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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Industry Sector Employment
  Industry Sectors Employment (CES) - State of Connecticut Last Updated: September 15, 2022
Connecticut's Private Sector employment increased 5,100 jobs (0.4%) in August 2022 to 1,438,800 and is higher by 37,500 positions (2.7%) from the August 2021 level. The state's Private Sector is 91.2% recovered from the April 2020 COVID employment low. The Government supersector was lower last month, declining 2,200 jobs (-1.0%) to a level of 225,100. This is 1,700 positions (0.8%) above the August 2021 aggregated statewide government levels. The public sector is now only 50.8% recovered from the COVID lockdown. The Government supersector in Connecticut includes all federal, state, local, and tribal government employment, including public education and Native American casino employment located on reservations.

Seven of the ten major industry supersectors increased employment, while two declined, and the Financial Activities went unchanged in August 2022.

The seven Connecticut industry supersectors that gained jobs in August 2022 (plus unchanged):

The two industry supersectors that declined in jobs in August 2022:

Labor Market Information - Connecticut, Employment Sectors & United States Nonfarm Employment
Year to Year Month to Month Previous Three Months
Aug 2022 Aug 2021 Change Rate % Aug 2022 Jul 2022 Change Rate % Jun 2022 May 2022 Apr 2022
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data State of Connecticut Employment
go to Connecticut nonfarm employment data table Connecticut Nonfarm Employment 1,663,900 1,624,700 39,200 2.4% 1,663,900 1,661,000 2,900 0.2% 1,652,300 1,649,300 1,646,900
go to Private Sector sector data table Private Sector 1,438,800 1,401,300 37,500 2.7% 1,438,800 1,433,700 5,100 0.4% 1,428,500 1,426,600 1,423,100
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Goods Producing Industries
go to Construction sector data table Construction 61,700 59,200 2,500 4.2% 61,700 61,000 700 1.1% 59,200 61,100 62,700
go to Manufacturing sector data table Manufacturing 160,600 153,200 7,400 4.8% 160,600 159,700 900 0.6% 159,000 159,200 159,200
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data Service Providing Industries
go to Transportation and Public Utilities sector data table Trade, Transportation and Utilities 297,900 291,900 6,000 2.1% 297,900 297,500 400 0.1% 296,800 295,600 294,900
go to Information sector data table Information 30,700 30,400 300 1.0% 30,700 30,100 600 2.0% 30,200 30,400 29,900
go to Financial Activities sector data table Financial Activities 118,600 117,100 1,500 1.3% 118,600 118,600 0 0.0% 118,800 119,200 118,100
go to Professional and Business Services sector data table Professional and Business Services 221,500 213,700 7,800 3.6% 221,500 219,900 1,600 0.7% 218,500 216,900 215,800
go to Educational and Health Services sector data table Educational and Health Services 339,100 334,900 4,200 1.3% 339,100 338,100 1,000 0.3% 335,800 335,100 334,000
go to Leisure and Hospitality sector data table Leisure and Hospitality 147,700 141,600 6,100 4.3% 147,700 148,000 -300 -0.2% 148,100 147,600 147,700
go to Other Services sector data table Other Services 60,500 58,800 1,700 2.9% 60,500 60,300 200 0.3% 60,300 61,000 60,300
go to Government sector data table Government 225,100 223,400 1,700 0.8% 225,100 227,300 -2,200 -1.0% 223,800 222,700 223,800
Graph Follow link below for more charts & data United States Employment
go to United States nonfarm employment data table United States Nonfarm Employment 152,744,000 146,904,000 5,840,000 4.0% 152,744,000 152,429,000 315,000 0.2% 151,903,000 151,610,000 151,224,000
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