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Labor Market Information - Government Sector State of Connecticut
Last Updated: January 22, 2024
  Government Sector ~ State of Connecticut Select Industry  
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233,600 233,200 400 0.2% 233,600 228,900 4,700 2.1% 233,600 251,300 -17,700 -7.0% 233,600 259,200 -25,600 -9.9%
The government sector is made up of publicly-owned establishments. This sector includes establishments of federal, state, and local government agencies that administer, oversee, and manage public programs and have executive, legislative, or judicial authority over other institutions within a given area. These agencies also set policy, create laws, adjudicate civil and criminal legal cases, provide for public safety and for national defense. Establishments such as public schools and public hospitals also are included in government. The information presented here refers to civilian employment only. Download Government Employment (1990-Current) .xls
 Month  2015 Y/Y 2016 Y/Y 2017 Y/Y 2018 Y/Y 2019 Y/Y 2020 Y/Y 2021 Y/Y 2022 Y/Y 2023 Y/Y 2024 Y/Y
 Jan 245,200 241,300 239,600 235,600 235,900 236,800 221,800 226,600 229,100
 Feb 243,600 242,200 239,900 236,300 236,500 236,700 221,300 226,000 229,400
 Mar 243,500 242,400 239,600 237,100 236,700 235,100 222,600 226,400 229,700
 Apr 244,300 242,200 238,800 236,100 236,400 213,600 222,600 226,200 230,700
 May 243,800 244,300 239,200 236,400 236,900 210,900 223,100 227,000 230,800
 Jun 243,900 240,100 238,800 237,800 236,000 218,600 225,800 226,500 231,500
 Jul 243,600 239,800 238,500 237,200 236,000 219,700 227,100 227,200 230,900
 Aug 243,200 239,300 238,500 236,800 234,400 222,900 223,000 227,900 229,600
 Sep 243,800 239,700 237,600 236,300 236,800 226,900 226,000 227,200 231,600
 Oct 243,700 240,000 237,400 235,100 236,300 225,600 225,200 226,500 232,300
 Nov 243,700 240,700 236,800 235,700 236,200 225,400 225,200 229,500 233,200
 Dec 242,500 239,900 237,000 235,900 234,200 223,000 225,800 228,900 233,600
 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
 Jan 252,000 261,900 252,100 259,000 257,900 251,300 247,300 244,400 246,200 245,100
 Feb 249,900 254,600 251,500 259,300 257,900 251,600 247,700 246,900 244,900 243,700
 Mar 249,200 253,500 251,600 259,200 257,800 251,200 247,400 246,900 245,500 244,300
 Apr 252,500 257,100 251,500 259,400 256,900 250,900 249,700 245,700 245,300 244,800
 May 252,600 260,200 250,900 259,400 257,400 256,600 248,100 244,500 245,400 245,100
 Jun 254,400 261,800 253,000 260,500 256,400 250,700 246,100 244,500 247,900 245,600
 Jul 252,700 262,900 255,300 259,100 252,800 250,800 247,900 245,800 250,500 245,100
 Aug 252,700 264,900 256,400 259,800 251,700 250,300 244,500 244,700 244,400 245,200
 Sep 252,500 254,900 256,200 259,100 252,600 248,600 247,400 246,200 243,100 244,800
 Oct 251,400 252,600 257,300 259,900 251,400 249,500 247,300 246,000 242,900 244,400
 Nov 251,200 251,900 257,600 259,700 251,700 248,300 245,900 246,200 243,400 244,500
 Dec 252,200 251,800 257,200 258,800 251,300 247,900 246,700 246,500 242,900 244,200
 Month  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 228,300 227,000 233,200 232,300 240,100 246,200 249,300 256,100 257,300 251,300
 Feb 227,900 228,200 233,200 231,600 240,400 246,400 248,400 256,000 255,000 250,900
 Mar 228,100 228,000 233,200 232,800 241,300 247,600 248,500 256,300 254,300 251,600
 Apr 227,900 230,600 232,300 232,300 242,300 248,500 248,800 255,900 253,400 250,900
 May 227,700 230,500 231,800 232,800 242,400 253,100 249,200 256,100 253,500 250,400
 Jun 227,000 230,200 232,200 233,000 242,600 250,100 249,700 256,700 252,900 250,000
 Jul 227,600 228,900 234,100 232,900 244,000 250,700 249,800 254,800 251,700 250,000
 Aug 228,300 228,700 233,800 233,200 243,700 248,600 249,400 256,700 251,700 251,700
 Sep 228,500 227,200 234,400 237,300 244,800 248,200 253,800 256,400 250,900 249,700
 Oct 227,900 233,500 232,900 237,000 243,600 248,200 254,800 256,200 251,000 250,900
 Nov 228,300 232,700 232,700 238,400 243,500 247,600 256,100 256,700 250,500 251,100
 Dec 229,200 233,200 232,800 238,500 244,100 248,000 256,300 256,600 250,300 250,800
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