Kentucky Job Growth
There were 1,953,600 jobs in Kentucky in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,996,905 employed persons for the month. Kentucky lost 5,400 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,412 (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 October 2019 for Kentucky at 1,964,500. Since then 10,900 jobs have been lost in Kentucky according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Kentucky for December 2019 is at a new high of 1,996,905.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kentucky Employment History