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Labor Market Information - Government Sector State of Connecticut
Last Updated: October 19, 2020
  Government Sector ~ State of Connecticut Select Industry  
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225,500 223,200 2,300 1.0% 225,500 237,800 -12,300 -5.2% 225,500 251,300 -25,800 -10.3% 225,500 259,200 -33,700 -13.0%
The government sector is made up of publicly-owned establishments. This sector includes establishments of federal, state, and local government agencies that administer, oversee, and manage public programs and have executive, legislative, or judicial authority over other institutions within a given area. These agencies also set policy, create laws, adjudicate civil and criminal legal cases, provide for public safety and for national defense. Establishments such as public schools and public hospitals also are included in government. The information presented here refers to civilian employment only. Download Government Employment (1990-Current) .xls
 Month  2011 Y/Y 2012 Y/Y 2013 Y/Y 2014 Y/Y 2015 Y/Y 2016 Y/Y 2017 Y/Y 2018 Y/Y 2019 Y/Y 2020 Y/Y
 Jan 247,300 244,400 246,200 245,100 245,200 242,600 240,600 236,700 237,500 236,800
 Feb 247,700 246,900 244,900 243,700 243,600 242,000 239,700 236,500 236,600 237,300
 Mar 247,400 246,900 245,500 244,300 243,500 242,300 239,400 236,800 236,300 235,100
 Apr 249,700 245,700 245,300 244,800 244,300 241,900 238,500 235,500 235,900 212,500
 May 248,100 244,500 245,400 245,100 243,800 243,600 238,900 235,800 235,900 207,600
 Jun 246,100 244,500 247,900 245,600 243,900 240,300 238,700 237,500 234,600 218,200
 Jul 247,900 245,800 250,500 245,100 243,600 239,900 238,400 237,000 235,800 218,400
 Aug 244,500 244,700 244,400 245,200 243,200 239,000 238,600 236,900 235,200 223,200
 Sep 247,400 246,200 243,100 244,800 243,800 239,700 237,800 236,800 237,800 225,500
 Oct 247,300 246,000 242,900 244,400 243,700 240,200 237,700 235,600 236,800
 Nov 245,900 246,200 243,400 244,500 243,700 240,300 237,200 236,200 236,900
 Dec 246,700 246,500 242,900 244,200 242,500 240,100 236,700 235,700 236,400
 Month  2001 Y/Y 2002 Y/Y 2003 Y/Y 2004 Y/Y 2005 Y/Y 2006 Y/Y 2007 Y/Y 2008 Y/Y 2009 Y/Y 2010 Y/Y
 Jan 249,300 256,100 257,300 251,300 252,000 261,900 252,100 259,000 257,900 251,300
 Feb 248,400 256,000 255,000 250,900 249,900 254,600 251,500 259,300 257,900 251,600
 Mar 248,500 256,300 254,300 251,600 249,200 253,500 251,600 259,200 257,800 251,200
 Apr 248,800 255,900 253,400 250,900 252,500 257,100 251,500 259,400 256,900 250,900
 May 249,200 256,100 253,500 250,400 252,600 260,200 250,900 259,400 257,400 256,600
 Jun 249,700 256,700 252,900 250,000 254,400 261,800 253,000 260,500 256,400 250,700
 Jul 249,800 254,800 251,700 250,000 252,700 262,900 255,300 259,100 252,800 250,800
 Aug 249,400 256,700 251,700 251,700 252,700 264,900 256,400 259,800 251,700 250,300
 Sep 253,800 256,400 250,900 249,700 252,500 254,900 256,200 259,100 252,600 248,600
 Oct 254,800 256,200 251,000 250,900 251,400 252,600 257,300 259,900 251,400 249,500
 Nov 256,100 256,700 250,500 251,100 251,200 251,900 257,600 259,700 251,700 248,300
 Dec 256,300 256,600 250,300 250,800 252,200 251,800 257,200 258,800 251,300 247,900
 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
 Jan 219,600 211,700 216,300 220,200 228,300 227,000 233,200 232,300 240,100 246,200
 Feb 217,300 211,600 216,700 220,400 227,900 228,200 233,200 231,600 240,400 246,400
 Mar 217,100 211,600 216,600 221,000 228,100 228,000 233,200 232,800 241,300 247,600
 Apr 218,000 218,400 215,100 223,900 227,900 230,600 232,300 232,300 242,300 248,500
 May 217,400 218,800 215,700 223,600 227,700 230,500 231,800 232,800 242,400 253,100
 Jun 218,500 218,200 215,500 225,800 227,000 230,200 232,200 233,000 242,600 250,100
 Jul 214,300 216,300 217,100 226,000 227,600 228,900 234,100 232,900 244,000 250,700
 Aug 216,300 217,400 217,400 226,500 228,300 228,700 233,800 233,200 243,700 248,600
 Sep 215,200 217,200 218,600 227,200 228,500 227,200 234,400 237,300 244,800 248,200
 Oct 215,200 218,300 219,700 226,900 227,900 233,500 232,900 237,000 243,600 248,200
 Nov 214,200 217,000 220,400 227,200 228,300 232,700 232,700 238,400 243,500 247,600
 Dec 214,400 216,700 220,700 226,500 229,200 233,200 232,800 238,500 244,100 248,000
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