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News Releases:
Feb
02
Changing Compensation Costs in the New York Metropolitan Area — December 2022

Compensation costs for private industry workers increased 5.1 percent in the New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Combined Statistical Area (CSA) for the year ended December 2022.

Feb
02
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — December 2022

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 5.5 percent in the Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT, metropolitan area for the year ended December 2022.

Jan
18
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Connecticut —2021

Private industry employers reported 32,700 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in Connecticut in 2021, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.0 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers.

Connecticut Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)1,899.5 (r)1,899.1 1,902.4 1,906.4 1,910.5 (p)1,911.1

Employment(1)

(r)1,819.2 (r)1,819.3 1,819.5 1,820.3 1,825.0 (p)1,827.6

Unemployment(1)

(r)80.3 (r)79.9 82.9 86.1 85.4 (p)83.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.2 (r)4.2 4.4 4.5 4.5 (p)4.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,699.7 1,695.8 1,701.6 1,704.2 1,704.7 (p)1,705.8

12-month % change

1.5 1.1 0.6 1.0 0.9 (p)1.3

Mining and Logging(3)

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 (p)0.5

12-month % change

20.0 0.0 0.0 -16.7 0.0 (p)-16.7

Construction(3)

62.3 61.5 61.7 62.7 63.4 (p)63.6

12-month % change

1.8 0.3 -2.2 0.0 1.4 (p)2.1

Manufacturing(3)

158.1 157.9 158.4 158.6 158.8 (p)159.4

12-month % change

-0.3 -0.4 -0.3 -0.1 0.1 (p)0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

300.0 299.2 297.6 297.2 297.6 (p)297.9

12-month % change

1.0 0.4 0.5 0.0 -0.1 (p)1.0

Information(3)

30.2 30.2 30.0 30.0 29.9 (p)30.0

12-month % change

-3.5 -3.8 -6.0 -4.5 -5.4 (p)-4.8

Financial Activities(3)

117.8 117.5 118.1 118.5 118.3 (p)118.9

12-month % change

-0.5 -0.8 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 (p)0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

220.5 220.9 224.0 222.4 219.7 (p)219.1

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.5 0.4 0.1 -1.6 (p)-0.9

Education & Health Services(3)

361.4 356.5 360.5 361.2 362.0 (p)363.0

12-month % change

4.8 3.3 2.0 3.2 3.2 (p)3.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

152.1 153.3 153.7 154.6 155.6 (p)154.4

12-month % change

0.9 1.6 0.0 0.8 1.4 (p)1.2

Other Services(3)

63.6 65.0 63.8 65.5 65.4 (p)64.7

12-month % change

3.4 5.5 2.2 4.6 5.0 (p)4.0

Government(3)

233.1 233.3 233.3 233.0 233.5 (p)234.3

12-month % change

1.9 1.7 1.2 1.1 1.1 (p)1.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Bridgeport, CT, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Hartford, CT, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
New Haven, CT, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Norwich, CT-RI, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Springfield, MA-CT, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Worcester, MA-CT, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Northeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2024
Northeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Northeast Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2024
Women’s Earnings in Connecticut — 2017 Pay News Release Nov 2018
County Employment and Wages in Connecticut — Third Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2022
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 —2021 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2023
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 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2022
Changing Compensation Costs in the New York Metropolitan Area — December 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2023
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table May 2022
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Connecticut’s Metropolitan Areas-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Nov 2014
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — December 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Danbury, CT, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
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
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Haven — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Norwich-New London-Westerly — May 2020 N/A News Release Aug 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Danbury — May 2020 Employment News Release Sep 2021
Union Members in Connecticut — 2021 Employment News Release Feb 2022