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Economy at a Glance
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Olympia, WA

Olympia-Tumwater, WA
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Nov
2019
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2020
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2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)146.4 (2)147.0 147.3 148.2 (p)145.4  

Employment(1)

(2)139.9 (2)140.6 140.2 141.3 (p)138.9  

Unemployment(1)

(2)6.4 (2)6.3 7.1 6.9 (p)6.5  

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.4 (2)4.3 4.8 4.7 (p)4.5  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

123.5 122.5 121.3 122.5 122.9 (p)110.7

12-month % change

2.0 1.9 2.3 3.2 2.1 (p)-8.6

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

6.8 6.9 6.7 6.8 6.9 (p)5.7

12-month % change

3.0 4.5 4.7 6.3 4.5 (p)-14.9

Manufacturing(4)

3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 (p)2.8

12-month % change

0.0 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 (p)-9.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

19.8 19.7 19.0 19.0 19.1 (p)18.0

12-month % change

-0.5 0.5 0.0 3.3 2.7 (p)-3.7

Professional and Business Services(4)

13.1 12.9 12.9 13.5 13.4 (p)13.6

12-month % change

10.1 9.3 10.3 13.4 8.1 (p)9.7

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

10.9 10.6 10.3 10.1 10.2 (p)6.1

12-month % change

-0.9 -3.6 -3.7 -4.7 -6.4 (p)-44.5

Government(4)

39.7 39.3 39.8 40.1 40.2 (p)38.5

12-month % change

1.8 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.0 (p)-2.8

Consumer Price Index: West urban

CPI-U, All items(5)

273.128 272.584 273.340 274.412 273.995 272.913

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(5)

  2.8 2.8 2.9 3.1 2.5 1.3

CPI-W, All items(6)

264.619 263.892 264.573 265.531 265.211 264.167

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(6)

  2.7 2.7 2.9 3.1 2.5 1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(5) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(6) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: May 22, 2020

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.

 

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