Kentucky Job Growth
There were 1,930,100 jobs in Kentucky in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,980,103 employed persons for the month. Kentucky lost 2,500 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,196 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kentucky job growth compared to other states.
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Kentucky Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Kentucky 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 Kentucky
CES employment peaked in July 2018 for Kentucky at 1,932,600. Since then 2,500 jobs have been lost in Kentucky according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Kentucky for August 2018 is at a new high of 1,980,103.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kentucky Employment History