Department of Numbers

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Job Growth

There were 486,500 jobs in Urban Honolulu, Hawaii in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 460,167 employed persons for the month. Urban Honolulu added 1,300 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 282 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Urban Honolulu job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 486,500 +1,300 +9,900
CPS 460,167 -282 +436

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 486,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 465,410 for Urban Honolulu in January 2017. 5,243 jobs have been lost in Urban Honolulu since then according to the household survey. From a July 2017 low of 459,347, Urban Honolulu has added 820 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Urban Honolulu, Hawaii Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 486,500 1,300 460,167 -282
September 2018 485,200 700 460,449 -685
August 2018 484,500 200 461,134 -579
July 2018 484,300 -600 461,713 -1,318
June 2018 484,900 -300 463,031 -552
May 2018 485,200 1,200 463,583 -898
April 2018 484,000 700 464,481 -665
March 2018 483,300 0 465,146 611
February 2018 483,300 1,500 464,535 725
January 2018 481,800 3,200 463,810 3,959
December 2017 478,600 1,700 459,851 84
November 2017 476,900 300 459,767 36