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District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2020

796.6 801.9 799.5 723.1 714.1 719.4 735.4 729.7 733.2 739.7 738.2 735.9 747.2

2021

726.2 729.1 731.0 739.5 740.4 746.5 762.4 747.6 750.5 (p)763.8      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

15.0 15.2 15.3 13.7 14.1 14.6 15.4 15.6 15.5 15.7 15.5 15.5 15.1

2021

15.3 15.3 15.3 15.5 15.5 15.9 16.2 16.2 16.0 (p)16.2      

Manufacturing

2020

1.3 1.2 1.2 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

2021

1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 (p)1.0      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

33.0 32.7 32.7 26.1 26.3 26.9 27.8 27.9 28.1 29.0 29.6 29.7 29.2

2021

28.8 29.2 29.1 29.1 28.9 29.2 29.0 28.8 28.6 (p)29.4      

Information

2020

20.3 20.7 20.7 19.9 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.6 19.5 19.6 19.5 19.2 19.8

2021

19.1 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.2 18.9 19.0 18.7 18.4 (p)18.7      

Financial Activities

2020

29.7 29.7 29.8 29.1 29.0 29.0 29.0 29.0 28.8 28.8 27.9 27.8 29.0

2021

27.9 27.8 27.6 28.4 28.3 28.2 27.9 28.0 27.9 (p)27.9      

Professional & Business Services

2020

173.1 174.2 173.9 165.4 163.4 163.0 165.6 164.6 163.7 165.5 164.9 164.9 166.9

2021

163.8 164.3 164.1 166.4 165.9 168.3 169.1 167.3 165.6 (p)172.1      

Educational & Health Services

2020

131.1 133.5 133.6 126.6 120.1 120.1 118.3 119.5 122.8 124.4 125.2 124.4 125.0

2021

123.4 125.5 125.6 126.3 125.8 123.1 125.6 124.5 125.3 (p)128.2      

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

78.9 79.7 77.2 32.8 33.2 35.6 37.4 38.1 39.1 40.7 40.4 38.8 47.7

2021

35.8 37.9 39.8 43.9 45.4 49.9 51.8 53.9 55.9 (p)58.7      

Other Services

2020

77.4 77.7 77.6 72.4 71.6 72.2 72.8 72.4 72.4 71.9 71.9 71.7 73.5

2021

70.2 69.6 69.6 69.3 69.9 70.7 71.6 71.1 70.7 (p)70.4      

Government

2020

236.8 237.3 237.5 236.2 236.0 237.5 248.6 242.0 242.3 243.1 242.3 242.9 240.2

2021

240.9 239.4 239.7 240.3 240.5 241.3 251.2 238.1 241.1 (p)241.2      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

421,801 425,308 420,428 405,479 396,512 400,830 407,168 406,441 404,522 405,870 409,289 413,158 409,734

2021

407,077 407,673 403,594 401,023 403,110 410,775 419,413 411,618 409,255 (p)410,910      

Employment

2020

400,775 404,594 397,484 362,532 360,847 364,052 368,356 370,306 368,874 372,532 375,016 376,699 376,839

2021

374,869 376,724 375,619 374,506 377,564 381,060 391,801 384,448 385,236 (p)387,949      

Unemployment

2020

21,026 20,714 22,944 42,947 35,665 36,778 38,812 36,135 35,648 33,338 34,273 36,459 32,895

2021

32,208 30,949 27,975 26,517 25,546 29,715 27,612 27,170 24,019 (p)22,961      

Unemployment Rate

2020

5.0 4.9 5.5 10.6 9.0 9.2 9.5 8.9 8.8 8.2 8.4 8.8 8.0

2021

7.9 7.6 6.9 6.6 6.3 7.2 6.6 6.6 5.9 (p)5.6      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary