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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

2023

764.3 764.6 766.2 767.3 767.9 769.8 767.5 763.1 766.1 765.4 765.9 766.6

2024

768.6 769.9 768.7 770.1 (p)775.1              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2023

15.6 15.3 15.2 15.1 15.0 15.0 15.0 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.7 14.8

2024

14.8 14.7 14.7 14.6 (p)14.5              

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

2023

30.6 30.4 30.3 30.4 30.4 30.5 30.5 30.4 30.3 30.8 30.8 30.3

2024

30.4 30.3 30.5 30.5 (p)30.5              

Information

2023

20.2 20.1 20.1 20.2 20.0 19.8 19.7 19.6 19.7 19.5 19.4 19.5

2024

19.3 19.4 19.5 19.4 (p)19.6              

Financial Activities

2023

26.3 26.1 26.3 26.3 26.4 26.5 26.4 26.3 26.4 26.2 26.4 26.4

2024

26.1 25.9 25.7 25.7 (p)25.5              

Professional & Business Services

2023

175.9 175.9 176.3 176.2 175.8 176.5 175.9 175.8 175.5 174.1 174.2 174.3

2024

174.5 174.4 173.4 174.8 (p)176.6              

Education and Health Services

2023

121.3 120.6 120.5 121.7 122.1 123.3 122.3 121.5 121.3 121.2 121.7 122.6

2024

123.6 123.2 122.5 122.7 (p)123.7              

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

74.8 75.7 76.4 76.3 76.4 75.9 75.5 75.1 75.6 76.3 75.8 76.2

2024

76.2 77.7 76.9 77.6 (p)79.0              

Other Services

2023

67.1 67.1 67.3 67.2 67.3 67.6 67.2 67.2 67.4 67.1 67.3 67.5

2024

67.8 68.2 69.3 69.0 (p)69.6              

Government

2023

231.5 232.4 232.8 232.9 233.5 233.6 233.9 231.2 234.0 234.4 234.6 234.0

2024

234.9 235.1 235.2 234.8 (p)235.0              

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

2023

(r)390,952 (r)392,754 (r)394,411 (r)395,691 (r)396,657 (r)397,535 (r)398,641 (r)399,856 (r)401,007 (r)401,939 (r)402,085 (r)402,006

2024

403,524 404,642 406,755 408,223 (p)408,535              

Employment

2023

(r)371,791 (r)373,223 (r)374,835 (r)376,320 (r)377,549 (r)378,622 (r)379,711 (r)380,701 (r)381,540 (r)382,181 (r)382,225 (r)382,143

2024

383,212 383,855 385,720 386,947 (p)386,833              

Unemployment

2023

(r)19,161 (r)19,531 (r)19,576 (r)19,371 (r)19,108 (r)18,913 (r)18,930 (r)19,155 (r)19,467 (r)19,758 (r)19,860 (r)19,863

2024

20,312 20,787 21,035 21,276 (p)21,702              

Unemployment Rate

2023

(r)4.9 (r)5.0 (r)5.0 (r)4.9 (r)4.8 (r)4.8 (r)4.7 (r)4.8 (r)4.9 (r)4.9 (r)4.9 (r)4.9

2024

5.0 5.1 5.2 5.2 (p)5.3              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised