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









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%
2013 155,835 144,058 11,777 7.6% 1,851 1,702 149 8.0%
2014 155,700 146,247 9,453 6.1% 1,879 1,753 126 6.7%
2015 157,037 148,739 8,299 5.3% 1,918 1,809 109 5.7%

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor