Connecticut's non-farm payroll employees increase by 1% since August


Connecticut reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of September was 1,704,200, a 1 percent increase over last month, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

Connecticut reported 1,687,700 workers on non-farm payrolls in August.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls in Connecticut (September vs. August 2019)
Metropolitan Statistical Area
September 2019 (In thousands)
August 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
411.8
411.5
0.1
Danbury
77.3
77.8
-0.6
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
575.9
585.8
-1.7
New Haven
285.2
291.2
-2.1
Norwich-New London-Westerly
131
130
0.8
Waterbury
67.5
69.3
-2.6
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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