Department of Numbers

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Job Growth

There were 481,400 jobs in Urban Honolulu, Hawaii in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 448,123 employed persons for the month. Urban Honolulu added 2,300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 3,258 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Urban Honolulu job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 481,400 +2,300 +4,400
CPS 448,123 -3,258 -16,412

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Urban Honolulu 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 for Urban Honolulu, Hawaii

CES employment for Urban Honolulu in February 2019 is at a new high of 481,400.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 465,410 for Urban Honolulu in January 2017. 17,287 jobs have been lost in Urban Honolulu since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 481,400 2,300 448,123 -3,258
January 2019 479,100 -700 451,381 -4,805
December 2018 479,800 1,400 456,186 -2,374
November 2018 478,400 300 458,560 -1,919
October 2018 478,100 600 460,479 30
September 2018 477,500 200 460,449 -685
August 2018 477,300 700 461,134 -579
July 2018 476,600 -1,800 461,713 -1,318
June 2018 478,400 1,500 463,031 -552
May 2018 476,900 300 463,583 -898
April 2018 476,600 -700 464,481 -665
March 2018 477,300 300 465,146 611