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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Industry Sector Employment
  Industry Sectors Employment (CES) - State of Connecticut Last Updated: August 18, 2016
The state's Private Sector in the state, at 1,453,700, was up by 3,000 (0.21%) in July and higher by 20,100 jobs (1.40%, 1,675 jobs per month) over the year. The Government supersector lost 1,300 jobs (-0.54%, 239,300) last month but still remains slightly positive over the year (100, 0.04%).

Five of the ten major industry supersectors increased nonfarm jobs in July 2016 and five declined on a seasonally adjusted basis. Leisure and Hospitality (1,700, 1.1%, 154,600 jobs) and the Trade, Transportation & Utilities (1,700, 0.6%, 298,200 jobs) added the most jobs last month. Restaurants and accommodations (1,500, 1.2%, 125,700 jobs) boosted leisure while retail trade (1,300, 0.7%, 182,200 positions) rebounded some in trade and transportation, after declining for two months in a row. Leisure and Hospitality (3,900, 2.6%) now leads in numeric job growth over the year. The Professional and Business Services supersector (1,200, 0.5%, 219,400) added positons as well on the strength in administrative services (1,800, 2.0%, 90,300 jobs). Smaller job gains came through from the Other Services (400, 0.6%, 67,500 jobs) and the Manufacturing (300, 0.2%, 159,900 positions) supersectors. The small other services supersector leads the ten major industry supersectors in percentage growth over the year (3,500, 5.5%).

The Government (-1,300, -0.5%, 239,300) supersector led all declining employment industry supersectors in July. Local (-1,000, -0.7%, 151,300 jobs) and state (-300, -0.4%, 70,300 positions) government were both lower while the federal government was unchanged. The private Education and Health Services (-900, -0.3%, 328,400 jobs) supersector posted the next largest monthly job decline. The Construction and Mining (-600, -1.0%, 58,600 jobs) industry supersector was also lower for the second month in a row. Smaller job losses also arose from the Information (-500, -1.5%, 33,500) and the Financial Activities (-300, -0.2%, 133,600) supersectors.

Labor Market Information - Connecticut, Employment Sectors & United States Nonfarm Employment
Year to Year Month to Month Previous Three Months
Jul 2016 Jul 2015 Change Rate % Jul 2016 Jun 2016 Change Rate % May 2016 Apr 2016 Mar 2016
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data State of Connecticut Employment
go to Connecticut nonfarm employment data table Connecticut Nonfarm Employment 1,693,000 1,672,800 20,200 1.2% 1,693,000 1,691,300 1,700 0.1% 1,685,500 1,689,500 1,686,300
go to Private Sector sector data table Private Sector 1,453,700 1,433,600 20,100 1.4% 1,453,700 1,450,700 3,000 0.2% 1,449,300 1,451,700 1,448,500
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Goods Producing Industries
go to Construction sector data table Construction 58,000 57,600 400 0.7% 58,000 58,600 -600 -1.0% 59,500 58,600 57,100
go to Manufacturing sector data table Manufacturing 159,900 159,300 600 0.4% 159,900 159,600 300 0.2% 160,900 159,700 159,500
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Service Providing Industries
go to Transportation and Public Utilities sector data table Transportation and Public Utilities 298,200 296,700 1,500 0.5% 298,200 296,500 1,700 0.6% 297,600 300,200 299,200
go to Information sector data table Information 33,500 32,300 1,200 3.7% 33,500 34,000 -500 -1.5% 33,600 34,600 34,300
go to Financial Activities sector data table Financial Activities 133,600 130,000 3,600 2.8% 133,600 133,900 -300 -0.2% 132,500 131,800 131,100
go to Professional and Business Services sector data table Professional and Business Services 219,400 216,400 3,000 1.4% 219,400 218,200 1,200 0.5% 218,700 219,100 217,500
go to Educational and Health Services sector data table Educational and Health Services 328,400 326,100 2,300 0.7% 328,400 329,300 -900 -0.3% 328,500 329,900 329,200
go to Leisure and Hospitality sector data table Leisure and Hospitality 154,600 150,700 3,900 2.6% 154,600 152,900 1,700 1.1% 152,200 152,400 155,400
go to Other Services sector data table Other Services 67,500 64,000 3,500 5.5% 67,500 67,100 400 0.6% 65,300 64,900 64,700
go to Government sector data table Government 239,300 239,200 100 0.0% 239,300 240,600 -1,300 -0.5% 238,800 237,800 237,800
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data United States Employment
go to United States nonfarm employment data table United States Nonfarm Employment 144,448,000 142,001,000 2,447,000 1.7% 144,448,000 144,193,000 255,000 0.2% 143,901,000 143,856,000 143,755,000
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