Mississippi Job Growth
There were 1,173,000 jobs in Mississippi in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,220,968 employed persons for the month. Mississippi added 400 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,164 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Mississippi job growth compared to other states.
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Mississippi Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Mississippi 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 Mississippi
CES employment in December 2018 for Mississippi is at a new high of 1,173,000.
CPS employment in Mississippi reached a maximum of 1,252,180 in May 2000. 31,212 jobs have been lost in Mississippi since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 1,125,566, Mississippi has added 95,402 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mississippi Employment History