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May
23

Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – March 2017

In March, Arlington County, Va., had the lowest unemployment rate in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area at 2.5 percent.

May
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
12

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – April 2017

Gasoline prices averaged $2.429 a gallon in the Washington-Baltimore area in April 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

District Of Columbia Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)393.3 (2)393.8 395.6 397.0 398.1 (p)399.4

Employment(1)

(2)370.7 (2)371.3 373.2 374.4 375.1 (p)375.7

Unemployment(1)

(2)22.7 (2)22.4 22.4 22.6 23.0 (p)23.7

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.8 (2)5.7 5.7 5.7 5.8 (p)5.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

785.9 787.6 787.5 788.3 788.7 (p)786.7

12-month % change

1.2 1.1 1.2 0.9 1.0 (p)0.5

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

14.6 14.7 14.9 14.9 14.7 (p)14.7

12-month % change

-7.6 -8.1 -8.0 -6.9 -9.3 (p)-7.5

Manufacturing(5)

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 (p)1.2

12-month % change

9.1 9.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

31.7 31.9 32.0 32.4 32.6 (p)32.9

12-month % change

-2.8 -2.4 -0.9 -0.9 -0.3 (p)0.3

Information(4)

16.9 16.9 16.9 16.9 16.7 (p)16.7

12-month % change

-2.9 -3.4 -1.7 -2.3 -2.3 (p)-1.8

Financial Activities(4)

29.7 29.8 29.8 29.7 29.2 (p)28.8

12-month % change

0.3 1.0 0.7 0.3 -1.7 (p)-4.0

Professional & Business Services(4)

166.8 167.3 168.6 168.9 168.2 (p)167.5

12-month % change

2.0 2.2 2.9 2.8 2.2 (p)1.6

Education & Health Services(4)

136.2 136.4 134.9 135.8 136.0 (p)135.7

12-month % change

2.1 2.2 1.1 1.0 1.3 (p)1.0

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

77.0 77.5 77.5 78.4 78.5 (p)78.9

12-month % change

4.8 3.6 5.9 5.4 5.7 (p)5.6

Other Services(4)

71.9 71.6 71.2 71.2 70.7 (p)71.3

12-month % change

1.0 0.3 -0.7 -0.7 -1.7 (p)-1.2

Government(4)

239.9 240.3 240.5 238.9 240.9 (p)239.0

12-month % change

0.5 0.6 0.5 -0.2 0.7 (p)-0.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(5) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary

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 May 2017
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2017
District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table May 2017
District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table May 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2017
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table May 2017
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2017
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2017
Washington Area Employment – January 2017 Employment News Release Mar 2017
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – April 2017 Average energy prices News Release May 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2014-15 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2016
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table May 2017
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore – March 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area Employment Employment Table Oct 2014
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – March 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, D.C. Area — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2017
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2017
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2017
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – March 2017 Unemployment News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Mid-Atlantic Regional Office CPI Announcement Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2017