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Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Job Growth

There were 481,300 jobs in Urban Honolulu, Hawaii in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 448,420 employed persons for the month. Urban Honolulu added 1,000 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,630 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Urban Honolulu job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 481,300 +1,000 +4,700
CPS 448,420 -1,630 -6,808

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 April 2019 is at a new high of 481,300.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 464,984 for Urban Honolulu in January 2017. 16,564 jobs have been lost in Urban Honolulu since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 481,300 1,000 448,420 -1,630
March 2019 480,300 -900 450,050 -1,050
February 2019 481,200 2,100 451,100 -809
January 2019 479,100 -700 451,909 -132
December 2018 479,800 1,400 452,041 -27
November 2018 478,400 300 452,068 -75
October 2018 478,100 600 452,143 -188
September 2018 477,500 200 452,331 -279
August 2018 477,300 700 452,610 -444
July 2018 476,600 -1,800 453,054 -530
June 2018 478,400 1,500 453,584 -708
May 2018 476,900 300 454,292 -936