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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

2020

2,737.6 2,754.9 2,743.4 2,444.9 2,452.4 2,500.7 2,527.4 2,550.1 2,570.4 2,599.3 2,609.7 2,601.5 2,591.0

2021

2,564.3 2,569.9 2,584.0 2,608.8 2,619.7 2,639.5 2,637.8 2,644.3 (p)2,654.6        

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

128.4 128.8 129.1 121.5 123.9 126.6 128.2 128.6 128.4 130.3 130.3 130.4 127.9

2021

127.1 125.1 126.6 127.2 128.3 129.7 129.3 128.1 (p)127.3        

Manufacturing

2020

37.5 37.7 37.4 33.8 34.3 35.5 35.9 36.2 36.3 36.3 36.3 36.8 36.2

2021

36.2 37.1 37.1 37.3 37.5 37.8 37.8 37.8 (p)37.8        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

332.8 327.5 326.2 278.9 280.5 295.7 305.1 306.5 308.2 311.7 322.0 327.3 310.2

2021

315.3 310.5 311.4 311.8 312.8 316.7 316.9 313.9 (p)313.2        

Information

2020

64.9 65.3 65.5 62.7 62.4 62.6 62.7 62.9 63.2 63.4 62.3 61.9 63.3

2021

62.4 61.9 61.9 63.0 61.8 62.6 62.9 62.7 (p)62.8        

Financial Activities

2020

122.8 123.1 122.9 118.7 118.7 119.2 119.5 119.7 118.8 118.9 117.7 117.7 119.8

2021

116.9 117.0 116.2 117.1 116.5 116.9 116.6 117.6 (p)118.2        

Professional & Business Services

2020

649.5 652.2 651.5 629.5 628.8 630.9 639.4 639.5 633.8 642.3 639.2 639.1 639.6

2021

631.5 634.0 634.1 639.8 644.0 650.6 654.5 653.7 (p)653.7        

Educational & Health Services

2020

354.4 359.2 357.4 317.7 313.1 317.6 317.2 321.5 328.9 334.5 335.6 335.1 332.7

2021

334.8 340.8 342.9 345.9 345.5 338.4 341.5 342.5 (p)347.8        

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

270.6 272.0 265.6 130.5 140.1 162.7 183.8 188.5 189.2 195.3 195.0 191.2 198.7

2021

185.3 185.5 191.2 201.8 207.2 218.1 227.7 231.4 (p)227.1        

Other Services

2020

184.3 184.6 183.3 158.7 160.6 167.0 169.8 170.3 169.6 168.4 167.6 167.9 171.0

2021

166.3 166.1 166.2 166.8 167.7 169.8 171.3 172.4 (p)171.0        

Government

2020

592.4 604.5 604.5 592.9 590.0 582.9 565.8 576.4 594.0 598.2 603.7 594.1 591.6

2021

588.5 591.9 596.4 598.1 598.4 598.9 579.3 584.2 (p)595.7        

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

2020

2,798,037 2,817,948 2,802,859 2,709,557 2,673,697 2,738,894 2,729,005 2,745,870 2,666,154 2,684,148 2,680,424 2,669,261 2,726,321

2021

2,648,376 2,656,333 2,664,930 2,657,219 2,670,263 2,701,990 2,726,714 (p)2,683,549          

Employment

2020

2,713,643 2,739,143 2,713,914 2,442,801 2,441,685 2,496,565 2,498,687 2,533,418 2,481,065 2,510,317 2,507,477 2,494,750 2,547,789

2021

2,487,494 2,502,889 2,516,302 2,526,145 2,539,291 2,555,598 2,590,060 (p)2,555,169          

Unemployment

2020

84,394 78,805 88,945 266,756 232,012 242,329 230,318 212,452 185,089 173,831 172,947 174,511 178,532

2021

160,882 153,444 148,628 131,074 130,972 146,392 136,654 (p)128,380          

Unemployment Rate

2020

3.0 2.8 3.2 9.8 8.7 8.8 8.4 7.7 6.9 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5

2021

6.1 5.8 5.6 4.9 4.9 5.4 5.0 (p)4.8          

Footnotes
(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.