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Labor Market Information - Government Sector State of Connecticut
Last Updated: January 23, 2023
  Government Sector ~ State of Connecticut Select Industry  
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226,700 228,300 -1,600 -0.7% 226,700 225,300 1,400 0.6% 226,700 251,300 -24,600 -9.8% 226,700 259,200 -32,500 -12.5%
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  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 245,100 245,200 241,300 239,600 235,400 235,900 237,500 222,600 226,200
 Feb 243,700 243,600 242,200 239,900 236,600 236,800 236,700 221,400 225,600
 Mar 244,300 243,500 242,400 239,600 237,100 236,600 235,100 222,600 224,600
 Apr 244,800 244,300 242,200 238,800 235,700 235,800 213,100 221,900 223,800
 May 245,100 243,800 244,300 239,200 236,200 236,600 210,600 222,500 222,700
 Jun 245,600 243,900 240,100 238,800 237,700 235,900 218,500 224,700 223,800
 Jul 245,100 243,600 239,800 238,500 237,200 236,000 219,700 226,900 227,300
 Aug 245,200 243,200 239,300 238,500 237,000 234,800 223,300 223,400 225,600
 Sep 244,800 243,800 239,700 237,600 236,500 237,000 226,900 225,200 226,800
 Oct 244,400 243,700 240,000 237,400 235,200 236,200 226,000 225,400 225,700
 Nov 244,500 243,700 240,700 236,800 235,600 236,000 225,400 225,700 228,300
 Dec 244,200 242,500 239,900 237,000 236,100 234,500 223,200 225,300 226,700
 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 251,300 252,000 261,900 252,100 259,000 257,900 251,300 247,300 244,400 246,200
 Feb 250,900 249,900 254,600 251,500 259,300 257,900 251,600 247,700 246,900 244,900
 Mar 251,600 249,200 253,500 251,600 259,200 257,800 251,200 247,400 246,900 245,500
 Apr 250,900 252,500 257,100 251,500 259,400 256,900 250,900 249,700 245,700 245,300
 May 250,400 252,600 260,200 250,900 259,400 257,400 256,600 248,100 244,500 245,400
 Jun 250,000 254,400 261,800 253,000 260,500 256,400 250,700 246,100 244,500 247,900
 Jul 250,000 252,700 262,900 255,300 259,100 252,800 250,800 247,900 245,800 250,500
 Aug 251,700 252,700 264,900 256,400 259,800 251,700 250,300 244,500 244,700 244,400
 Sep 249,700 252,500 254,900 256,200 259,100 252,600 248,600 247,400 246,200 243,100
 Oct 250,900 251,400 252,600 257,300 259,900 251,400 249,500 247,300 246,000 242,900
 Nov 251,100 251,200 251,900 257,600 259,700 251,700 248,300 245,900 246,200 243,400
 Dec 250,800 252,200 251,800 257,200 258,800 251,300 247,900 246,700 246,500 242,900
 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 220,200 228,300 227,000 233,200 232,300 240,100 246,200 249,300 256,100 257,300
 Feb 220,400 227,900 228,200 233,200 231,600 240,400 246,400 248,400 256,000 255,000
 Mar 221,000 228,100 228,000 233,200 232,800 241,300 247,600 248,500 256,300 254,300
 Apr 223,900 227,900 230,600 232,300 232,300 242,300 248,500 248,800 255,900 253,400
 May 223,600 227,700 230,500 231,800 232,800 242,400 253,100 249,200 256,100 253,500
 Jun 225,800 227,000 230,200 232,200 233,000 242,600 250,100 249,700 256,700 252,900
 Jul 226,000 227,600 228,900 234,100 232,900 244,000 250,700 249,800 254,800 251,700
 Aug 226,500 228,300 228,700 233,800 233,200 243,700 248,600 249,400 256,700 251,700
 Sep 227,200 228,500 227,200 234,400 237,300 244,800 248,200 253,800 256,400 250,900
 Oct 226,900 227,900 233,500 232,900 237,000 243,600 248,200 254,800 256,200 251,000
 Nov 227,200 228,300 232,700 232,700 238,400 243,500 247,600 256,100 256,700 250,500
 Dec 226,500 229,200 233,200 232,800 238,500 244,100 248,000 256,300 256,600 250,300
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