The labor force in Connecticut was 1,966,918 in July 2017, up from 1,954,464 in June 2017, and up from 1,924,769 one year ago in July 2016. Employment was 1,868,334 in July 2017, up from 1,853,935 in June 2017, and up from 1,821,231 one year ago in July 2016.