Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Job Growth
There were 403,400 jobs in Urban Honolulu, Hawaii in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 416,230 employed persons for the month. Urban Honolulu added 1,700 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 454 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Urban Honolulu job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in February 2020 at 478,400. Since then 75,000 jobs have been lost in Urban Honolulu according to the employer survey. From a trough of 377,500 in September 2020, Urban Honolulu has gained 25,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 460,131 for Urban Honolulu in January 2017. 43,901 jobs have been lost in Urban Honolulu since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 330,764, Urban Honolulu has added 85,466 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Employment History