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May
04

Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – March 2016

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 2.9 percent in the Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, Wash. metropolitan area for the year ended March 2016.

Apr
15

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, March 2016

Gasoline prices averaged $2.119 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area in March 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2016

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), inched up 0.2 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Washington Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(4) 3,555.9 (4) 3,562.6 (4) 3,568.8 3,588.3 3,605.7 (P) 3,619.0

Employment (1)

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(4) 3,353.4 (4) 3,358.2 (4) 3,362.6 3,378.5 3,397.0 (P) 3,410.4

Unemployment (1)

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(4) 202.5 (4) 204.4 (4) 206.2 209.9 208.7 (P) 208.6

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(4) 5.7 (4) 5.7 (4) 5.8 5.8 5.8 (P) 5.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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3,173.4 3,188.1 3,195.3 3,209.3 3,222.7 (P) 3,231.7

12-month % change

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2.8 3.0 2.8 3.0 3.2 (P) 3.2

Mining and Logging (3)

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5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.8 (P) 5.9

12-month % change

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-4.8 -6.3 -6.3 -9.2 -10.8 (P) -7.8

Construction (3)

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172.2 175.3 176.8 177.5 182.0 (P) 183.1

12-month % change

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5.5 5.6 5.0 4.4 6.2 (P) 6.3

Manufacturing (3)

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289.6 289.6 289.8 290.1 288.1 (P) 288.6

12-month % change

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0.3 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.8 (P) -0.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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593.5 596.0 597.5 602.1 606.1 (P) 610.4

12-month % change

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3.3 3.3 3.1 3.7 4.0 (P) 4.2

Information (3)

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116.9 117.0 118.1 118.6 119.1 (P) 120.1

12-month % change

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5.6 5.6 6.6 6.8 6.6 (P) 7.0

Financial Activities (3)

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148.2 148.1 149.3 150.6 150.6 (P) 150.6

12-month % change

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1.8 1.7 2.3 2.7 2.7 (P) 2.8

Professional & Business Services (3)

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394.5 399.0 398.2 396.6 398.5 (P) 400.7

12-month % change

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4.6 5.2 4.5 4.1 4.3 (P) 4.4

Education & Health Services (3)

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459.9 460.1 461.4 465.2 466.2 (P) 464.6

12-month % change

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1.5 1.3 1.1 2.2 2.4 (P) 2.0

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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312.8 315.5 315.7 317.3 319.7 (P) 320.1

12-month % change

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4.5 5.1 4.9 4.5 4.9 (P) 5.0

Other Services (3)

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117.0 116.1 115.8 118.3 118.6 (P) 119.0

12-month % change

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2.5 1.5 0.8 3.3 3.3 (P) 3.4

Government (3)

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562.9 565.5 566.8 567.1 568.0 (P) 568.6

12-month % change

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1.7 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 (P) 1.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Portland, OR-WA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Seattle Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2016
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table May 2016
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lewiston, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bellingham, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bremerton-Silverdale, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Longview, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Olympia, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Spokane, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Tacoma, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Yakima, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Union Members in Washington — 2015 Employment News Release Mar 2016
County Employment and Wages in Washington – Third Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
Women’s Earnings in Washington – 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Area: 2013–14 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Washington – 2015 Unemployment News Release Apr 2016
Unemployment in the Seattle Area by County - August 2015 Unemployment News Release Oct 2015
Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2016
Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, March 2016 Average energy prices News Release Apr 2016
Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — February 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2016
CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2016
CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2016
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2016
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2016
CPI Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average - March 2016 Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2016
Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – March 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2016
Fatal Work Injuries in Washington – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2016