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

 

2013

742.5 744.0 744.1 746.2 745.1 744.3 745.7 742.5 751.8 748.4 747.8 747.4

2014

747.0 745.7 745.3 747.6 749.7 753.3 754.0 749.7 756.8 756.4 762.7 (P) 761.9

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

13.9 13.9 13.9 13.7 13.8 14.0 14.2 14.1 14.0 13.7 13.6 13.7

2014

13.4 13.2 13.4 13.9 14.0 14.2 14.0 13.9 14.0 14.3 14.4 (P) 14.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

 

2013

28.7 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8 29.1 29.1 29.2 29.7 30.3

2014

30.1 30.3 30.1 30.5 30.4 31.2 31.3 31.0 30.2 31.0 32.1 (P) 32.6

Information

 

2013

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

2014

17.1 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.2 17.0 16.9 17.0 17.2 17.1 17.2 (P) 17.1

Financial Activities

 

2013

28.4 28.5 28.6 28.6 28.5 28.6 28.7 28.7 28.8 28.7 28.9 28.7

2014

28.9 28.7 29.0 28.7 28.9 28.8 28.9 28.7 28.7 28.9 28.9 (P) 28.8

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

155.3 155.7 155.6 155.7 155.6 155.6 155.7 156.0 156.2 155.2 156.1 155.7

2014

155.9 156.4 156.1 156.7 157.3 158.9 159.7 158.8 158.6 160.0 161.1 (P) 160.7

Education and Health Services

 

2013

119.7 120.6 121.1 122.6 122.5 121.9 124.0 125.0 125.9 126.6 125.8 126.2

2014

126.9 125.2 125.8 125.6 126.9 128.9 128.4 128.4 128.6 127.9 129.9 (P) 128.9

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

66.7 66.8 67.0 67.4 67.4 67.6 67.8 68.0 68.2 68.2 68.0 67.8

2014

66.9 68.1 68.4 69.6 70.1 69.3 70.3 69.8 69.5 69.5 69.6 (P) 70.3

Other Services

 

2013

68.9 68.8 68.7 69.1 69.3 69.3 69.0 69.4 69.6 69.2 68.9 68.7

2014

69.8 68.6 67.6 67.9 68.4 69.2 68.9 69.4 68.8 68.1 69.0 (P) 68.3

Government

 

2013

242.6 242.6 242.2 242.2 241.1 240.4 239.3 234.0 241.9 239.7 238.9 238.5

2014

237.2 237.4 237.1 236.9 235.6 235.0 234.8 231.8 240.4 238.9 239.8 (P) 240.0

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

 

2013

374,943 374,991 374,755 374,346 373,832 373,257 372,722 372,312 372,073 371,972 371,928 371,875

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

Employment

 

2013

342,222 342,334 342,236 342,021 341,695 341,265 340,886 340,727 340,863 341,234 341,697 342,124

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

Unemployment

 

2013

32,721 32,657 32,519 32,325 32,137 31,992 31,836 31,585 31,210 30,738 30,231 29,751

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

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.7 8.7 8.7 8.6 8.6 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.4 8.3 8.1 8.0

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