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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

2019

2,691.0 2,711.1 2,724.8 2,738.7 2,746.6 2,767.0 2,763.6 2,740.8 2,748.3 2,770.5 2,789.0 2,788.7 2,748.3

2020

2,743.0 2,763.7 2,750.4 2,507.4 2,498.8 (p)2,551.2              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

124.9 125.1 126.7 128.5 130.0 132.1 132.6 133.3 131.7 130.8 130.6 128.5 129.6

2020

126.5 128.6 129.3 123.6 125.4 (p)128.5              

Manufacturing

2019

37.2 37.3 37.6 37.9 38.1 38.4 38.2 38.0 37.8 38.3 38.9 39.2 38.1

2020

38.8 39.8 38.4 35.2 35.8 (p)35.6              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

329.5 324.5 325.8 325.3 328.0 331.4 330.4 330.3 328.3 332.1 339.1 347.0 331.0

2020

330.8 327.9 329.6 293.6 295.6 (p)304.5              

Information

2019

63.1 63.8 63.6 64.0 64.4 65.6 66.0 65.9 65.3 66.0 66.3 65.7 65.0

2020

66.0 66.9 66.7 65.5 63.8 (p)63.5              

Financial Activities

2019

121.7 122.2 122.3 122.8 123.2 124.7 124.7 124.4 123.4 124.4 123.4 124.8 123.5

2020

125.1 124.6 124.0 121.8 122.9 (p)120.5              

Professional & Business Services

2019

628.7 633.7 634.4 639.8 642.2 649.7 654.0 652.5 645.6 651.7 657.0 652.7 645.2

2020

646.8 651.3 644.1 632.4 628.4 (p)637.2              

Educational & Health Services

2019

351.0 355.0 356.4 355.8 349.0 348.4 345.9 346.1 351.7 355.6 357.5 356.0 352.4

2020

351.6 355.8 353.7 316.7 313.7 (p)315.2              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

265.5 268.4 274.1 279.6 285.6 293.1 292.1 288.6 280.0 279.9 280.3 280.6 280.7

2020

273.9 276.8 270.1 149.1 151.8 (p)181.0              

Other Services

2019

181.9 183.2 183.8 184.3 184.8 187.0 187.8 186.7 184.9 186.3 186.1 187.6 185.4

2020

187.5 186.1 186.9 178.6 177.2 (p)179.6              

Government

2019

587.5 597.9 600.1 600.7 601.3 596.6 591.9 575.0 599.6 605.4 609.8 606.6 597.7

2020

596.0 605.9 607.6 590.9 584.2 (p)585.6              

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

2019

(1)2,726,743 (1)2,739,158 (1)2,750,334 (1)2,741,870 (1)2,757,109 (1)2,783,476 (1)2,812,804 (1)2,768,762 (1)2,771,592 (1)2,788,549 (1)2,789,190 (1)2,779,621 (1)2,767,434

2020

2,789,813 2,811,774 2,805,013 2,705,044 2,685,155 (p)2,740,407              

Employment

2019

(1)2,621,795 (1)2,644,136 (1)2,660,077 (1)2,664,801 (1)2,673,801 (1)2,690,944 (1)2,719,797 (1)2,678,424 (1)2,689,626 (1)2,707,623 (1)2,711,037 (1)2,705,388 (1)2,680,621

2020

2,702,599 2,728,105 2,709,175 2,433,396 2,446,828 (p)2,508,035              

Unemployment

2019

(1)104,948 (1)95,022 (1)90,257 (1)77,069 (1)83,308 (1)92,532 (1)93,007 (1)90,338 (1)81,966 (1)80,926 (1)78,153 (1)74,233 (1)86,813

2020

87,214 83,669 95,838 271,648 238,327 (p)232,372              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)3.8 (1)3.5 (1)3.3 (1)2.8 (1)3.0 (1)3.3 (1)3.3 (1)3.3 (1)3.0 (1)2.9 (1)2.8 (1)2.7 (1)3.1

2020

3.1 3.0 3.4 10.0 8.9 (p)8.5              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(p) Preliminary

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.