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

 

2014

748.1 750.7 751.2 751.7 752.4 752.6 750.5 750.5 754.9 759.5 762.3 761.4

2015

759.7 762.8 760.3 (P) 761.6                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

14.2 14.1 14.2 14.1 14.1 14.3 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.5 14.5

2015

14.5 14.3 14.2 (P) 14.5                

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

 

2014

29.6 29.9 30.1 30.5 30.3 30.7 30.3 30.7 30.7 31.7 32.1 32.3

2015

32.0 31.6 31.7 (P) 31.6                

Information

 

2014

17.3 17.1 17.1 17.3 17.3 17.2 17.3 17.1 17.1 17.0 17.0 17.0

2015

17.1 17.1 16.9 (P) 17.0                

Financial Activities

 

2014

29.9 29.9 30.1 30.1 30.3 30.3 30.6 30.5 30.6 30.6 30.5 30.4

2015

30.7 30.7 30.9 (P) 30.7                

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

155.8 155.9 156.0 156.6 157.1 157.7 157.4 157.5 158.8 160.3 160.6 160.1

2015

161.1 161.9 162.2 (P) 162.9                

Education and Health Services

 

2014

127.5 127.5 127.8 127.1 127.2 127.0 125.5 125.6 127.1 128.7 129.9 129.7

2015

126.3 127.8 126.6 (P) 125.2                

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

68.6 69.2 69.2 69.5 69.6 69.4 69.2 70.0 70.1 69.9 70.0 70.0

2015

69.1 70.5 69.1 (P) 70.1                

Other Services

 

2014

69.5 69.9 70.0 70.2 70.3 70.5 70.3 70.7 70.8 70.4 70.6 70.1

2015

71.2 71.1 71.0 (P) 71.3                

Government

 

2014

234.7 236.2 235.7 235.3 235.2 234.5 234.5 233.0 234.3 235.5 236.1 236.3

2015

236.7 236.8 236.7 (P) 237.3                

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

 

2014

371,847 371,937 372,235 372,856 373,922 375,477 377,350 379,271 381,048 382,573 383,800 384,679

2015

385,340 385,435 384,202 (P) 385,222                

Employment

 

2014

342,497 342,871 343,304 343,907 344,860 346,267 347,972 349,742 351,431 352,938 354,181 355,108

2015

355,695 355,333 354,726 (P) 356,185                

Unemployment

 

2014

29,350 29,066 28,931 28,949 29,062 29,210 29,378 29,529 29,617 29,635 29,619 29,571

2015

29,645 30,102 29,476 (P) 29,037                

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.9 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.7 7.7

2015

7.7 7.8 7.7 (P) 7.5                

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary