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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

2023

754.9 759.4 762.7 765.0 765.3 769.9 778.1 760.2 767.5 770.4 769.8 769.1 766.0

2024

760.9 765.4 765.5 767.5 (p)771.2                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2023

15.1 15.1 15.2 15.0 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.1 14.9 15.0 14.7 14.7 15.0

2024

14.4 14.2 14.5 14.5 (p)14.5                

Manufacturing

2023

1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

2024

1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 (p)1.1                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

30.2 30.1 30.0 30.1 30.0 30.4 30.5 30.2 30.3 30.9 31.5 31.0 30.4

2024

30.4 30.2 30.4 30.2 (p)30.2                

Information

2023

20.0 20.1 20.0 20.2 20.0 19.9 19.8 19.7 19.6 19.5 19.4 19.5 19.8

2024

19.2 19.3 19.5 19.4 (p)19.5                

Financial Activities

2023

26.2 26.1 26.2 26.1 26.2 26.5 26.6 26.5 26.3 26.4 26.3 26.3 26.3

2024

25.7 25.7 25.7 25.6 (p)25.5                

Professional & Business Services

2023

174.4 175.1 175.5 175.5 175.2 177.6 177.6 175.9 175.0 174.9 174.3 174.6 175.5

2024

173.4 173.7 172.5 173.6 (p)175.1                

Educational & Health Services

2023

121.4 122.2 122.4 122.6 121.0 120.1 118.5 118.3 121.8 123.0 123.6 123.3 121.5

2024

123.1 124.5 123.5 123.4 (p)122.4                

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

70.2 72.2 74.3 77.0 77.7 77.8 77.1 76.2 77.3 78.1 77.0 76.8 76.0

2024

72.7 74.9 75.5 77.3 (p)79.7                

Other Services

2023

66.4 66.6 67.0 66.8 66.8 67.8 67.9 67.4 67.4 67.3 67.4 67.6 67.2

2024

67.0 67.6 68.5 68.8 (p)69.3                

Government

2023

230.0 230.9 231.1 230.7 232.4 233.6 243.8 229.8 233.8 234.3 234.6 234.3 233.3

2024

234.0 234.3 234.4 233.7 (p)233.9                

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

2023

(r)391,712 (r)394,275 (r)394,589 (r)391,535 (r)395,460 (r)399,532 (r)404,706 (r)399,178 (r)401,095 (r)402,111 (r)402,474 (r)402,344 (r)398,251

2024

404,669 407,070 413,739 407,568 (p)404,401                

Employment

2023

(r)372,507 (r)374,430 (r)375,089 (r)375,461 (r)377,096 (r)378,607 (r)383,782 (r)377,764 (r)380,899 (r)381,817 (r)383,829 (r)383,289 (r)378,714

2024

383,677 385,345 392,967 388,812 (p)382,522                

Unemployment

2023

(r)19,205 (r)19,845 (r)19,500 (r)16,074 (r)18,364 (r)20,925 (r)20,924 (r)21,414 (r)20,196 (r)20,294 (r)18,645 (r)19,055 (r)19,537

2024

20,992 21,725 20,772 18,756 (p)21,879                

Unemployment Rate

2023

(r)4.9 (r)5.0 (r)4.9 (r)4.1 (r)4.6 (r)5.2 (r)5.2 (r)5.4 (r)5.0 (r)5.0 (r)4.6 (r)4.7 (r)4.9

2024

5.2 5.3 5.0 4.6 (p)5.4                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised