District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

755.8 759.8 762.2 767.3 770.0 764.3 775.6 759.1 766.6 772.0 773.3 771.2 766.4

2016

767.6 770.9 772.6 (P) 778.8                  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

13.6 13.5 13.6 14.1 14.4 14.6 14.8 15.0 14.6 14.5 14.3 14.2 14.3

2016

14.1 14.0 14.2 (P) 14.3                  

Manufacturing

 

2015

1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1

2016

1.2 1.2 1.2 (P) 1.2                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

31.4 31.3 31.3 31.4 31.5 31.9 32.1 32.0 32.5 33.0 33.9 34.4 32.2

2016

33.3 33.2 32.9 (P) 33.4                  

Information

 

2015

16.6 16.7 16.7 17.0 17.2 17.3 17.3 17.2 17.1 17.0 17.1 17.0 17.0

2016

16.9 17.0 17.0 (P) 16.8                  

Financial Activities

 

2015

30.2 30.4 30.5 30.0 30.1 30.3 30.6 30.4 30.1 30.3 30.2 30.6 30.3

2016

30.5 30.2 30.5 (P) 30.6                  

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

158.2 159.3 159.5 160.8 161.7 163.6 163.0 162.6 161.6 162.9 163.5 162.0 161.6

2016

160.9 161.6 161.5 (P) 163.2                  

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

129.0 130.6 130.9 132.1 131.3 121.5 121.0 119.9 128.0 130.4 131.0 128.9 127.9

2016

128.5 131.8 132.5 (P) 133.8                  

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

70.1 70.4 71.8 74.0 75.0 74.7 73.4 73.7 73.3 73.8 73.1 73.8 73.1

2016

73.5 73.2 74.0 (P) 76.2                  

Other Services

 

2015

70.2 70.6 70.7 70.8 71.1 72.1 72.0 71.1 71.0 71.1 70.7 70.6 71.0

2016

70.0 69.7 70.6 (P) 70.5                  

Government

 

2015

235.5 236.0 236.1 236.0 236.6 237.2 250.3 236.1 237.2 237.9 238.4 238.6 238.0

2016

238.7 239.0 238.2 (P) 238.8                  

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

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

Labor Force

 

2015

(1) 384,871 (1) 386,773 (1) 384,644 (1) 384,502 (1) 384,242 (1) 390,496 (1) 395,770 (1) 389,855 (1) 387,821 (1) 390,409 (1) 391,291 (1) 389,975 (1) 388,388

2016

392,210 394,707 393,819 (P) 395,952                  

Employment

 

2015

(1) 355,041 (1) 357,488 (1) 357,431 (1) 359,565 (1) 358,881 (1) 362,960 (1) 367,749 (1) 362,829 (1) 361,489 (1) 364,426 (1) 365,446 (1) 365,222 (1) 361,544

2016

366,234 367,493 368,951 (P) 374,168                  

Unemployment

 

2015

(1) 29,830 (1) 29,285 (1) 27,213 (1) 24,937 (1) 25,361 (1) 27,536 (1) 28,021 (1) 27,026 (1) 26,332 (1) 25,983 (1) 25,845 (1) 24,753 (1) 26,844

2016

25,976 27,214 24,868 (P) 21,784                  

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(1) 7.8 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.6 (1) 7.1 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.9 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.9

2016

6.6 6.9 6.3 (P) 5.5                  

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(P) Preliminary