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Labor Market Information - Construction Sector State of Connecticut
Last Updated: January 23, 2023
  Construction Sector ~ State of Connecticut Select Industry  
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62,200 63,300 -1,100 -1.7% 62,200 61,700 500 0.8% 62,200 48,600 13,600 28.0% 62,200 68,600 -6,400 -9.3%
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 Construction Employment (1990-Current) .xls
 Month  2014 Y/Y 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
 Jan 53,400 56,800 59,600 58,500 57,600 59,700 58,900 58,700 61,600
 Feb 53,900 57,000 59,300 58,300 58,100 59,700 59,500 58,900 61,400
 Mar 53,700 56,700 60,000 58,100 58,000 59,700 59,600 59,400 62,300
 Apr 54,900 57,500 59,700 58,200 57,900 60,600 49,900 59,500 62,700
 May 55,400 58,100 59,200 58,400 58,300 59,700 53,800 58,700 61,100
 Jun 55,700 58,400 59,000 58,600 58,500 59,700 55,700 58,700 59,200
 Jul 56,000 57,900 59,100 58,500 58,600 59,800 56,500 59,200 61,000
 Aug 56,300 57,800 59,200 58,400 59,000 59,800 57,200 59,200 61,700
 Sep 56,400 58,000 58,800 58,500 59,500 59,800 57,600 59,500 62,800
 Oct 56,600 58,500 58,500 58,500 59,800 59,600 57,900 60,800 63,200
 Nov 56,600 58,700 58,600 58,100 60,000 59,900 58,200 61,700 63,300
 Dec 56,900 59,400 58,500 57,400 59,900 58,200 58,500 61,700 62,200
 Month  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
 Jan 62,900 66,800 66,700 68,500 69,000 58,900 48,600 50,200 51,900 52,600
 Feb 63,000 66,500 67,500 67,700 69,000 57,900 47,900 50,700 52,000 52,800
 Mar 64,400 66,300 67,600 68,100 68,600 56,700 47,900 50,500 51,900 52,900
 Apr 65,500 66,400 67,100 68,300 67,600 55,000 50,500 51,400 51,200 53,200
 May 65,800 66,000 66,900 68,900 66,600 55,100 50,400 51,500 50,700 53,400
 Jun 65,800 66,100 67,000 69,100 65,800 54,600 50,400 51,800 50,900 53,500
 Jul 65,800 66,100 67,100 68,900 65,200 53,800 50,400 51,900 50,900 53,700
 Aug 66,200 65,900 67,100 68,900 64,600 53,400 50,500 51,800 51,100 53,800
 Sep 66,700 65,800 67,000 68,500 63,700 53,200 50,400 51,900 51,100 54,000
 Oct 67,000 65,400 67,300 68,900 62,800 52,600 50,500 51,800 51,800 53,700
 Nov 67,100 65,600 67,200 69,000 61,500 52,300 50,600 52,100 51,500 53,800
 Dec 67,200 65,200 67,500 68,700 60,300 52,000 50,800 51,900 52,300 53,600
 Month  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
 Jan 47,200 51,700 48,400 54,100 57,500 60,600 64,100 65,000 65,300 61,500
 Feb 46,900 50,900 49,500 54,700 58,000 60,700 63,600 65,200 65,500 60,700
 Mar 47,000 51,200 50,600 54,600 58,000 60,500 65,600 65,300 65,800 60,700
 Apr 49,200 51,000 51,500 55,300 58,100 60,000 64,100 65,500 64,600 60,300
 May 49,200 50,500 52,300 55,800 58,000 59,800 64,200 65,800 63,800 61,200
 Jun 49,000 50,500 53,100 56,300 58,300 60,000 64,300 65,800 63,700 61,300
 Jul 49,300 50,100 53,500 55,900 58,400 60,400 64,300 65,900 63,000 62,100
 Aug 49,700 50,000 53,600 56,000 58,900 60,600 64,400 65,900 62,700 62,400
 Sep 49,900 50,100 53,500 56,300 59,000 60,500 64,800 65,500 62,400 62,500
 Oct 50,900 50,100 54,200 56,500 59,000 61,900 65,000 65,200 62,100 62,900
 Nov 51,000 50,500 54,400 56,600 59,400 62,500 65,200 64,700 61,900 63,600
 Dec 51,900 50,300 54,400 57,200 59,800 63,100 65,600 65,000 61,300 63,300
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