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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Industry Sector Employment
  Industry Sectors Employment (CES) - State of Connecticut Last Updated: March 26, 2020
Private Sector employment grew by 3,300 (0.2%) to 1,463,00 jobs over the month in February, and are now up by 12,400 (0.9%) seasonally-adjusted jobs over February 2019. The Government supersector rose by 700 jobs in February to a total of 237,500, and is up by 900 jobs (0.4%) over the year. Note that the growth in the government sector is largely due to the decennial census. The Government supersector includes all federal, state and local employment, including public higher education and Native American casino employment located on tribal land.

Eight of the ten major industry supersectors gained employment in February, and two declined. The Leisure and Hospitality supersector (1.4%, 157,900) led gains, adding 2,200 net new jobs. Educational and Health Services (0.5%, 345,100) was next with 1,800 new positions. Manufacturing (0.04%, 236,500) added 900 positions while the Government supersector (0.3%, 237,500), grew by 700. Other Services (0.9%, 65,000) contributed 600 net new jobs and Financial Activities (0.4%, 125,500) added 500. The Construction and Mining supersector (0.5%, 60,300) posted 300 new jobs while the Information supersector (0.3, 31,500) added a net 100.

On the down side, Trade, Transportation & Utilities (-0.8%, 294,500) led declines in February, dropping 2,300 positions while the Professional and Business Services supersector (-0.4%, 221,400) was next, shed 800 positions.

Labor Market Information - Connecticut, Employment Sectors & United States Nonfarm Employment
Year to Year Month to Month Previous Three Months
Feb 2020 Feb 2019 Change Rate % Feb 2020 Jan 2020 Change Rate % Dec 2019 Nov 2019 Oct 2019
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data State of Connecticut Employment
go to Connecticut nonfarm employment data table Connecticut Nonfarm Employment 1,700,800 1,687,500 13,300 0.8% 1,700,800 1,696,800 4,000 0.2% 1,693,500 1,692,500 1,690,000
go to Private Sector sector data table Private Sector 1,463,300 1,450,900 12,400 0.9% 1,463,300 1,460,000 3,300 0.2% 1,457,100 1,455,600 1,453,200
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Goods Producing Industries
go to Construction sector data table Construction 60,300 60,200 100 0.2% 60,300 60,000 300 0.5% 60,500 60,000 60,100
go to Manufacturing sector data table Manufacturing 162,500 161,800 700 0.4% 162,500 161,600 900 0.6% 161,200 162,300 161,800
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Service Providing Industries
go to Transportation and Public Utilities sector data table Trade, Transportation and Utilities 294,500 292,900 1,600 0.5% 294,500 296,800 -2,300 -0.8% 292,900 293,100 292,500
go to Information sector data table Information 31,500 31,300 200 0.6% 31,500 31,400 100 0.3% 31,600 31,200 31,700
go to Financial Activities sector data table Financial Activities 124,500 124,100 400 0.3% 124,500 124,000 500 0.4% 124,200 123,500 123,500
go to Professional and Business Services sector data table Professional and Business Services 221,400 218,500 2,900 1.3% 221,400 222,200 -800 -0.4% 223,100 221,700 220,100
go to Educational and Health Services sector data table Educational and Health Services 345,100 337,800 7,300 2.2% 345,100 343,300 1,800 0.5% 342,600 341,900 341,000
go to Leisure and Hospitality sector data table Leisure and Hospitality 157,900 158,300 -400 -0.3% 157,900 155,700 2,200 1.4% 155,900 157,300 158,000
go to Other Services sector data table Other Services 65,000 65,400 -400 -0.6% 65,000 64,400 600 0.9% 64,600 64,100 64,000
go to Government sector data table Government 237,500 236,600 900 0.4% 237,500 236,800 700 0.3% 236,400 236,900 236,800
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data United States Employment
go to United States nonfarm employment data table United States Nonfarm Employment 152,544,000 150,135,000 2,409,000 1.6% 152,544,000 152,271,000 273,000 0.2% 151,961,000 151,814,000 151,553,000
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