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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

2021

718.8 723.2 726.6 731.8 731.1 739.8 756.2 744.4 752.8 763.7 764.7 764.2 743.1

2022

754.0 757.8 759.6 766.1 (p)763.3                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

14.5 14.9 15.0 14.9 14.8 15.0 15.3 15.1 15.0 15.3 15.4 15.3 15.0

2022

15.0 14.9 15.0 15.3 (p)15.2                

Manufacturing

2021

1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1

2022

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 (p)1.1                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

28.2 28.3 28.4 28.5 28.7 29.1 29.2 29.1 29.3 30.0 31.0 31.0 29.2

2022

30.0 30.8 30.1 30.1 (p)29.7                

Information

2021

19.4 19.3 19.2 19.4 19.5 19.7 19.7 19.8 19.7 19.9 19.8 19.7 19.6

2022

19.5 19.6 19.6 19.5 (p)19.3                

Financial Activities

2021

28.1 28.1 28.2 28.1 28.1 28.3 28.4 28.4 28.2 28.4 27.7 27.5 28.1

2022

27.2 27.5 27.3 27.3 (p)27.3                

Professional & Business Services

2021

162.6 162.8 163.7 164.2 164.8 166.4 168.3 167.0 167.6 172.8 173.5 173.2 167.2

2022

171.3 172.3 173.0 174.4 (p)172.9                

Educational & Health Services

2021

121.3 123.2 122.8 122.0 117.1 116.7 116.1 116.9 120.5 123.2 122.1 121.8 120.3

2022

119.5 122.2 122.7 123.7 (p)122.2                

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

33.1 35.7 37.9 42.8 45.7 50.5 54.1 55.8 58.8 60.6 61.8 62.0 49.9

2022

59.8 58.9 60.9 65.0 (p)67.0                

Other Services

2021

70.8 70.7 70.8 71.3 71.3 71.8 71.7 71.2 71.2 71.0 71.0 71.3 71.2

2022

71.2 71.5 71.6 72.4 (p)72.9                

Government

2021

239.8 239.2 239.5 239.5 240.0 241.2 252.3 240.0 241.4 241.4 241.3 241.2 241.4

2022

239.4 239.0 238.3 237.3 (p)235.7                

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

2021

(r)372,598 (r)377,008 (r)377,021 (r)375,753 (r)377,895 (r)385,643 (r)392,284 (r)383,310 (r)383,024 (r)384,506 (r)387,907 (r)383,122 (r)381,673

2022

382,062 386,239 386,783 382,763 (p)381,665                

Employment

2021

(r)350,103 (r)352,271 (r)352,213 (r)351,509 (r)352,767 (r)354,522 (r)362,509 (r)355,195 (r)357,973 (r)360,687 (r)365,765 (r)363,416 (r)356,578

2022

357,742 364,600 364,868 365,184 (p)363,166                

Unemployment

2021

(r)22,495 (r)24,737 (r)24,808 (r)24,244 (r)25,128 (r)31,121 (r)29,775 (r)28,115 (r)25,051 (r)23,819 (r)22,142 (r)19,706 (r)25,095

2022

24,320 21,639 21,915 17,579 (p)18,499                

Unemployment Rate

2021

(r)6.0 (r)6.6 (r)6.6 (r)6.5 (r)6.6 (r)8.1 (r)7.6 (r)7.3 (r)6.5 (r)6.2 (r)5.7 (r)5.1 (r)6.6

2022

6.4 5.6 5.7 4.6 (p)4.8                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised