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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

2022

757.4 757.7 760.9 762.2 765.1 762.8 768.3 766.4 767.0 767.2 769.8 770.2

2023

769.6 771.5 773.1 772.7 776.3 777.8 775.6 777.1 780.0 778.6 779.6 (p)780.2

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2022

15.5 15.5 15.5 15.4 15.5 15.3 15.1 15.3 15.4 15.3 15.2 15.2

2023

15.1 15.1 15.5 15.6 15.6 15.3 15.4 15.6 15.8 15.6 15.4 (p)15.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

2022

30.0 30.3 30.4 30.4 30.2 30.1 30.6 30.7 30.6 30.7 30.8 30.6

2023

30.7 30.6 30.3 30.2 30.2 30.3 30.5 30.3 30.3 30.6 30.3 (p)30.1

Information

2022

20.4 20.5 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 21.1 20.9 20.9 21.0 21.1

2023

21.0 20.9 20.8 20.8 20.9 21.2 21.2 21.3 21.3 21.0 21.0 (p)21.1

Financial Activities

2022

27.4 27.4 27.4 27.4 27.5 27.5 27.8 27.8 27.7 27.6 27.8 27.9

2023

27.6 27.8 28.3 28.1 28.4 28.4 28.5 28.4 28.3 28.3 28.4 (p)28.4

Professional & Business Services

2022

171.6 172.0 172.5 173.2 174.4 173.9 175.0 175.5 176.0 174.9 175.0 174.5

2023

174.6 174.0 174.7 174.4 174.7 175.2 174.7 174.9 176.3 175.3 175.8 (p)175.3

Education and Health Services

2022

120.4 120.1 120.7 121.6 123.6 123.1 123.2 122.8 123.0 122.7 122.8 123.1

2023

122.5 123.7 123.5 122.8 123.7 124.8 123.9 124.5 125.2 124.8 126.0 (p)126.3

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

62.5 62.8 64.3 65.8 66.7 66.8 68.4 69.5 69.7 70.9 72.8 74.0

2023

74.3 75.5 75.9 75.5 76.6 77.5 76.2 76.0 76.5 76.7 76.3 (p)77.3

Other Services

2022

67.0 67.0 67.2 67.1 67.0 66.9 66.4 66.6 66.5 67.6 68.1 68.3

2023

68.6 68.3 68.8 69.6 70.3 69.9 69.8 70.4 71.0 71.0 71.1 (p)71.7

Government

2022

241.5 241.1 241.1 239.6 238.4 237.4 240.0 236.1 236.2 235.6 235.3 234.5

2023

234.2 234.6 234.3 234.7 234.9 234.2 234.4 234.7 234.3 234.3 234.3 (p)233.9

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

2022

383,681 385,691 387,619 389,336 390,802 391,459 391,272 390,938 388,991 387,812 387,879 388,214

2023

389,168 389,688 390,485 390,815 391,919 392,470 392,647 393,223 394,815 396,673 398,217 (p)400,206

Employment

2022

360,522 364,028 367,319 370,343 372,745 374,370 375,093 375,521 373,095 371,532 371,498 371,865

2023

371,846 371,531 371,613 371,381 372,065 372,601 373,079 373,704 375,173 376,792 378,220 (p)379,748

Unemployment

2022

23,159 21,663 20,300 18,993 18,057 17,089 16,179 15,417 15,896 16,280 16,381 16,349

2023

17,322 18,157 18,872 19,434 19,854 19,869 19,568 19,519 19,642 19,881 19,997 (p)20,458

Unemployment Rate

2022

6.0 5.6 5.2 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.1 3.9 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2

2023

4.5 4.7 4.8 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 (p)5.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary