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State of Connecticut Labor Market Information - 2014 Workforce Sector Economic Scorecard
  2014 Workforce Sector Economic Scorecard - State of Connecticut Seasonally Adjusted Last Updated: July 17, 2014
Taken together, this group of six economic indicators Detailed description of the workforce scorecard indicators and resulting score  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. For charts, trends and data for the six labor market economic indicators and historical totals follow the column header links or "trends" buttons. All workforce sector indicators are seasonally adjusted figures.
Workforce #1 - Nonfarm Employment sa/000s
Month 2013 2014 Year-to-Year comparisons
Jan 1,649.2 1,652.6 Plus Grade
Feb 1,643.1 1,654.0 Plus Grade
Mar 1,649.5 1,658.0 Plus Grade
Apr 1,653.3 1,659.7 Plus Grade
May 1,653.0 1,665.7 Plus Grade
Jun 1,662.1 1,667.4 Plus Grade
Jul 1,661.1
Aug 1,659.7
Sep 1,653.1
Oct 1,658.8
Nov 1,661.4
Dec 1,663.5
Workforce #2 - Residents Employed sa/000s
2013 2014 Year-to-Year comparisons
1,723.8 1,719.3 Minus Grade
1,722.7 1,727.7 Plus Grade
1,721.6 1,734.3 Plus Grade
1,720.5 1,740.1 Plus Grade
1,718.6 1,747.9 Plus Grade
1,716.0 1,753.0 Plus Grade
1,713.3
1,711.3
1,710.1
1,709.5
1,709.2
1,709.4
Workforce #3 - Labor Force sa/000s
2013 2014 Year-to-Year comparisons
1,873.3 1,852.2 Minus Grade
1,870.5 1,857.9 Minus Grade
1,868.1 1,864.8 Minus Grade
1,866.3 1,868.6 Plus Grade
1,864.5 1,877.6 Plus Grade
1,862.3 1,878.4 Plus Grade
1,859.7
1,856.8
1,853.7
1,850.6
1,847.9
1,845.8
Workforce #3 - Unemployment Rate sa/%
2013 2014 Year-to-Year comparisons
8.0 7.2 Plus Grade
7.9 7.0 Plus Grade
7.8 7.0 Plus Grade
7.8 6.9 Plus Grade
7.8 6.9 Plus Grade
7.9 6.7 Plus Grade
7.9
7.8
7.7
7.6
7.5
7.4
Workforce #5 - Residents Unemployed sa/000s
2013 2014 Year-to-Year comparisons
149.4 132.9 Plus Grade
147.7 130.2 Plus Grade
146.5 130.5 Plus Grade
145.8 128.5 Plus Grade
145.9 129.7 Plus Grade
146.3 125.4 Plus Grade
146.4
145.5
143.5
141.1
138.7
136.4
Workforce #6 - Average Weekly Initial Claims sa
2013 2014 Year-to-Year comparisons
4,884 4,442 Plus Grade
4,669 3,775 Plus Grade
4,452 4,089 Plus Grade
4,823 4,412 Plus Grade
4,672 4,150 Plus Grade
4,602 4,556 Plus Grade
5,220
4,585
4,598
4,805
4,786
5,054
2014 Workforce Totals [(Up/Total)-(Down/Total)]x100=Net%2014 Workforce Totals [(Up/Total) - (Down/Total)] x 100 = Net%
Total Up Down NC Net %
6 4 2 0 +33%
6 5 1 0 +67%
6 5 1 0 +67%
6 6 0 0 +100%
6 6 0 0 +100%
6 6 0 0 +100%
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