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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Industry Sector Employment
  Industry Sectors Employment (CES) - State of Connecticut Last Updated: December 17, 2020
Connecticut lost 1,600 payroll jobs in November 2020 (-0.1%) after a revised 11,500 increase in October. This is the first monthly job loss since April's drop due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Employment in the state is now 96,500 (-5.7%) positions below one year ago at 1,596,000 jobs seasonally adjusted. The preliminary October 2020 job gain of 14,100 was revised lower by 2,600 jobs. These are the nonfarm industry job estimates from the business survey produced by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program.

Private Sector employment decreased by 700 jobs (-0.05%) to 1,375,800 in November 2020 and is lower by 79,800 (-5.5%) jobs compared to November 2019. The Government supersector shed 900 jobs in November (-0.4%) to a level of 220,200 and is now lower by 16,700 jobs (-7.0%) over the year. The Government supersector includes all federal, state and local employment, including public education and Native American casino employment located on tribal land.

Three of the ten major industry supersectors had employment gains in November.

Seven industry supersectors experienced November 2020 employment declines.

Labor Market Information - Connecticut, Employment Sectors & United States Nonfarm Employment
Year to Year Month to Month Previous Three Months
Nov 2020 Nov 2019 Change Rate % Nov 2020 Oct 2020 Change Rate % Sep 2020 Aug 2020 Jul 2020
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data State of Connecticut Employment
go to Connecticut nonfarm employment data table Connecticut Nonfarm Employment 1,596,000 1,692,500 -96,500 -5.7% 1,596,000 1,597,600 -1,600 -0.1% 1,586,100 1,568,100 1,546,200
go to Private Sector sector data table Private Sector 1,375,800 1,455,600 -79,800 -5.5% 1,375,800 1,376,500 -700 -0.1% 1,365,200 1,344,900 1,327,800
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Goods Producing Industries
go to Construction sector data table Construction 57,500 60,000 -2,500 -4.2% 57,500 57,000 500 0.9% 57,400 57,600 57,200
go to Manufacturing sector data table Manufacturing 155,800 162,300 -6,500 -4.0% 155,800 156,300 -500 -0.3% 155,900 154,400 156,200
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Service Providing Industries
go to Transportation and Public Utilities sector data table Trade, Transportation and Utilities 287,700 293,100 -5,400 -1.8% 287,700 284,000 3,700 1.3% 278,500 276,000 272,300
go to Information sector data table Information 30,000 31,200 -1,200 -3.8% 30,000 30,100 -100 -0.3% 29,600 29,000 29,000
go to Financial Activities sector data table Financial Activities 119,800 123,500 -3,700 -3.0% 119,800 120,300 -500 -0.4% 119,500 120,100 118,700
go to Professional and Business Services sector data table Professional and Business Services 214,100 221,700 -7,600 -3.4% 214,100 214,400 -300 -0.1% 213,700 208,000 206,500
go to Educational and Health Services sector data table Educational and Health Services 323,600 341,900 -18,300 -5.4% 323,600 324,500 -900 -0.3% 325,200 321,200 313,500
go to Leisure and Hospitality sector data table Leisure and Hospitality 129,100 157,300 -28,200 -17.9% 129,100 131,900 -2,800 -2.1% 128,500 121,000 117,000
go to Other Services sector data table Other Services 57,700 64,100 -6,400 -10.0% 57,700 57,500 200 0.3% 56,300 57,000 56,800
go to Government sector data table Government 220,200 236,900 -16,700 -7.0% 220,200 221,100 -900 -0.4% 220,900 223,200 218,400
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data United States Employment
go to United States nonfarm employment data table United States Nonfarm Employment 142,629,000 151,814,000 -9,185,000 -6.1% 142,629,000 142,384,000 245,000 0.2% 141,774,000 141,063,000 139,570,000
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