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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Industry Sector Employment
  Industry Sectors Employment (CES) - State of Connecticut Last Updated: June 16, 2022
Connecticut's Private Sector employment expanded by 2,900 jobs (0.2%) in May 2022 to 1,426,000 and is higher by 42,200 positions (3.0%) from the May 2021 level. The state's Private Sector is 86.3% recovered from the April 2020 COVID employment trough. The Government supersector was lower again last month by 1,300 jobs ( 0.6%) to a level of 222,500. This is unchanged from the May 2021 levels. The state Government portion has been lower six months in a row - influenced by on-going retirements. The public sector is only 39.8% recovered from the COVID lockdown. The Government supersector in Connecticut covers all federal, state, local, and tribal employment, including public education and Native American casino employment located on reservations.

Seven of the ten major industry supersectors produced employment gains, while three declined.

The seven Connecticut industry supersectors that increased in May 2022.

The three industry supersectors that declined.

Labor Market Information - Connecticut, Employment Sectors & United States Nonfarm Employment
Year to Year Month to Month Previous Three Months
May 2022 May 2021 Change Rate % May 2022 Apr 2022 Change Rate % Mar 2022 Feb 2022 Jan 2022
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data State of Connecticut Employment
go to Connecticut nonfarm employment data table Connecticut Nonfarm Employment 1,648,500 1,648,500 0 0.0% 1,648,500 1,646,900 1,600 0.1% 1,645,500 1,641,800 1,636,400
go to Private Sector sector data table Private Sector 1,426,000 1,383,800 42,200 3.0% 1,426,000 1,423,100 2,900 0.2% 1,420,900 1,416,200 1,410,200
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Goods Producing Industries
go to Construction sector data table Construction 61,400 58,700 2,700 4.6% 61,400 62,700 -1,300 -2.1% 62,300 61,400 61,600
go to Manufacturing sector data table Manufacturing 159,000 153,100 5,900 3.9% 159,000 159,200 -200 -0.1% 158,300 158,100 157,400
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Service Providing Industries
go to Transportation and Public Utilities sector data table Trade, Transportation and Utilities 295,300 289,700 5,600 1.9% 295,300 294,900 400 0.1% 296,300 296,900 292,900
go to Information sector data table Information 30,400 29,800 600 2.0% 30,400 29,900 500 1.7% 30,800 30,700 30,300
go to Financial Activities sector data table Financial Activities 118,400 117,800 600 0.5% 118,400 118,100 300 0.3% 117,900 118,300 117,600
go to Professional and Business Services sector data table Professional and Business Services 217,200 213,500 3,700 1.7% 217,200 215,800 1,400 0.6% 215,800 212,100 213,700
go to Educational and Health Services sector data table Educational and Health Services 334,800 332,600 2,200 0.7% 334,800 334,000 800 0.2% 334,400 334,000 334,300
go to Leisure and Hospitality sector data table Leisure and Hospitality 148,200 130,700 17,500 13.4% 148,200 147,700 500 0.3% 144,500 144,100 141,900
go to Other Services sector data table Other Services 60,800 57,400 3,400 5.9% 60,800 60,300 500 0.8% 60,000 60,000 59,900
go to Government sector data table Government 222,500 222,500 0 0.0% 222,500 223,800 -1,300 -0.6% 224,600 225,600 226,200
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data United States Employment
go to United States nonfarm employment data table United States Nonfarm Employment 151,682,000 145,141,000 6,541,000 4.5% 151,682,000 151,292,000 390,000 0.3% 150,856,000 150,458,000 149,744,000
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