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Labor Market Information - Connecticut's Recessionary Job Loss and Recovery Nonfarm Employment Sectors
  Connecticut's Recessionary Job Loss and Recovery March 2008 - April 2024 Last Updated: May 16, 2024

Connecticut's Recessionary Job Loss and Recovery March 2008 - April 2024

Employment March 2008 - Feb 2010
Recession
Jan. 2010 - Apr 2024
Recovery
March 2008 - Apr 2024
Net
Job Loss
Recovered
Graphs Industry Mar 2008 Jan 2010 Apr 2024
Connecticut nonfarm employment Total Nonfarm Employment 1,720.9 1,601.0 1,705.8 -119.9 -7.0% 104.8 6.5% -15.1 -0.9% 87.4%
Total Private 1,461.7 1,349.7 1,471.5 -112.0 -7.7% 121.8 9.0% 9.8 0.7% 108.8%
Goods Producing 255.2 211.5 223.5 -43.7 -17.1% 12.0 5.7% -31.7 -12.4% 27.5%
Connecticut Construction Sector Employment Construction / Mining 69.4 49.2 64.1 -20.2 -29.1% 14.9 30.3% -5.3 -7.6% 73.8%
Connecticut Manufacturing Sector Employment Manufacturing 185.8 162.3 159.4 -23.5 -12.6% -2.9 -1.8% -26.4 -14.2% -12.3%
Service Producing 1,465.7 1,389.5 1,482.3 -76.2 -5.2% 92.8 6.7% 16.6 1.1% 121.8%
Connecticut Transportation and Public Utilities Sector Employment Transportation and Public Utilities 308.6 283.4 297.9 -25.2 -8.2% 14.5 5.1% -10.7 -3.5% 57.5%
Connecticut Information Sector Employment Information 38.2 32.0 30.0 -6.2 -16.2% -2.0 -6.3% -8.2 -21.5% -32.3%
Connecticut Financial Activities Sector Employment Financial Activities 144.5 134.9 118.9 -9.6 -6.6% -16.0 -11.9% -25.6 -17.7% -166.7%
Connecticut Professional and Business Services Sector Employment Professional and Business Services 213.7 189.0 219.1 -24.7 -11.6% 30.1 15.9% 5.4 2.5% 121.9%
Connecticut Educational and Health Services Sector Employment Educational and Health Services 299.5 308.2 363.0 8.7 2.9% 54.8 17.8% 63.5 21.2% N/A *
Connecticut Leisure and Hospitality Sector Employment Leisure and Hospitality 138.3 130.3 154.4 -8.0 -5.8% 24.1 18.5% 16.1 11.6% 301.3%
Connecticut Other Services Sector Employment Other Services 63.7 60.4 64.7 -3.3 -5.2% 4.3 7.1% 1.0 1.6% 130.3%
Connecticut Government Sector Employment Government ** 259.2 251.3 234.3 -7.9 -3.0% -17.0 -6.8% -24.9 -9.6% -215.2%
Connecticut's Seasonally Adjusted Nonfarm Employment (000's)
* N/A - not applicable; the Education and Healthcare service sector actually gained jobs over the recession.
**Government employment includes employment on Indian Reservations, i.e. tribal government, Indian casinos, and other businesses.
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