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Washington



News Releases:

Sep
15

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue – August 2020

Gasoline prices averaged $2.667 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area in August 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
11

Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — August 2020

Prices in the Seattle area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 1.4 percent for the two months ending in August 2020.

Sep
11

Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.3 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today

Washington Economy at a Glance:

Washington
Data Series Back
Data
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020
Aug
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,890.7 3,963.3 3,945.5 3,893.2 3,961.1 (p)3,955.1

Employment(1)

3,692.1 3,318.2 3,351.6 3,503.4 3,557.4 (p)3,617.4

Unemployment(1)

198.6 645.1 593.9 389.8 403.7 (p)337.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.1 16.3 15.1 10.0 10.2 (p)8.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,495.4 2,966.8 3,057.3 3,165.5 3,227.9 (p)3,274.2

12-month % change

1.4 -14.2 -11.7 -8.8 -7.2 (p)-6.0

Mining and Logging(3)

5.6 5.0 5.1 5.2 4.9 (p)5.0

12-month % change

-6.7 -18.0 -15.0 -11.9 -16.9 (p)-12.3

Construction(3)

228.8 148.3 194.8 210.2 211.1 (p)212.8

12-month % change

5.2 -32.3 -11.4 -4.7 -4.5 (p)-3.9

Manufacturing(3)

291.5 262.5 270.6 271.0 271.5 (p)268.1

12-month % change

-0.7 -10.6 -7.9 -7.9 -7.7 (p)-9.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

653.3 589.7 596.6 620.3 628.7 (p)638.0

12-month % change

2.1 -8.1 -7.1 -3.4 -2.3 (p)-0.9

Information(3)

149.4 146.1 143.7 141.0 139.0 (p)140.0

12-month % change

5.1 2.8 0.3 -2.2 -4.2 (p)-4.2

Financial Activities(3)

159.0 150.9 152.5 155.7 159.0 (p)159.9

12-month % change

-0.1 -5.6 -4.8 -3.0 -1.4 (p)-0.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

446.6 414.3 418.7 424.7 430.3 (p)437.3

12-month % change

3.9 -4.3 -3.3 -2.2 -1.5 (p)-0.1

Education & Health Services(3)

505.6 432.3 445.2 466.9 478.1 (p)480.4

12-month % change

1.2 -13.7 -11.3 -7.1 -5.2 (p)-5.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

337.3 159.2 188.8 221.7 242.6 (p)247.4

12-month % change

-2.5 -54.2 -45.7 -36.3 -30.5 (p)-29.2

Other Services(3)

126.1 94.8 98.1 104.3 108.4 (p)108.7

12-month % change

-1.5 -26.2 -23.6 -18.8 -15.4 (p)-15.1

Government(3)

592.2 563.7 543.2 544.5 554.3 (p)576.6

12-month % change

1.3 -3.6 -7.2 -7.7 -5.9 (p)-2.5

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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Portland, OR-WA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2020
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
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Occupational Employment and Wages in Longview — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mount Vernon-Anacortes — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Olympia-Tumwater — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Spokane-Spokane Valley — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Tacoma-Lakewood — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wenatchee — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Yakima — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Union Members in Washington — 2019 Employment News Release Feb 2020
County Employment and Wages in Washington – Third Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
Women’s Earnings in Washington – 2018 Pay News Release Jan 2020
Consumer Expenditures for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Area: 2017–18 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Washington – 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
Unemployment in the Seattle Area by County - June 2016 Unemployment News Release Aug 2016
Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2020
Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue – August 2020 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — August 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2020
CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2019
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2019
CPI Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average - August 2020 Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2020
Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – June 2020 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2020
Fatal Work Injuries in Washington – 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Walla Walla — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Washington – 2018 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Mar 2020
2018 CPI Geographic Revision Fact Sheet Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2018
Consumer Price Index Data Tables - Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index Data Tables Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Washington – First Quarter 2019 Employment News Release Dec 2019