Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

2,580.2 2,590.5 2,606.3 2,635.9 2,644.1 2,648.8 2,644.6 2,632.7 2,646.1 2,660.4 2,668.4 2,667.9 2,635.5

2017

2,625.4 2,643.6 2,650.1 2,664.6 2,677.5 (p)2,696.4              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

118.1 117.3 120.2 122.5 123.7 125.3 124.8 125.2 125.2 123.7 121.3 119.4 122.2

2017

120.3 119.5 118.4 122.8 123.0 (p)124.6              

Manufacturing

2016

35.7 35.8 36.0 36.4 36.7 36.8 36.9 36.9 36.7 37.3 37.0 36.7 36.6

2017

35.4 35.2 35.5 36.2 36.3 (p)37.0              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

323.4 319.9 321.2 323.4 326.4 327.5 328.1 328.0 326.0 329.9 336.8 340.0 327.6

2017

326.5 325.2 326.3 328.0 331.6 (p)334.7              

Information

2016

61.1 61.4 60.7 60.9 59.7 61.1 61.0 60.9 60.3 59.2 59.0 58.1 60.3

2017

57.6 58.7 58.0 57.8 57.3 (p)57.0              

Financial Activities

2016

115.8 116.0 116.4 117.5 118.0 118.8 120.0 120.0 119.1 118.4 118.4 116.5 117.9

2017

116.0 116.7 116.3 116.6 117.6 (p)119.2              

Professional & Business Services

2016

595.7 597.9 599.4 609.7 609.5 613.5 616.5 616.8 611.3 616.0 618.5 616.9 610.1

2017

610.7 614.2 617.7 618.1 622.8 (p)625.9              

Educational & Health Services

2016

341.0 344.8 345.6 349.3 345.8 333.4 333.5 335.0 347.1 351.6 350.1 348.2 343.8

2017

345.8 353.6 352.6 354.3 350.1 (p)348.5              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

248.6 250.1 255.6 264.1 269.2 274.4 274.5 273.7 267.9 269.0 267.1 270.9 265.4

2017

264.3 266.2 269.5 275.4 280.4 (p)287.4              

Other Services

2016

163.4 164.0 164.8 166.1 166.4 167.6 169.0 168.3 167.1 166.6 167.8 167.7 166.6

2017

164.6 166.6 165.4 166.0 166.0 (p)169.9              

Government

2016

577.4 583.3 586.4 586.0 588.7 590.4 580.3 567.9 585.4 588.7 592.4 593.5 585.0

2017

584.2 587.7 590.4 589.4 592.4 (p)592.2              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

(r)2,598,336 (r)2,610,585 (r)2,621,090 (r)2,615,446 (r)2,625,066 (r)2,642,779 (r)2,663,896 (r)2,634,633 (r)2,634,019 (r)2,651,215 (r)2,649,445 (r)2,640,185 (r)2,632,225

2017

2,653,860 2,673,707 2,680,290 2,682,530 (p)2,696,261                

Employment

2016

(r)2,489,958 (r)2,503,191 (r)2,517,129 (r)2,522,515 (r)2,528,949 (r)2,534,069 (r)2,554,483 (r)2,525,612 (r)2,527,262 (r)2,546,045 (r)2,551,746 (r)2,544,757 (r)2,528,810

2017

2,548,309 2,567,861 2,579,413 2,587,142 (p)2,595,544                

Unemployment

2016

(r)108,378 (r)107,394 (r)103,961 (r)92,931 (r)96,117 (r)108,710 (r)109,413 (r)109,021 (r)106,757 (r)105,170 (r)97,699 (r)95,428 (r)103,415

2017

105,551 105,846 100,877 95,388 (p)100,717                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)4.2 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)3.6 (r)3.7 (r)4.1 (r)4.1 (r)4.1 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)3.7 (r)3.6 (r)3.9

2017

4.0 4.0 3.8 3.6 (p)3.7                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division includes the District of Columbia; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; Calvert, Charles, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.