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Washington



News Releases:

Sep
15

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue – August 2021

Gasoline prices averaged $4.077 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area in August 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — August 2021

Prices in the Seattle area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 1.1 percent for the two months ending in August 2021.

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2021

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), crept up 0.2 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Washington Economy at a Glance:

Washington
Data Series Back
Data
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,850.7 3,861.2 3,873.5 3,887.1 3,906.3 (p)3,923.0

Employment(1)

3,639.9 3,651.8 3,670.3 3,685.5 3,707.1 (p)3,724.1

Unemployment(1)

210.8 209.4 203.2 201.6 199.2 (p)198.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.5 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.1 (p)5.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,328.5 3,341.7 3,350.8 3,376.4 3,400.7 (p)3,417.5

12-month % change

-4.8 7.8 8.2 6.2 5.9 (p)5.3

Mining and Logging(3)

5.5 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.3 (p)5.3

12-month % change

-3.5 3.8 -1.8 -1.8 -1.9 (p)-3.6

Construction(3)

226.2 226.8 223.6 224.8 225.8 (p)224.2

12-month % change

1.3 22.8 10.7 7.7 6.6 (p)4.8

Manufacturing(3)

262.0 261.2 260.7 259.8 260.8 (p)262.8

12-month % change

-9.7 -3.4 -2.7 -4.2 -2.1 (p)-0.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

650.2 648.7 648.5 653.1 653.6 (p)653.2

12-month % change

-0.2 10.2 9.8 6.5 5.1 (p)4.0

Information(3)

154.8 154.5 155.0 155.6 155.7 (p)155.8

12-month % change

3.2 4.8 4.7 5.7 6.1 (p)5.6

Financial Activities(3)

158.5 159.1 160.0 160.1 161.5 (p)161.6

12-month % change

-2.6 1.9 3.0 3.0 3.7 (p)3.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

434.9 432.1 435.8 440.4 442.2 (p)445.6

12-month % change

-1.8 5.4 6.5 6.6 6.9 (p)7.4

Education & Health Services(3)

508.1 510.1 511.8 519.0 521.8 (p)522.0

12-month % change

0.3 10.5 10.3 8.1 7.5 (p)7.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

262.4 271.6 278.4 284.0 293.6 (p)302.1

12-month % change

-22.7 31.2 33.1 24.1 23.8 (p)24.9

Other Services(3)

118.0 118.7 118.1 117.7 118.8 (p)119.5

12-month % change

-10.7 8.9 10.0 4.8 4.5 (p)3.9

Government(3)

547.9 553.4 553.5 556.5 561.6 (p)565.4

12-month % change

-7.6 -1.3 2.6 2.2 1.4 (p)-1.3

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 2021
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2021
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Occupational Employment and Wages in Longview — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mount Vernon-Anacortes — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Olympia-Tumwater — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Spokane-Spokane Valley — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Tacoma-Lakewood — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wenatchee — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Yakima — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Union Members in Washington — 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
County Employment and Wages in Washington – Third Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
Women’s Earnings in Washington – 2019 Pay News Release Feb 2021
Consumer Expenditures for the Seattle Area: 2018–19 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Washington – 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
Unemployment in the Seattle Area by County - June 2016 Unemployment News Release Aug 2016
Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2021
Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue – August 2021 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2021
Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — August 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2021
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 2021 Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2021
Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – June 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Fatal Work Injuries in Washington – 2019 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Walla Walla — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Washington – 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2021
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
Business Employment Dynamics in Washington – First Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Nov 2020