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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Industry Sector Employment
  Industry Sectors Employment (CES) - State of Connecticut Last Updated: December 16, 2021
Connecticut's payroll employment increased by 5,600 (0.3%) in November 2021 to a seasonally adjusted level of 1,624,200. Connecticut industry employment is now 48,800 (3.1%) positions higher than the November 2020 job estimate (1,575,400). This is the eleventh consecutive monthly gain in 2021 for a 4,855 monthly average pace and a total of 53,400 jobs added year-to-date. Connecticut has now recovered 75.3% (220,300) of the 292,400 positions lost in the March and April 2020 COVID lockdown period. October 2021 job gains were revised higher by 1,800 to a 7,100 (0.4%) gain. The monthly statewide industry job estimates are produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from a rotating probability sample of worksites in the state.

The Private Sector increased employment by 4,400 jobs (0.3%) to 1,398,700 in November 2021 and is now higher by 48,500 positions (3.6%) since November 2020. The Government supersector was also higher by 1,200 jobs (0.5%) in November to a level of 225,500. This is now 300 (0.1%) positions higher than November 2020. The Government supersector includes all federal, state, and local employment, including public education and Native American casino employment located on tribal reservation land.

Nine of the ten major industry supersectors produced employment gains and one declined in November.

Nine Connecticut industry supersectors experienced job growth last month:

One industry supersector decreased in November 2021:

Labor Market Information - Connecticut, Employment Sectors & United States Nonfarm Employment
Year to Year Month to Month Previous Three Months
Nov 2021 Nov 2020 Change Rate % Nov 2021 Oct 2021 Change Rate % Sep 2021 Aug 2021 Jul 2021
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data State of Connecticut Employment
go to Connecticut nonfarm employment data table Connecticut Nonfarm Employment 1,624,200 1,575,400 48,800 3.1% 1,624,200 1,618,600 5,600 0.3% 1,611,500 1,605,000 1,602,000
go to Private Sector sector data table Private Sector 1,398,700 1,350,200 48,500 3.6% 1,398,700 1,394,300 4,400 0.3% 1,386,700 1,379,300 1,374,200
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Goods Producing Industries
go to Construction sector data table Construction 60,600 56,400 4,200 7.4% 60,600 59,400 1,200 2.0% 59,400 57,600 56,700
go to Manufacturing sector data table Manufacturing 155,300 151,600 3,700 2.4% 155,300 153,600 1,700 1.1% 153,400 152,600 151,700
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Service Providing Industries
go to Transportation and Public Utilities sector data table Trade, Transportation and Utilities 290,800 288,400 2,400 0.8% 290,800 290,700 100 0.0% 290,600 287,400 287,300
go to Information sector data table Information 28,100 29,200 -1,100 -3.8% 28,100 27,900 200 0.7% 28,000 27,600 27,600
go to Financial Activities sector data table Financial Activities 118,000 119,300 -1,300 -1.1% 118,000 119,100 -1,100 -0.9% 118,000 117,800 117,100
go to Professional and Business Services sector data table Professional and Business Services 214,400 204,200 10,200 5.0% 214,400 213,400 1,000 0.5% 210,600 210,300 209,500
go to Educational and Health Services sector data table Educational and Health Services 333,700 324,000 9,700 3.0% 333,700 333,400 300 0.1% 332,100 331,100 331,700
go to Leisure and Hospitality sector data table Leisure and Hospitality 135,800 119,700 16,100 13.5% 135,800 135,100 700 0.5% 134,100 133,400 131,600
go to Other Services sector data table Other Services 61,500 56,900 4,600 8.1% 61,500 61,200 300 0.5% 60,000 61,000 60,500
go to Government sector data table Government 225,500 225,200 300 0.1% 225,500 224,300 1,200 0.5% 224,800 224,600 227,800
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data United States Employment
go to United States nonfarm employment data table United States Nonfarm Employment 148,611,000 142,809,000 5,802,000 4.1% 148,611,000 148,401,000 210,000 0.1% 147,855,000 147,476,000 146,993,000
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