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Labor Market Information - State of Connecticut Private Sector Employment
  Private Sector Employment - State of Connecticut Last Updated: April 18, 2019
Connecticut has now recovered 80.3% (96,600 jobs) of the 120,300 seasonally adjusted jobs lost in the "Great Recession" (3/08-1/10). The job recovery is into its 110th month and the state needs an additional 23,700 net new jobs to reach an overall nonfarm employment expansion. The state's Private Sector is at 99.2% (111,100) of the 112,000 private sector jobs lost in that same employment downturn.
Connecticut's Recessionary Job Loss and Recovery     March 2008 - March 2019
March
2008
January
2010
March
2019
Jobs Lost Recovered
Jobs Percent
Nonfarm Employment 1,717.1 1,596.8 1,693.4 -120.3 96.6 80.3%
Private Sector Employment 1,457.4 1,345.4 1,456.5 -112.0 111.1 99.2%
* March 2008 was employment peak. January 2010 was employment trough.    Last Updated: April 18, 2019
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 2019 Y/Y
 Jan 1,411.3 1,425.4 1,441.8 1,455.8 1,410.4 1,345.4 1,374.0 1,392.4 1,401.7 1,413.8 1,432.0 1,439.2 1,448.8 1,449.4 1,457.4
 Feb 1,414.2 1,426.7 1,441.5 1,456.3 1,402.9 1,345.4 1,377.0 1,395.0 1,401.6 1,411.9 1,429.5 1,441.6 1,447.8 1,452.5 1,457.6
 Mar 1,413.0 1,426.8 1,441.2 1,457.4 1,392.8 1,347.9 1,375.7 1,397.4 1,405.7 1,414.5 1,430.3 1,445.8 1,447.1 1,449.2 1,456.5
 Apr 1,418.8 1,432.7 1,442.8 1,454.7 1,376.6 1,357.2 1,383.7 1,391.5 1,408.8 1,419.7 1,431.9 1,440.6 1,446.4 1,447.9
 May 1,415.5 1,430.6 1,446.6 1,452.1 1,377.6 1,360.5 1,381.0 1,394.4 1,408.1 1,420.2 1,437.1 1,440.2 1,447.5 1,451.1
 Jun 1,415.5 1,431.5 1,449.9 1,449.9 1,371.5 1,360.8 1,379.9 1,395.5 1,410.8 1,419.8 1,438.1 1,440.4 1,449.6 1,452.5
 Jul 1,416.6 1,432.6 1,449.0 1,444.9 1,366.1 1,365.4 1,384.4 1,394.7 1,411.9 1,422.1 1,432.2 1,445.4 1,448.9 1,452.2
 Aug 1,416.3 1,434.6 1,448.8 1,442.6 1,365.1 1,367.8 1,384.4 1,396.0 1,414.3 1,423.3 1,434.7 1,445.8 1,449.7 1,452.4
 Sep 1,417.3 1,433.6 1,447.8 1,438.4 1,365.3 1,368.1 1,384.6 1,398.5 1,413.3 1,424.8 1,435.6 1,445.9 1,450.4 1,453.2
 Oct 1,416.4 1,436.0 1,449.1 1,431.7 1,361.4 1,372.3 1,382.4 1,400.9 1,412.7 1,425.6 1,439.6 1,445.3 1,449.9 1,457.1
 Nov 1,418.3 1,436.7 1,449.8 1,426.5 1,360.8 1,371.8 1,384.2 1,400.8 1,413.9 1,427.9 1,439.9 1,443.6 1,451.0 1,458.5
 Dec 1,419.9 1,441.1 1,451.2 1,418.9 1,359.7 1,373.5 1,387.0 1,403.5 1,411.4 1,428.9 1,439.1 1,445.2 1,450.1 1,459.8
Month 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 1,323.0 1,324.1 1,314.3 1,336.1 1,337.4 1,364.7 1,401.1 1,425.9 1,440.2 1,446.3 1,422.2 1,402.6 1,396.2
 Feb 1,319.4 1,324.2 1,309.2 1,337.7 1,343.8 1,365.7 1,405.7 1,426.2 1,441.9 1,441.0 1,421.1 1,399.3 1,396.5
 Mar 1,317.5 1,318.1 1,311.4 1,340.1 1,346.9 1,371.0 1,408.3 1,428.7 1,446.3 1,438.2 1,420.8 1,396.5 1,398.5
 Apr 1,316.2 1,314.9 1,323.7 1,335.6 1,349.4 1,374.4 1,404.8 1,428.3 1,445.8 1,435.5 1,421.0 1,395.0 1,401.8
 May 1,315.1 1,316.3 1,323.7 1,335.6 1,355.3 1,376.7 1,410.3 1,426.4 1,445.8 1,437.9 1,418.8 1,395.2 1,404.0
 Jun 1,313.3 1,314.1 1,325.1 1,335.6 1,358.9 1,378.5 1,413.0 1,428.5 1,450.3 1,436.5 1,416.3 1,392.9 1,403.6
 Jul 1,320.6 1,314.9 1,327.8 1,337.6 1,356.3 1,376.4 1,418.6 1,434.2 1,456.0 1,437.5 1,411.9 1,393.1 1,405.4
 Aug 1,316.7 1,314.5 1,328.2 1,339.7 1,364.3 1,378.1 1,418.7 1,436.8 1,453.4 1,434.7 1,410.0 1,392.5 1,407.2
 Sep 1,315.0 1,316.7 1,330.2 1,340.5 1,363.9 1,385.2 1,414.1 1,433.1 1,454.1 1,429.8 1,408.1 1,392.5 1,408.8
 Oct 1,313.3 1,320.3 1,333.8 1,340.5 1,367.5 1,389.8 1,417.9 1,435.0 1,451.5 1,428.4 1,405.3 1,398.0 1,409.2
 Nov 1,314.3 1,319.6 1,333.5 1,343.5 1,372.2 1,392.9 1,421.2 1,436.4 1,451.2 1,424.4 1,403.4 1,399.1 1,411.1
 Dec 1,311.7 1,321.5 1,333.8 1,343.8 1,371.8 1,397.3 1,422.8 1,439.4 1,452.7 1,422.7 1,401.8 1,395.5 1,411.8
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