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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Industry Sector Employment
  Industry Sectors Employment (CES) - State of Connecticut Last Updated: October 17, 2019
Private Sector employment grew by 3,800 (0.3%) to 1,463,700 jobs over the month in September, and are now up by 10,500 (0.7%) seasonally-adjusted jobs over September 2018. The Government slipped in September (-200, -0.1%) to a total of 235,500, and remains down 1,700 jobs (-0.7%) over the year. The Government includes all federal, state and local employment, including public higher education and Native American casino employment located on tribal land.

Four of the ten major industry supersectors gained employment in September, while five declined. Trade, Transportation & Utilities (0.0%, 294,100) remained unchanged. The Educational and Health Services (1.3%, 344,700) supersector led gainers, adding an unusually large 4,300 jobs. Manufacturing (0.4%, 161,600) was next with a gain of 600. The Information (0.9%, 33,100) supersector picked up 300 jobs, while Leisure and Hospitality added 100 net positions (0.1%, 161,000).

Other Services led declines in September, dropping 600 positions (-0.9%, 64,400). Professional and Business Services was next, shedding 400 jobs (-0.2%, 219,500). Construction and Mining saw a 400 job loss (-0.7%, 57,400), while the Government dropped 200. Finally, the Financial Activities supersector (-0.1%, 127,900) saw a small loss of 100 jobs.

Labor Market Information - Connecticut, Employment Sectors & United States Nonfarm Employment
Year to Year Month to Month Previous Three Months
Sep 2019 Sep 2018 Change Rate % Sep 2019 Aug 2019 Change Rate % Jul 2019 Jun 2019 May 2019
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data State of Connecticut Employment
go to Connecticut nonfarm employment data table Connecticut Nonfarm Employment 1,699,200 1,690,400 8,800 0.5% 1,699,200 1,695,600 3,600 0.2% 1,694,400 1,692,800 1,693,600
go to Private Sector sector data table Private Sector 1,463,700 1,453,200 10,500 0.7% 1,463,700 1,459,900 3,800 0.3% 1,458,700 1,458,500 1,457,700
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Goods Producing Industries
go to Construction sector data table Construction 56,900 58,700 -1,800 -3.1% 56,900 57,300 -400 -0.7% 57,100 57,300 58,500
go to Manufacturing sector data table Manufacturing 161,600 160,600 1,000 0.6% 161,600 161,000 600 0.4% 161,100 161,200 160,700
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Service Providing Industries
go to Transportation and Public Utilities sector data table Trade, Transportation and Utilities 294,100 296,200 -2,100 -0.7% 294,100 294,100 0 0.0% 293,800 293,300 294,000
go to Information sector data table Information 33,100 31,700 1,400 4.4% 33,100 32,800 300 0.9% 33,200 32,900 32,700
go to Financial Activities sector data table Financial Activities 127,900 125,300 2,600 2.1% 127,900 128,000 -100 -0.1% 127,900 127,800 127,400
go to Professional and Business Services sector data table Professional and Business Services 219,500 221,500 -2,000 -0.9% 219,500 219,900 -400 -0.2% 219,600 219,900 219,700
go to Educational and Health Services sector data table Educational and Health Services 344,700 334,900 9,800 2.9% 344,700 340,400 4,300 1.3% 341,300 340,500 339,100
go to Leisure and Hospitality sector data table Leisure and Hospitality 161,000 158,100 2,900 1.8% 161,000 160,900 100 0.1% 160,000 161,700 161,400
go to Other Services sector data table Other Services 64,400 65,600 -1,200 -1.8% 64,400 65,000 -600 -0.9% 64,200 63,400 63,700
go to Government sector data table Government 235,500 237,200 -1,700 -0.7% 235,500 235,700 -200 -0.1% 235,700 234,300 235,900
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data United States Employment
go to United States nonfarm employment data table United States Nonfarm Employment 151,722,000 149,575,000 2,147,000 1.4% 151,722,000 151,586,000 136,000 0.1% 151,418,000 151,267,000 151,084,000
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