Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

2,468.1 2,481.2 2,492.9 2,507.7 2,515.6 2,517.3 2,513.8 2,500.0 2,507.4 2,519.2 2,533.0 2,530.2 2,507.2

2014

2,485.2 (P) 2,483.4                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

108.7 108.8 110.1 112.1 113.9 115.6 116.6 117.4 116.0 114.0 115.4 113.8 113.5

2014

113.4 (P) 114.1                      

Manufacturing

 

2013

32.2 32.1 32.1 32.3 32.4 32.5 32.4 32.3 31.9 31.1 30.8 30.1 31.9

2014

30.2 (P) 30.0                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

309.9 305.7 306.9 308.7 310.8 313.0 312.3 312.4 311.0 315.6 323.9 328.1 313.2

2014

315.2 (P) 310.2                      

Information

 

2013

61.7 63.2 63.0 61.8 62.2 62.3 62.5 63.5 61.6 61.5 61.2 61.6 62.2

2014

61.5 (P) 61.6                      

Financial Activities

 

2013

109.7 110.0 110.5 110.8 110.9 112.1 112.3 112.2 111.5 112.2 112.6 112.7 111.5

2014

112.3 (P) 112.5                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

579.0 582.8 583.8 586.5 584.6 587.0 587.9 589.3 580.6 579.0 580.4 580.0 583.4

2014

570.2 (P) 568.2                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

307.1 310.4 311.6 313.9 310.8 301.2 305.1 305.4 315.3 321.5 321.9 320.3 312.0

2014

316.9 (P) 319.7                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

224.8 226.0 230.7 237.0 243.4 249.2 249.5 248.4 242.5 242.2 243.1 239.6 239.7

2014

234.3 (P) 230.8                      

Other Services

 

2013

157.1 157.2 157.4 158.5 159.1 160.3 160.2 159.5 158.9 159.2 159.6 159.5 158.9

2014

160.2 (P) 157.7                      

Government

 

2013

577.9 585.0 586.8 586.1 587.5 584.1 575.0 559.6 578.1 582.9 584.1 584.5 581.0

2014

571.0 (P) 578.6                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 2,527,602 (1) 2,517,683 (1) 2,532,514 (1) 2,526,459 (1) 2,541,156 2,559,027 2,571,885 2,512,548 2,519,987 2,518,050 2,513,560 (P) 2,514,981  

2014

2,548,440 (P) 2,563,678                      

Employment

 

2013

(1) 2,380,281 (1) 2,378,194 (1) 2,400,831 (1) 2,399,941 (1) 2,400,190 2,405,634 2,423,103 2,374,371 2,384,847 2,369,406 2,389,832 (P) 2,396,147  

2014

2,417,980 (P) 2,430,129                      

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 147,321 (1) 139,489 (1) 131,683 (1) 126,518 (1) 140,966 153,393 148,782 138,177 135,140 148,644 123,728 (P) 118,834  

2014

130,460 (P) 133,549                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 5.8 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.0 (1) 5.5 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.4 5.9 4.9 (P) 4.7  

2014

5.1 (P) 5.2                      

Footnotes
(1) Corrected.
(P) Preliminary

The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division includes the District of Columbia; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; Calvert, Charles, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.