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  Private Sector Employment - State of Connecticut Last Updated: May 17, 2018
Connecticut has now recovered 78.0% (92,900 jobs) of the 119,100 seasonally adjusted jobs lost in the "Great Recession" (3/08-2/10). The job recovery is into its 98th month and the state needs an additional 26,200 net new jobs to reach an overall nonfarm employment expansion. The state's Private Sector has now recovered 98.9% (110,500) of the private sector jobs lost in that same employment downturn.
Connecticut's Recessionary Job Loss and Recovery     March 2008 - April 2018
March
2008
February
2010
April
2018
Jobs Lost Recovered
Jobs Percent
Nonfarm Employment 1,713.3 1,594.2 1,687.1 -119.1 92.9 78.0%
Private Sector Employment 1,458.2 1,346.5 1,457.0 -111.7 110.5 98.9%
* March 2008 was employment peak. February 2010 was employment trough.    Last Updated: May 17, 2018
Month 2004 Y/Y 2005 Y/Y 2006 Y/Y 2007 Y/Y 2008 Y/Y 2009 Y/Y 2010 Y/Y 2011 Y/Y 2012 Y/Y 2013 Y/Y 2014 Y/Y 2015 Y/Y 2016 Y/Y 2017 Y/Y 2018 Y/Y
 Jan 1,396.9 1,411.6 1,425.6 1,442.2 1,457.4 1,410.2 1,348.7 1,374.8 1,393.1 1,402.6 1,414.0 1,431.0 1,438.9 1,448.9 1,458.7
 Feb 1,396.4 1,413.7 1,427.4 1,442.3 1,457.2 1,403.2 1,346.5 1,378.1 1,395.7 1,402.4 1,412.2 1,429.4 1,441.1 1,448.9 1,461.5
 Mar 1,398.5 1,413.2 1,426.9 1,440.8 1,458.2 1,393.4 1,349.4 1,376.9 1,397.7 1,406.1 1,414.7 1,430.4 1,445.7 1,447.4 1,458.2
 Apr 1,401.5 1,418.5 1,433.2 1,443.0 1,455.3 1,376.0 1,356.7 1,385.0 1,391.4 1,408.3 1,419.3 1,432.4 1,441.0 1,446.0 1,457.0
 May 1,404.2 1,415.4 1,430.9 1,446.6 1,452.3 1,376.8 1,359.8 1,379.8 1,393.7 1,408.6 1,420.0 1,436.1 1,439.7 1,447.0
 Jun 1,404.1 1,415.8 1,431.9 1,450.3 1,450.1 1,371.6 1,360.7 1,379.0 1,395.0 1,410.3 1,419.6 1,437.7 1,440.4 1,451.3
 Jul 1,405.4 1,417.5 1,433.0 1,449.1 1,443.8 1,365.7 1,365.2 1,383.2 1,394.8 1,411.2 1,421.5 1,434.5 1,445.2 1,448.6
 Aug 1,407.7 1,416.7 1,435.3 1,448.5 1,441.3 1,365.0 1,367.0 1,383.7 1,395.6 1,414.1 1,423.0 1,434.5 1,445.5 1,449.0
 Sep 1,409.6 1,417.8 1,434.0 1,447.0 1,438.6 1,365.3 1,367.6 1,384.1 1,398.0 1,413.1 1,424.6 1,434.3 1,445.6 1,450.3
 Oct 1,409.5 1,416.7 1,436.4 1,449.6 1,431.4 1,361.7 1,371.3 1,381.5 1,401.0 1,412.8 1,424.8 1,439.3 1,444.6 1,448.4
 Nov 1,411.1 1,418.1 1,437.0 1,450.6 1,426.1 1,360.7 1,372.0 1,384.3 1,401.3 1,413.8 1,428.3 1,440.4 1,444.2 1,448.7
 Dec 1,411.1 1,419.2 1,441.4 1,451.4 1,419.0 1,359.3 1,373.9 1,387.8 1,403.1 1,411.1 1,429.2 1,439.4 1,446.3 1,454.9
Month 1991 Y/Y 1992 Y/Y 1993 Y/Y 1994 Y/Y 1995 Y/Y 1996 Y/Y 1997 Y/Y 1998 Y/Y 1999 Y/Y 2000 Y/Y 2001 Y/Y 2002 Y/Y 2003 Y/Y
 Jan 1,372.1 1,324.0 1,324.3 1,314.5 1,335.9 1,337.8 1,365.2 1,401.2 1,426.1 1,440.3 1,446.6 1,423.0 1,403.9
 Feb 1,361.9 1,318.9 1,323.1 1,308.9 1,338.5 1,345.2 1,365.8 1,405.5 1,425.8 1,441.2 1,441.0 1,421.0 1,398.8
 Mar 1,360.4 1,318.4 1,318.7 1,312.4 1,341.0 1,347.5 1,371.9 1,408.6 1,429.0 1,446.1 1,438.0 1,420.3 1,396.7
 Apr 1,357.1 1,314.1 1,313.1 1,322.1 1,335.6 1,349.9 1,375.3 1,404.8 1,428.0 1,446.0 1,435.5 1,421.1 1,395.1
 May 1,351.9 1,314.5 1,316.2 1,323.6 1,335.7 1,355.6 1,377.2 1,410.9 1,426.8 1,445.9 1,437.8 1,418.6 1,394.6
 Jun 1,349.3 1,312.7 1,313.5 1,324.7 1,335.3 1,358.9 1,378.7 1,413.1 1,428.3 1,450.4 1,436.9 1,416.4 1,392.8
 Jul 1,342.2 1,319.5 1,314.2 1,327.5 1,337.0 1,356.1 1,376.2 1,418.0 1,434.1 1,456.4 1,437.8 1,412.4 1,393.4
 Aug 1,336.1 1,316.8 1,314.3 1,328.1 1,339.4 1,363.6 1,377.3 1,418.3 1,436.2 1,453.5 1,434.4 1,409.7 1,392.4
 Sep 1,335.4 1,314.8 1,316.8 1,330.2 1,340.0 1,363.4 1,384.9 1,414.1 1,434.0 1,454.9 1,430.2 1,408.2 1,392.6
 Oct 1,334.4 1,314.3 1,320.7 1,334.0 1,340.3 1,367.9 1,389.7 1,417.8 1,435.2 1,451.7 1,428.5 1,405.2 1,398.0
 Nov 1,332.1 1,314.6 1,319.8 1,333.4 1,343.7 1,372.7 1,392.9 1,421.3 1,436.6 1,451.8 1,425.2 1,404.0 1,399.0
 Dec 1,330.4 1,313.3 1,321.6 1,333.4 1,343.7 1,371.8 1,397.3 1,423.1 1,439.3 1,453.3 1,423.4 1,401.9 1,395.7
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