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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Industry Sector Employment
  Industry Sectors Employment (CES) - State of Connecticut Last Updated: November 17, 2016
October 2016 preliminary seasonally adjusted nonfarm job estimates show a decline of 7,200 jobs (-0.4%) over the month. Four of the of the ten major industry supersectors saw job gains. Over the last twelve months, the state has increased nonagricultural employment by 3,200 positions (0.2%) with seven of the ten measured supersectors continuing to show annual gains.

Private Sector fell by 4,200 (-0.3%, 1,440,700 jobs) in October but remains up by 5,000 jobs (0.3%) over the year. The Government supersector lost 3,000 jobs (-1.3%, 235,700) last month and is now down over the year (-1,800, -0.8%).

Other Services (1,100, 1.7%, 66,000 positions) added the most jobs last month. Construction and Mining was next (800, 1.4%, 57,800), while Manufacturing contributed 600 net new jobs (0.4%, 159,800) and remains up over the year. Financial Activities grew by 200 (0.3%, 132,100).

On the down side, the Government supersector (-3,000, -1.3%, 235,700) saw another sharp loss. Professional and Business Services was next (-2,600, -1.2%, 216,700). Private Education and Health Services saw a loss of 1,700 (-0.5%, 327,500 jobs) with both education (-1,100, -1.7%, 63,800) and health (-600, -0.2%, 263,700) contributing. Leisure and Hospitality dropped jobs for the second month in a row (-1,400, -0.9%, 152,200 jobs) after healthy summer gains. Trade, Transportation & Utilities shed 900 jobs (-0.3%, 295,700) based entirely on weakness in the retail sector (-1,700, -0.9%). Small losses were observed in the Information supersector (-300, -0.9%, 32,900 jobs).

Labor Market Information - Connecticut, Employment Sectors & United States Nonfarm Employment
Year to Year Month to Month Previous Three Months
Oct 2016 Oct 2015 Change Rate % Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Change Rate % Aug 2016 Jul 2016 Jun 2016
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data State of Connecticut Employment
go to Connecticut nonfarm employment data table Connecticut Nonfarm Employment 1,676,400 1,673,200 3,200 0.2% 1,676,400 1,683,600 -7,200 -0.4% 1,690,200 1,690,500 1,691,300
go to Private Sector sector data table Private Sector 1,440,700 1,435,700 5,000 0.3% 1,440,700 1,444,900 -4,200 -0.3% 1,449,100 1,451,200 1,450,700
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Goods Producing Industries
go to Construction sector data table Construction 57,200 57,000 200 0.4% 57,200 56,400 800 1.4% 56,300 57,600 58,600
go to Manufacturing sector data table Manufacturing 159,800 158,400 1,400 0.9% 159,800 159,200 600 0.4% 159,800 160,300 159,600
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Service Providing Industries
go to Transportation and Public Utilities sector data table Transportation and Public Utilities 295,700 297,200 -1,500 -0.5% 295,700 296,600 -900 -0.3% 297,200 297,400 296,500
go to Information sector data table Information 32,900 32,600 300 0.9% 32,900 33,200 -300 -0.9% 33,600 33,300 34,000
go to Financial Activities sector data table Financial Activities 132,100 130,200 1,900 1.5% 132,100 131,900 200 0.2% 132,700 133,400 133,900
go to Professional and Business Services sector data table Professional and Business Services 216,700 216,400 300 0.1% 216,700 219,300 -2,600 -1.2% 218,500 219,000 218,200
go to Educational and Health Services sector data table Educational and Health Services 327,500 326,700 800 0.2% 327,500 329,200 -1,700 -0.5% 329,100 327,900 329,300
go to Leisure and Hospitality sector data table Leisure and Hospitality 152,200 152,700 -500 -0.3% 152,200 153,600 -1,400 -0.9% 155,500 154,100 152,900
go to Other Services sector data table Other Services 66,000 63,900 2,100 3.3% 66,000 64,900 1,100 1.7% 65,900 67,600 67,100
go to Government sector data table Government 235,700 237,500 -1,800 -0.8% 235,700 238,700 -3,000 -1.3% 241,100 239,300 240,600
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data United States Employment
go to United States nonfarm employment data table United States Nonfarm Employment 144,952,000 142,595,000 2,357,000 1.7% 144,952,000 144,791,000 161,000 0.1% 144,591,000 144,424,000 144,172,000
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