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  2018 Workforce Sector Economic Scorecard - State of Connecticut Last Updated: June 14, 2018
Taken together, this group of six economic indicators presents an overall picture of the current conditions in the Connecticut labor market. Current levels and the change from the previous period, as well as the year-to-year changes in the number of nonfarm employment jobs #1, residents employed #2 and residents unemployed #5, the unemployment rate #4, the size of the labor force #3, and the average weekly initial claims #6 - the number of those filing initial, new and additional, claims for unemployment. All workforce sector indicators are seasonally adjusted figures.
Month 2017 2018 Year-to-Year comparisons
Jan 1,683.5 1,689.4 Plus Grade
Feb 1,683.9 1,692.0 Plus Grade
Mar 1,682.2 1,688.5 Plus Grade
Apr 1,678.4 1,686.6 Plus Grade
May 1,679.2 1,690.7 Plus Grade
Jun 1,683.9
Jul 1,680.2
Aug 1,680.8
Sep 1,681.4
Oct 1,679.6
Nov 1,679.9
Dec 1,685.6
2017 2018 Year-to-Year comparisons
1,826.6 1,823.2 Minus Grade
1,829.1 1,821.2 Minus Grade
1,831.1 1,818.4 Minus Grade
1,832.2 1,815.2 Minus Grade
1,832.3 1,813.6 Minus Grade
1,831.6
1,830.3
1,828.8
1,827.3
1,826.4
1,826.0
1,826.0
2017 2018 Year-to-Year comparisons
1,923.0 1,909.9 Minus Grade
1,925.1 1,908.2 Minus Grade
1,925.8 1,904.7 Minus Grade
1,925.0 1,901.0 Minus Grade
1,922.9 1,898.5 Minus Grade
1,919.9
1,917.0
1,914.3
1,912.8
1,912.0
1,912.3
1,912.6
2017 2018 Year-to-Year comparisons
4.9 4.5 Plus Grade
4.9 4.6 Plus Grade
4.9 4.5 Plus Grade
4.8 4.5 Plus Grade
4.7 4.5 Plus Grade
4.7
4.6
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.5
2017 2018 Year-to-Year comparisons
93.9 86.8 Plus Grade
94.0 86.9 Plus Grade
93.7 86.3 Plus Grade
92.7 85.8 Plus Grade
91.2 84.9 Plus Grade
89.6
88.2
87.0
86.4
86.1
86.2
86.4
2017 2018 Year-to-Year comparisons
3,763 3,409 Plus Grade
3,421 3,739 Minus Grade
4,266 4,080 Plus Grade
3,736 3,481 Plus Grade
3,929 3,142 Plus Grade
3,820
3,858
3,611
3,812
3,523
3,668
3,413
Total Up Down NC Net %
6 4 2 0 +33%
6 3 3 0 0%
6 4 2 0 +33%
6 4 2 0 +33%
6 4 2 0 +33%
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