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

2016

777.9 781.0 781.2 782.7 781.6 780.8 778.4 781.3 783.4 786.4 785.9 787.6

2017

787.5 788.3 788.7 786.7 791.1 792.4 796.5 (p)794.4        

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

16.2 16.0 16.2 15.9 15.8 15.7 14.3 14.3 14.4 14.6 14.6 14.7

2017

14.9 14.9 14.7 14.7 14.6 14.7 14.7 (p)14.6        

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

2016

32.3 32.7 32.7 32.8 32.7 32.9 32.9 32.9 33.0 32.6 31.7 31.9

2017

32.0 32.4 32.6 32.7 32.6 32.8 32.6 (p)32.9        

Information

2016

17.2 17.3 17.1 17.0 16.8 16.8 16.9 17.1 16.8 17.0 16.9 16.9

2017

16.9 16.9 16.7 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.6 (p)16.7        

Financial Activities

2016

29.6 29.6 29.7 30.0 29.9 30.1 30.2 30.4 30.5 30.2 29.7 29.8

2017

29.8 29.7 29.2 28.9 29.1 29.3 29.7 (p)30.0        

Professional & Business Services

2016

163.8 164.3 164.5 164.9 165.1 164.7 165.2 165.1 165.6 166.7 166.8 167.3

2017

168.6 168.9 168.2 167.4 168.7 168.1 169.9 (p)169.1        

Education and Health Services

2016

133.4 134.4 134.3 134.4 134.3 133.6 132.9 134.2 134.9 136.4 136.2 136.4

2017

134.9 135.8 136.0 135.4 137.1 138.3 138.5 (p)139.5        

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

73.2 74.4 74.3 74.7 74.1 74.0 74.5 74.9 75.8 76.6 77.0 77.5

2017

77.5 78.4 78.5 78.9 80.0 80.9 82.6 (p)80.8        

Other Services

2016

71.7 71.7 71.9 72.2 72.1 71.6 72.4 72.5 72.5 71.7 71.9 71.6

2017

71.2 71.2 70.7 71.7 71.9 72.1 72.0 (p)71.8        

Government

2016

239.3 239.4 239.3 239.6 239.6 240.2 237.9 238.7 238.7 239.4 239.9 240.3

2017

240.5 238.9 240.9 239.0 239.1 238.2 238.7 (p)237.8        

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

2016

390,965 391,786 392,344 392,540 392,432 392,181 392,010 392,080 392,410 392,862 393,325 393,752

2017

395,599 397,009 398,131 399,420 401,812 403,294 403,242 (p)402,369        

Employment

2016

366,250 367,337 368,137 368,509 368,511 368,349 368,310 368,582 369,178 369,920 370,653 371,329

2017

373,223 374,369 375,103 375,734 377,542 378,508 377,536 (p)376,641        

Unemployment

2016

24,715 24,449 24,207 24,031 23,921 23,832 23,700 23,498 23,232 22,942 22,672 22,423

2017

22,376 22,640 23,028 23,686 24,270 24,786 25,706 (p)25,728        

Unemployment Rate

2016

6.3 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.7

2017

5.7 5.7 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.4 (p)6.4        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary