,300 in May 2019, Hawaii has gained 1,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Hawaii reached a maximum of 669,024 in March 2017. 24,461 jobs have been lost in Hawaii since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Hawaii Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 659,400 700 644,563 -1,977
June 2019 658,700 400 646,540 -2,333
May 2019 658,300 -1,100 648,873 -2,580
April 2019 659,400 900 651,453 -2,687
March 2019 658,500 -400 654,140 -2,318
February 2019 658,900 1,000 656,458 -2,015
January 2019 657,900 -1,300 658,473 -1,575
December 2018 659,200 1,700 660,048 133
November 2018 657,500 1,100 659,915 49
October 2018 656,400 200 659,866 -356
September 2018 656,200 -100 660,222 -640
August 2018 656,300 1,200 660,862 -932