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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Industry Sector Employment
  Industry Sectors Employment (CES) - State of Connecticut Last Updated: November 17, 2016
November 2016 preliminary seasonally adjusted nonfarm job estimates show a increase of 2,100 (0.1%) over the month. Six of the of the ten major industry supersectors saw job gains. Over the last twelve months, the state has increased nonagricultural employment by 1,400 positions (0.1%) with six of the ten measured supersectors continuing to show annual gains.

Private Sector employment increased by 1,200 (0.1%, 1,443,300 jobs) in November and remains up by 2,500 jobs (0.2%) over the year. The Government supersector grew by 900 jobs (.4%, 236,600) last month but remains down over the year (-1,100, -0.5%). The government supersector includes all federal, state and local employment including public higher education and casinos located on tribal land.

Trade, Transportation & Utilities led all supersectors in seasonally adjusted job growth last month (1,600, 0.5% 297,500 total jobs), despite the largest component - retail showing no growth. Leisure and Hospitality was next, adding 1,100 positions (0.7%, 153,900 total jobs). As noted above, the Government supersector added 900 jobs. Education and Health Services grew by 700 (0.2%, 328,400 total jobs). The Information supersector gained 400 jobs (1.2%, 33,200 total jobs) and Other Services (100, 0.2%, 66,200 positions) was basically flat.

On the down side, the Construction and Mining supersector (-1,800, -3.1%, 55,500 total jobs) saw another sharp loss. Financial Activities was next (-400, -0.3%, 132,100 total jobs) and Manufacturing (-300, -0.2%, 159,300 total jobs) and Professional and Business Services (-200, -0.1%, 216,600 total jobs) both saw small losses.

Labor Market Information - Connecticut, Employment Sectors & United States Nonfarm Employment
Year to Year Month to Month Previous Three Months
Nov 2016 Nov 2015 Change Rate % Nov 2016 Oct 2016 Change Rate % Sep 2016 Aug 2016 Jul 2016
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data State of Connecticut Employment
go to Connecticut nonfarm employment data table Connecticut Nonfarm Employment 1,679,900 1,678,500 1,400 0.1% 1,679,900 1,677,800 2,100 0.1% 1,683,600 1,690,200 1,690,500
go to Private Sector sector data table Private Sector 1,443,300 1,440,800 2,500 0.2% 1,443,300 1,442,100 1,200 0.1% 1,444,900 1,449,100 1,451,200
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Goods Producing Industries
go to Construction sector data table Construction 55,500 57,700 -2,200 -3.8% 55,500 57,300 -1,800 -3.1% 56,400 56,300 57,600
go to Manufacturing sector data table Manufacturing 159,300 158,800 500 0.3% 159,300 159,600 -300 -0.2% 159,200 159,800 160,300
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Service Providing Industries
go to Transportation and Public Utilities sector data table Transportation and Public Utilities 297,500 298,500 -1,000 -0.3% 297,500 295,900 1,600 0.5% 296,600 297,200 297,400
go to Information sector data table Information 33,200 32,700 500 1.5% 33,200 32,800 400 1.2% 33,200 33,600 33,300
go to Financial Activities sector data table Financial Activities 132,100 130,100 2,000 1.5% 132,100 132,500 -400 -0.3% 131,900 132,700 133,400
go to Professional and Business Services sector data table Professional and Business Services 216,600 216,700 -100 -0.0% 216,600 216,800 -200 -0.1% 219,300 218,500 219,000
go to Educational and Health Services sector data table Educational and Health Services 328,400 327,900 500 0.2% 328,400 327,700 700 0.2% 329,200 329,100 327,900
go to Leisure and Hospitality sector data table Leisure and Hospitality 153,900 153,500 400 0.3% 153,900 152,800 1,100 0.7% 153,600 155,500 154,100
go to Other Services sector data table Other Services 66,200 64,300 1,900 3.0% 66,200 66,100 100 0.2% 64,900 65,900 67,600
go to Government sector data table Government 236,600 237,700 -1,100 -0.5% 236,600 235,700 900 0.4% 238,700 241,100 239,300
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data United States Employment
go to United States nonfarm employment data table United States Nonfarm Employment 145,128,000 142,875,000 2,253,000 1.6% 145,128,000 144,950,000 178,000 0.1% 144,808,000 144,591,000 144,424,000
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