District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2015

764.6 764.3 764.6 765.6 767.0 766.9 766.9 765.7 767.1 768.0 768.4 768.1

2016

775.2 775.0 773.8 777.9 781.2 775.2 773.0 779.2 782.8 (p)781.8    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2015

14.1 14.0 14.0 14.3 14.4 14.4 14.3 14.4 14.4 14.3 14.3 14.5

2016

14.7 14.5 14.5 14.4 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.1 14.1 (p)14.2    

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

2015

31.6 31.6 31.6 31.6 31.6 31.9 32.4 32.4 32.7 33.0 33.1 33.3

2016

33.4 33.6 33.1 33.6 34.3 33.5 33.6 34.1 34.0 (p)33.4    

Information

2015

16.8 16.8 16.7 17.1 17.2 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.0 17.1 17.0

2016

17.0 17.0 17.0 17.0 16.8 17.0 17.0 16.8 16.8 (p)16.8    

Financial Activities

2015

30.3 30.4 30.4 30.1 30.2 30.2 30.4 30.3 30.2 30.2 30.1 30.4

2016

30.7 30.4 30.8 30.7 30.5 30.2 30.8 30.9 30.8 (p)30.6    

Professional & Business Services

2015

160.3 160.5 160.5 161.3 161.9 162.1 161.4 161.8 162.0 162.8 162.4 161.4

2016

162.4 162.9 162.2 163.5 165.4 162.7 162.6 164.3 165.9 (p)166.3    

Education and Health Services

2015

128.6 128.9 129.0 129.1 128.9 128.3 127.9 127.0 126.8 127.2 127.6 126.9

2016

129.0 128.6 129.4 130.3 131.5 128.2 127.8 129.2 129.2 (p)128.7    

Leisure & Hospitality

2015

73.7 72.8 72.6 72.1 72.5 72.8 72.6 73.4 72.8 72.8 73.3 74.2

2016

75.7 75.8 75.1 75.4 74.2 74.3 73.7 74.6 75.6 (p)75.3    

Other Services

2015

70.9 70.9 71.0 71.1 71.1 71.2 71.2 70.9 71.0 70.8 70.5 70.6

2016

71.2 70.3 70.8 70.7 70.4 70.5 71.0 71.4 71.9 (p)71.3    

Government

2015

237.3 237.4 237.7 237.8 238.1 237.8 238.5 237.3 238.9 238.8 238.9 238.7

2016

239.9 240.7 239.7 241.1 242.8 243.4 241.1 242.6 243.3 (p)244.0    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2015

385,194 385,706 386,263 386,873 387,485 388,096 388,699 389,252 389,712 390,102 390,434 390,661

2016

391,787 392,789 394,238 396,620 397,398 397,981 396,827 394,920 392,957 (p)394,117    

Employment

2015

356,532 357,422 358,397 359,436 360,460 361,435 362,332 363,114 363,754 364,279 364,703 364,977

2016

366,350 367,082 368,544 371,361 373,304 374,319 373,470 371,231 368,849 (p)369,915    

Unemployment

2015

28,662 28,284 27,866 27,437 27,025 26,661 26,367 26,138 25,958 25,823 25,731 25,684

2016

25,437 25,707 25,694 25,259 24,094 23,662 23,357 23,689 24,108 (p)24,202    

Unemployment Rate

2015

7.4 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6

2016

6.5 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.9 6.0 6.1 (p)6.1    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary