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Mar
04

Union Membership in Massachusetts and Connecticut — 2018

In 2018, union members accounted for 13.7 percent of wage and salary workers in Massachusetts and 16.0 percent in Connecticut compared to 12.4 and 16.9 percent, respectively, in 2017.

Feb
14

Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — January 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area increased 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
05

Changing Compensation Costs in the New York Metropolitan Area — December 2018

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 3.7 percent in the New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA metropolitan area for the year ended December 2018.

Connecticut Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)1,911.0 (2)1,916.5 (2)1,920.7 (2)1,921.2 (2)1,920.7 (p)1,923.7

Employment(1)

(2)1,835.5 (2)1,842.3 (2)1,847.4 (2)1,848.0 (2)1,847.3 (p)1,849.8

Unemployment(1)

(2)75.5 (2)74.2 (2)73.3 (2)73.2 (2)73.4 (p)73.9

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.0 (2)3.9 (2)3.8 (2)3.8 (2)3.8 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,689.6 1,690.4 1,694.0 1,695.7 1,696.8 (p)1,697.8

12-month % change

0.0 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.6 (p)0.7

Mining and Logging(4)

0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 (p)0.5

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -16.7 -16.7 0.0 (p)-16.7

Construction(4)

58.6 58.7 59.1 60.3 61.4 (p)63.7

12-month % change

0.3 0.3 1.0 3.8 6.0 (p)11.0

Manufacturing(4)

160.5 160.6 160.5 160.4 160.4 (p)161.0

12-month % change

0.8 1.1 0.7 0.5 0.4 (p)0.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

296.8 296.2 296.3 295.6 296.1 (p)295.6

12-month % change

0.1 -0.5 -0.3 -0.9 -0.5 (p)-0.7

Information(4)

31.6 31.7 32.0 32.5 32.7 (p)33.0

12-month % change

0.6 0.6 1.9 3.2 4.1 (p)3.8

Financial Activities(4)

125.2 125.3 126.5 126.7 127.0 (p)126.7

12-month % change

-2.0 -1.7 -0.7 -0.2 0.2 (p)0.3

Professional & Business Services(4)

221.2 221.5 221.3 221.2 219.5 (p)217.3

12-month % change

0.6 0.7 0.5 0.3 -0.3 (p)-1.4

Education & Health Services(4)

334.4 334.9 336.5 336.1 336.9 (p)337.3

12-month % change

0.3 0.4 1.0 0.9 1.0 (p)1.3

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

157.8 158.1 159.2 159.7 160.5 (p)161.0

12-month % change

0.4 1.0 1.4 1.7 2.2 (p)2.4

Other Services(4)

65.7 65.6 65.2 65.5 64.8 (p)64.7

12-month % change

0.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 -0.9 (p)-0.9

Government(4)

237.2 237.2 236.9 237.2 237.0 (p)237.0

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.1 (p)0.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Bridgeport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2019
Hartford Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2019
New Haven Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2019
Norwich Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2019
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2019
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2019
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2019
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Cambridge-Newton – December 2018 Average energy prices News Release Jan 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Feb 2013
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Nov 2014
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Connecticut Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Connecticut (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2018
2014 Data on Employment Status by State and Demographic Group Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2015
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England Employment Table Mar 2012
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England (PDF) Employment Table Mar 2012
Women’s Earnings in Connecticut — 2017 Pay News Release Nov 2018
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 (PDF) Employment Table Oct 2011
County Employment and Wages in Connecticut — Fourth Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
New England and State Unemployment - 2016 Unemployment News Release Apr 2017
New England and State Unemployment — September 2017 Unemployment News Release Nov 2017
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Connecticut —2017 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Connecticut — 2014 Unemployment News Release Jun 2015
Union Membership in Massachusetts and Connecticut — 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — January 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Changing Compensation Costs in the New York Metropolitan Area — December 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2019
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2019
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2019
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Connecticut’s Metropolitan Areas-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Nov 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages for Registered Nurses and Nursing Assistants in Connecticut’s Metropolitan Areas - May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Nov 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in New England - 2014 Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Danbury Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2019
STEM OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN NEW ENGLAND-MAY 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Waterbury, CT — May 2017 Pay News Release Aug 2018