Washington



News Releases:

Jan
16

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue – December 2018

Gasoline prices averaged $3.143 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area in December 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
11

Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — December 2018

Prices in the Seattle Area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.2 percent for the two months ending in December 2018.

Jan
11

Consumer Price Index, West Region — December 2018

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged down 0.2 percent in December.

Washington Economy at a Glance:

Washington
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,763.2 3,765.7 3,770.7 3,781.5 3,796.0 (p)3,812.3

Employment(1)

3,589.8 3,596.7 3,605.7 3,618.8 3,632.8 (p)3,646.6

Unemployment(1)

173.4 169.0 165.0 162.8 163.1 (p)165.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 (p)4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,430.6 3,440.0 3,448.3 3,456.0 3,463.3 (p)3,474.7

12-month % change

(4)3.1 (4)3.3 (4)3.3 (4)3.1 (4)3.0 (p)(4)3.1

Mining and Logging(3)

6.1 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.0 (p)6.1

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

208.9 211.6 211.6 214.1 214.3 (p)216.7

12-month % change

4.7 5.4 4.8 5.1 4.2 (p)4.4

Manufacturing(3)

288.4 288.6 290.1 291.9 294.7 (p)296.5

12-month % change

2.1 2.4 3.2 3.5 4.4 (p)4.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

654.4 655.0 656.2 655.0 656.2 (p)658.8

12-month % change

4.1 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.4 (p)3.9

Information(3)

134.7 135.3 135.9 137.4 137.3 (p)137.8

12-month % change

6.7 6.7 6.8 7.5 6.7 (p)6.2

Financial Activities(3)

158.7 159.0 161.1 162.3 162.0 (p)162.5

12-month % change

3.8 3.7 4.8 4.2 3.4 (p)3.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

438.0 440.3 439.8 440.6 440.5 (p)440.0

12-month % change

5.5 5.9 5.7 4.8 4.2 (p)3.9

Education & Health Services(3)

487.6 489.1 491.4 491.0 492.6 (p)493.4

12-month % change

2.5 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.3 (p)2.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

338.1 339.3 337.8 340.2 341.7 (p)342.2

12-month % change

1.9 2.4 2.0 2.1 2.7 (p)1.8

Other Services(3)

121.4 121.6 122.8 123.4 123.0 (p)124.1

12-month % change

1.4 1.7 2.5 2.9 1.9 (p)2.9

Government(3)

594.3 594.1 595.5 594.0 595.0 (p)596.6

12-month % change

(4)0.7 (4)1.2 (4)0.9 (4)0.7 (4)0.8 (p)(4)1.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Correction
(p) Preliminary

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