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Nov
26

Washington Area Employment – October 2018

Total nonfarm employment for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,353,400 in October 2018, up 60,700, or 1.8 percent, over the year.

Nov
16

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – October 2018

Gasoline prices averaged $2.915 a gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in October 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
15

Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – September 2018

In September, Arlington County, VA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area at 1.8 percent.

District Of Columbia Economy at a Glance:

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Oct
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

407.1 408.3 409.0 408.1 406.6 (p)405.2

Employment(1)

384.3 385.4 386.1 385.1 383.6 (p)382.4

Unemployment(1)

22.8 22.9 22.9 23.0 23.0 (p)22.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.7 (p)5.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

795.9 793.6 796.6 796.8 795.5 (p)795.9

12-month % change

0.8 0.4 1.1 0.8 0.5 (p)0.2

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

15.8 15.9 16.0 15.9 16.0 (p)16.1

12-month % change

1.9 1.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 (p)3.2

Manufacturing(4)

1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 (p)1.4

12-month % change

7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 (p)7.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

34.3 34.2 34.1 33.8 34.0 (p)34.2

12-month % change

2.7 2.1 1.5 0.6 0.9 (p)1.2

Information(3)

18.7 18.6 18.7 18.9 19.1 (p)19.6

12-month % change

3.9 4.5 4.5 5.0 5.5 (p)8.3

Financial Activities(3)

31.1 31.1 31.2 31.4 31.5 (p)31.6

12-month % change

3.7 2.3 3.0 4.3 4.3 (p)5.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

167.4 166.6 167.7 167.8 168.5 (p)167.2

12-month % change

0.9 -0.2 0.6 0.8 1.1 (p)0.1

Education & Health Services(3)

135.4 133.9 133.7 135.4 134.0 (p)134.1

12-month % change

0.8 -0.2 0.3 1.0 -0.4 (p)-1.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

78.2 78.1 80.1 79.1 78.9 (p)78.9

12-month % change

2.8 3.3 5.4 3.4 2.9 (p)1.5

Other Services(3)

75.6 76.2 76.2 75.6 74.8 (p)75.5

12-month % change

2.0 2.6 2.3 1.6 0.7 (p)1.8

Government(3)

238.0 237.6 237.5 237.5 237.3 (p)237.3

12-month % change

-1.3 -1.4 -0.4 -1.3 -1.3 (p)-0.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 Nov 2018
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2018
District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2018
District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2018
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2018
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Dec 2018
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2018
Washington Area Employment – October 2018 Employment News Release Nov 2018
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – October 2018 Average energy prices News Release Nov 2018
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2016-17 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2018
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2017
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Nov 2018
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – September 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – September 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2018
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2018
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2018
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – September 2018 Unemployment News Release Nov 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Mid-Atlantic Regional Office CPI Announcement Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2018