Kentucky Job Growth
There were 1,959,800 jobs in Kentucky in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,980,138 employed persons for the month. Kentucky added 4,300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,098 (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 in July 2019 for Kentucky is at a new high of 1,959,800.
CPS employment in Kentucky reached a maximum of 1,983,771 in May 2019. 3,633 jobs have been lost in Kentucky since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kentucky Employment History