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  2023 Workforce Sector Economic Scorecard - State of Connecticut Last Updated: January 22, 2024
Taken together, this group of six economic indicators presents an overall picture of the current conditions in the Connecticut labor market. Current levels and the change from the previous period, as well as the year-to-year changes in the number of nonfarm employment jobs #1, residents employed #2 and residents unemployed #5, the unemployment rate #4, the size of the labor force #3, and the average weekly initial claims #6 - the number of those filing initial, new and additional, claims for unemployment. All workforce sector indicators are seasonally adjusted figures.
Month 2022 2023 Year-to-Year comparisons
Jan 1,646.5 1,681.9 Plus Grade
Feb 1,658.8 1,687.0 Plus Grade
Mar 1,665.9 1,685.3 Plus Grade
Apr 1,667.6 1,686.5 Plus Grade
May 1,666.6 1,691.8 Plus Grade
Jun 1,666.9 1,689.3 Plus Grade
Jul 1,670.8 1,691.2 Plus Grade
Aug 1,672.1 1,691.2 Plus Grade
Sep 1,673.4 1,695.0 Plus Grade
Oct 1,669.4 1,698.4 Plus Grade
Nov 1,674.6 1,698.3 Plus Grade
Dec 1,673.1 1,695.8 Plus Grade
2022 2023 Year-to-Year comparisons
1,862.0 1,837.5 Minus Grade
1,864.5 1,835.0 Minus Grade
1,866.0 1,830.4 Minus Grade
1,865.8 1,828.8 Minus Grade
1,863.6 1,826.5 Minus Grade
1,859.1 1,827.1 Minus Grade
1,852.5 1,827.9 Minus Grade
1,845.6 1,829.2 Minus Grade
1,840.2 1,832.3 Minus Grade
1,837.0 1,833.3 Minus Grade
1,837.1 1,832.2 Minus Grade
1,838.1 1,828.0 Minus Grade
2022 2023 Year-to-Year comparisons
1,956.7 1,912.9 Minus Grade
1,953.7 1,910.8 Minus Grade
1,950.4 1,905.6 Minus Grade
1,947.7 1,901.4 Minus Grade
1,943.4 1,897.6 Minus Grade
1,937.0 1,897.3 Minus Grade
1,928.7 1,896.8 Minus Grade
1,919.9 1,896.5 Minus Grade
1,916.1 1,897.8 Minus Grade
1,913.8 1,899.0 Minus Grade
1,913.7 1,900.1 Minus Grade
1,914.3 1,900.0 Minus Grade
2022 2023 Year-to-Year comparisons
4.8 3.9 Plus Grade
4.6 4.0 Plus Grade
4.3 3.9 Plus Grade
4.2 3.8 Plus Grade
4.1 3.7 Plus Grade
4.0 3.7 Plus Grade
4.0 3.6 Plus Grade
3.9 3.5 Plus Grade
4.0 3.5 Plus Grade
4.0 3.5 Plus Grade
4.0 3.6 Plus Grade
4.0 3.8 Plus Grade
2022 2023 Year-to-Year comparisons
94.6 75.4 Plus Grade
89.2 75.7 Plus Grade
84.5 75.3 Plus Grade
81.9 72.6 Plus Grade
79.8 71.1 Plus Grade
78.0 70.1 Plus Grade
76.2 68.9 Plus Grade
74.2 67.3 Plus Grade
75.9 65.5 Plus Grade
76.8 65.7 Plus Grade
76.6 67.8 Plus Grade
76.2 72.0 Plus Grade
2022 2023 Year-to-Year comparisons
4,832 3,819 Plus Grade
4,478 3,872 Plus Grade
4,029 3,926 Plus Grade
3,790 3,954 Minus Grade
3,442 4,095 Minus Grade
3,198 4,549 Minus Grade
3,709 4,274 Minus Grade
3,851 4,092 Minus Grade
3,872 4,054 Minus Grade
3,870 4,043 Minus Grade
3,875 4,033 Minus Grade
3,894 4,009 Minus Grade
Total Up Down NC Net %
6 4 2 0 +33%
6 4 2 0 +33%
6 4 2 0 +33%
6 3 3 0 0%
6 3 3 0 0%
6 3 3 0 0%
6 3 3 0 0%
6 3 3 0 0%
6 3 3 0 0%
6 3 3 0 0%
6 3 3 0 0%
6 3 3 0 0%
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