Demographic and Economic Statistics
Employment Information
Last Ten Calendar Years
(Expressed in Thousands)
United States Labor Force Connecticut Labor Force
Year Civilian
Labor Force
Employed Unemployed Unemployment
Rate
Civilian
Labor Force
Employed Unemployed Unemployment
Rate
2003 146,510 137,736 8,774 6.0% 1,797 1,699 98 5.5%
2004 147,401 139,252 8,149 5.5% 1,793 1,711 82 4.6%
2005 149,321 141,730 7,591 5.1% 1,801 1,709 92 5.1%
2006 151,428 144,427 7,001 4.6% 1,835 1,760 75 4.1%
2007 153,283 146,140 7,143 4.7% 1,876 1,795 81 4.3%
2008 154,390 145,891 8,499 5.5% 1,897 1,795 102 5.4%
2009 154,926 140,196 14,729 9.5% 1,879 1,731 147 7.8%
2010 153,741 139,119 14,623 9.5% 1,887 1,721 166 8.8%
2011 153,421 139,334 14,087 9.2% 1,886 1,715 166 8.8%
2012 155,063 142,974 12,088 7.8% 1,898 1,728 170 9.0%

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor