State of Connecticut Home Follow Us on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterFollow Us on Flickr
Connecticut Department of Labor Home Connecticut Labor Market Information Home
Home About Publications FAQ Glossary Contact
Labor Market Information - Connecticut Housing Trends
  Housing Permits, Construction Employment, Conventional Mortgage Rate - CT Housing Trends Last Updated: April 19, 2018
Month 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Jan 601 629 718 651 545 529 517 101 165 133 154 263 533 264 154 317
Feb 633 454 532 547 674 372 260 209 188 114 410 253 180 125 421 175
Mar 762 600 933 886 960 538 467 208 277 267 249 607 249 492 576 398
Apr 1,061 856 1,000 907 781 779 381 339 346 234 249 364 336 424 380 253
May 957 916 875 1,107 952 808 529 237 256 228 358 488 433 776 368 402
Jun 782 1,143 1,253 1,192 943 742 767 421 247 418 792 398 1,317 571 504 360
Jul 927 928 1,116 983 807 846 445 473 296 276 402 456 327 696 285 430
Aug 811 850 1,078 1,055 718 682 333 235 239 250 611 902 419 304 357 489
Sep 773 893 1,113 1,151 802 553 440 227 398 441 456 328 463 512 631 434
Oct 924 1,121 907 841 812 582 481 363 293 187 592 544 433 674 524 561
Nov 771 766 1,485 1,147 627 638 578 252 300 270 369 290 250 533 245 369
Dec 605 829 899 1,010 640 396 171 269 215 253 569 331 305 509 226
Month 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Jan 1,274 1,306 1,320 1,443 927 1,152 256 518 413 370 566 315 427 737 749 803 849
Feb 1,183 1,478 1,231 1,142 580 431 306 334 549 300 323 385 520 647 518 508 706
Mar 1,940 2,480 2,740 2,264 893 601 418 754 518 570 721 593 911 747 1,105 859 561
Apr 2,455 3,246 3,796 1,998 939 641 671 777 834 839 1,032 660 1,036 928 1,026 771 779
May 3,183 2,979 2,601 1,769 1,134 969 788 696 701 950 735 846 836 1,051 886 863 841
Jun 2,804 3,358 2,531 1,831 1,889 645 791 740 1,068 1,173 709 684 886 1,203 1,230 844 793
Jul 2,266 2,831 2,597 1,782 1,010 717 823 833 809 1,169 674 764 871 1,297 977 898 910
Aug 2,291 2,863 2,247 1,618 1,134 583 654 737 802 930 934 710 792 976 991 777 1,055
Sep 2,501 2,908 2,184 1,640 941 578 753 767 707 852 726 717 740 984 894 751 598
Oct 2,280 2,932 2,244 1,664 1,479 783 1,111 800 1,078 801 727 746 852 1,025 747 776 820
Nov 2,143 1,768 1,919 1,327 808 540 580 754 771 812 629 683 561 817 1,023 863 706
Dec 1,926 2,014 2,005 1,069 876 412 594 549 719 728 598 589 622 1,129 648 598 636
  Download Connecticut Housing Permits 1982-Current .xlsDownload Connecticut Housing Permits 1982-Current  
Month 2005 Y/Y 2006 Y/Y 2007 Y/Y 2008 Y/Y 2009 Y/Y 2010 Y/Y 2011 Y/Y 2012 Y/Y 2013 Y/Y 2014 Y/Y 2015 Y/Y 2016 Y/Y 2017 Y/Y 2018 Y/Y
Jan 66,800 66,700 68,400 69,400 59,100 49,500 50,900 52,100 52,700 53,000 56,700 59,600 58,400 57,100
Feb 66,400 67,500 67,600 69,100 58,000 48,900 51,100 52,300 52,800 53,900 56,800 59,600 58,700 58,900
Mar 66,200 67,400 67,800 68,900 57,100 49,000 51,300 52,200 53,000 53,900 56,800 60,400 58,400 59,400
Apr 66,000 67,200 68,300 67,800 54,500 50,000 51,100 51,200 53,100 54,800 57,400 59,700 58,000
May 66,000 66,900 68,700 66,500 54,500 49,900 51,100 50,400 53,400 55,200 58,100 59,400 58,400
Jun 66,200 67,000 69,000 65,800 54,300 49,900 51,200 50,600 53,500 55,500 58,100 59,000 58,600
Jul 66,200 67,200 69,000 64,900 53,600 50,100 51,300 50,800 53,600 56,000 57,800 59,000 58,200
Aug 65,900 67,200 68,900 64,300 53,100 50,200 51,600 50,800 53,700 56,200 57,900 59,100 58,300
Sep 65,800 67,100 68,700 63,700 53,200 50,200 51,700 51,100 53,900 56,400 57,900 58,800 58,400
Oct 65,300 67,300 69,200 62,800 52,500 50,400 51,600 51,900 53,800 56,400 58,700 58,500 59,000
Nov 65,600 67,000 69,300 61,300 52,300 50,600 52,200 51,700 53,900 56,400 58,800 58,600 58,000
Dec 65,200 67,600 68,800 60,300 52,100 51,000 52,100 52,300 53,500 56,800 59,400 58,300 57,100
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 2001 Y/Y 2002 Y/Y 2003 Y/Y 2004 Y/Y
Jan 54,900 48,500 50,600 47,800 51,900 49,100 54,300 57,600 60,700 64,000 65,000 65,300 62,000 63,300
Feb 53,500 48,000 50,500 47,600 51,500 50,400 54,800 57,900 60,600 63,400 65,100 65,400 61,000 63,200
Mar 52,800 47,900 49,400 47,600 51,500 51,100 54,800 58,100 60,500 65,300 65,000 65,400 60,900 64,300
Apr 52,600 46,400 45,800 48,600 50,900 51,600 55,500 58,000 59,800 64,200 65,500 64,600 60,400 65,200
May 52,200 46,800 46,700 48,900 50,300 52,300 55,900 57,900 59,800 64,200 65,800 64,000 61,200 65,800
Jun 51,700 47,200 46,600 48,600 50,300 53,000 56,400 58,300 60,000 64,400 65,900 63,700 61,300 65,900
Jul 51,000 48,200 47,000 49,100 49,900 53,400 55,900 58,400 60,400 64,400 66,100 63,000 62,000 65,800
Aug 50,500 47,700 47,300 49,600 49,800 53,600 56,000 58,900 60,600 64,500 66,000 62,600 62,300 66,300
Sep 50,300 47,600 47,700 49,800 49,900 53,300 56,300 58,900 60,500 64,900 65,600 62,300 62,400 66,800
Oct 49,700 48,000 47,300 50,800 49,900 54,100 56,500 59,000 61,900 65,000 65,200 62,000 62,900 67,100
Nov 49,100 48,100 47,700 51,000 50,300 54,200 56,600 59,300 62,500 65,200 64,800 61,900 63,700 67,100
Dec 48,600 48,200 48,700 51,700 50,100 54,200 57,100 59,700 63,100 65,600 64,900 61,200 63,200 67,100
The construction sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in the construction of buildings or engineering projects (e.g., highways and utility systems). Establishments primarily engaged in the preparation of sites for new construction and establishments primarily engaged in subdividing land for sale as building sites also are included in this sector. Construction work done may include new work, additions, alterations, or maintenance and repairs. Activities of these establishments generally are managed at a fixed place of business, but they usually perform construction activities at multiple project sites.
  Download Connecticut Construction Employment (1990 - Current) .xlsDownload Connecticut Construction Employment (1990 - Current)  
 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 2011 Y/Y 2012 Y/Y 2013 Y/Y 2014 Y/Y 2015 Y/Y 2016 Y/Y 2017 Y/Y 2018 Y/Y
 Jan 7.03% 7.00% 5.92% 5.74% 5.71% 6.15% 6.22% 5.76% 5.06% 5.03% 4.76% 3.92% 3.41% 4.43% 3.71% 3.87% 4.15% 4.03%
 Feb 7.05% 6.89% 5.84% 5.64% 5.63% 6.25% 6.29% 5.92% 5.13% 4.99% 4.95% 3.89% 3.53% 4.30% 3.71% 3.66% 4.17% 4.33%
 Mar 6.95% 7.01% 5.75% 5.45% 5.93% 6.32% 6.16% 5.97% 5.00% 4.97% 4.84% 3.95% 3.57% 4.34% 3.77% 3.69% 4.20%
 Apr 7.08% 6.99% 5.81% 5.83% 5.86% 6.51% 6.18% 5.92% 4.81% 5.10% 4.84% 3.91% 3.45% 4.34% 3.67% 3.61% 4.05%
 May 7.15% 6.81% 5.48% 6.27% 5.72% 6.60% 6.26% 6.04% 4.86% 4.89% 4.64% 3.80% 3.54% 4.19% 3.84% 3.60% 4.01%
 Jun 7.16% 6.65% 5.23% 6.29% 5.58% 6.68% 6.66% 6.32% 5.42% 4.74% 4.51% 3.68% 4.07% 4.16% 3.98% 3.57% 3.90%
 Jul 7.13% 6.49% 5.63% 6.06% 5.70% 6.76% 6.70% 6.43% 5.22% 4.56% 4.55% 3.55% 4.37% 4.13% 4.05% 3.44% 3.97%
 Aug 6.95% 6.29% 6.26% 5.87% 5.82% 6.52% 6.57% 6.48% 5.19% 4.43% 4.27% 3.60% 4.46% 4.12% 3.91% 3.44% 3.88%
 Sep 6.82% 6.09% 6.15% 5.75% 5.77% 6.40% 6.38% 6.04% 5.06% 4.35% 4.11% 3.50% 4.49% 4.16% 3.89% 3.46% 3.81%
 Oct 6.62% 6.11% 5.95% 5.72% 6.07% 6.36% 6.38% 6.20% 4.95% 4.23% 4.07% 3.38% 4.19% 4.04% 3.80% 3.47% 3.90%
 Nov 6.66% 6.07% 5.93% 5.73% 6.33% 6.24% 6.21% 6.09% 4.88% 4.30% 3.99% 3.35% 4.26% 4.00% 3.94% 3.77% 3.92%
 Dec 7.07% 6.05% 5.88% 5.75% 6.27% 6.14% 6.10% 5.33% 4.93% 4.71% 3.96% 3.35% 4.46% 3.86% 3.96% 4.20% 3.95%
  Download Conventional Mortgage Rate (2001 - Current) .xlsDownload Conventional Mortgage Rate (2001 - Current)  
Go Connecticut LMI Home State of Connecticut Department of Labor - Office of Research
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6275
LMI Home | CTDOL Home | CT.gov | Feedback | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Policy
This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. (more)
Go to the State of Connecticut website