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Washington

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Silver Spring, MD, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2021
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2014
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – February 2021 Average energy prices News Release Mar 2021
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2017-18 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2020
County Employment and Wages in Washington, DC — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Apr 2021
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – March 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2021
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – December 2020 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2021
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2021
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2021
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2020 Unemployment News Release Aug 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Virginia’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Maryland’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Mid-Atlantic Regional Office CPI Announcement Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2021

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Economy at a Glance:

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Data Series Back
Data
Oct
2020
Nov
2020
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Mar
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)3,351.7 (2)3,347.9 (2)3,330.0 3,304.2 (p)3,316.3  

Employment(1)

(2)3,136.2 (2)3,132.3 (2)3,114.5 3,105.6 (p)3,126.6  

Unemployment(1)

(2)215.5 (2)215.6 (2)215.5 198.6 (p)189.7  

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)6.4 (2)6.4 (2)6.5 6.0 (p)5.7  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

3,158.1 3,173.3 3,165.6 3,115.9 3,125.0 (p)3,147.8

12-month % change

-6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.6 -6.8 (p)-5.6

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

162.9 162.8 162.5 158.7 156.4 (p)159.8

12-month % change

-2.6 -2.0 -1.8 -2.5 -3.9 (p)-2.1

Manufacturing(4)

54.2 54.3 54.8 54.1 55.0 (p)55.3

12-month % change

-4.4 -5.1 -4.4 -3.7 -2.3 (p)-1.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

385.7 397.6 405.0 391.4 386.0 (p)385.0

12-month % change

-6.2 -5.8 -5.3 -4.7 -4.5 (p)-4.2

Information(4)

74.2 72.8 72.4 73.1 72.7 (p)72.4

12-month % change

-3.3 -5.9 -6.2 -4.8 -5.6 (p)-6.1

Financial Activities(4)

154.6 153.4 153.4 152.5 152.4 (p)151.9

12-month % change

-4.4 -5.5 -5.2 -4.4 -4.7 (p)-4.7

Professional and Business Services(4)

771.6 769.6 770.5 759.9 764.1 (p)769.5

12-month % change

-2.0 -2.5 -2.0 -2.7 -2.5 (p)-1.7

Education and Health Services(4)

420.8 422.9 423.0 421.6 427.2 (p)427.9

12-month % change

-7.2 -7.5 -6.5 -6.7 -6.7 (p)-5.9

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

235.7 236.7 229.7 220.6 221.8 (p)230.3

12-month % change

-29.9 -29.1 -31.1 -32.1 -32.0 (p)-27.5

Other Services(4)

190.1 189.5 189.6 187.9 187.8 (p)188.6

12-month % change

-9.6 -10.0 -9.7 -10.2 -10.4 (p)-9.2

Government(4)

708.3 713.7 704.7 696.1 701.6 (p)707.1

12-month % change

-0.5 -0.1 -0.9 -1.0 -1.9 (p)-1.2

Consumer Price Index: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

CPI-U, All items(5)

  268.700   270.535   272.347

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(5)

    1.4   1.5   2.6

CPI-W, All items(6)

  264.614   266.855   269.318

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(6)

    1.6   1.8   3.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(5) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(6) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary