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  2017 Workforce Sector Economic Scorecard - State of Connecticut Last Updated: December 21, 2017
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 2016 2017 Year-to-Year comparisons
Jan 1,677.8 1,684.0 Plus Grade
Feb 1,680.3 1,684.1 Plus Grade
Mar 1,683.8 1,684.7 Plus Grade
Apr 1,677.7 1,681.6 Plus Grade
May 1,677.3 1,687.2 Plus Grade
Jun 1,678.8 1,692.8 Plus Grade
Jul 1,680.6 1,691.1 Plus Grade
Aug 1,681.2 1,686.9 Plus Grade
Sep 1,681.4 1,687.2 Plus Grade
Oct 1,679.2 1,681.0 Plus Grade
Nov 1,678.2 1,677.5 Minus Grade
Dec 1,677.5
2016 2017 Year-to-Year comparisons
1,786.5 1,807.2 Plus Grade
1,787.6 1,812.0 Plus Grade
1,788.8 1,819.9 Plus Grade
1,790.2 1,828.9 Plus Grade
1,791.8 1,834.0 Plus Grade
1,793.8 1,836.1 Plus Grade
1,795.9 1,836.6 Plus Grade
1,798.2 1,831.0 Plus Grade
1,800.2 1,826.9 Plus Grade
1,801.9 1,820.5 Plus Grade
1,803.2 1,815.4 Plus Grade
1,804.1
2016 2017 Year-to-Year comparisons
1,890.3 1,892.2 Plus Grade
1,891.2 1,901.4 Plus Grade
1,891.7 1,911.7 Plus Grade
1,892.2 1,922.5 Plus Grade
1,892.5 1,929.1 Plus Grade
1,892.5 1,933.1 Plus Grade
1,892.1 1,933.1 Plus Grade
1,891.3 1,923.2 Plus Grade
1,890.1 1,914.0 Plus Grade
1,888.8 1,906.1 Plus Grade
1,887.5 1,902.4 Plus Grade
1,886.2
2016 2017 Year-to-Year comparisons
5.5 4.5 Plus Grade
5.5 4.7 Plus Grade
5.4 4.8 Plus Grade
5.4 4.9 Plus Grade
5.3 4.9 Plus Grade
5.2 5.0 Plus Grade
5.1 5.0 Plus Grade
4.9 4.8 Plus Grade
4.8 4.6 Plus Grade
4.6 4.5 Plus Grade
4.5 4.6 Minus Grade
4.4
2016 2017 Year-to-Year comparisons
103.9 85.0 Plus Grade
103.5 89.4 Plus Grade
102.9 91.7 Plus Grade
102.0 93.6 Plus Grade
100.6 95.1 Plus Grade
98.8 97.0 Plus Grade
96.2 96.5 Minus Grade
93.1 92.2 Plus Grade
89.9 87.1 Plus Grade
86.9 85.6 Plus Grade
84.3 87.0 Minus Grade
82.1
2016 2017 Year-to-Year comparisons
3,488 3,496 Minus Grade
3,702 3,341 Plus Grade
3,774 4,691 Minus Grade
3,838 3,483 Plus Grade
3,911 3,974 Minus Grade
4,894 4,182 Plus Grade
3,750 3,849 Minus Grade
3,906 3,625 Plus Grade
4,057 3,956 Plus Grade
3,852 3,365 Plus Grade
3,844 3,931 Minus Grade
3,812
Total Up Down NC Net %
6 5 1 0 +67%
6 6 0 0 +100%
6 5 1 0 +67%
6 6 0 0 +100%
6 5 1 0 +67%
6 6 0 0 +100%
6 4 2 0 +33%
6 6 0 0 +100%
6 6 0 0 +100%
6 6 0 0 +100%
6 2 4 0 -33%
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