Kentucky Job Growth
There were 1,839,500 jobs in Kentucky in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,886,503 employed persons for the month. Kentucky added 1,000 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 67,391 (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 February 2020 for Kentucky at 1,947,000. Since then 107,500 jobs have been lost in Kentucky according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,620,700 in April 2020, Kentucky has gained 218,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Kentucky reached a maximum of 1,995,951 in February 2020. 109,448 jobs have been lost in Kentucky since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,712,526, Kentucky has added 173,977 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kentucky Employment History