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Washington



News Releases:

Jan
17

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue – December 2019

Gasoline prices averaged $3.079 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area in December 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
14

Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — December 2019

Prices in the Seattle area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.3 percent for the two months ending in December 2019.

Jan
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — December 2019

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, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Washington Economy at a Glance:

Washington
Data Series Back
Data
July
2019
Aug
2019
Sept
2019
Oct
2019
Nov
2019
Dec
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,884.7 3,895.8 3,907.1 3,922.1 3,940.1 (p)3,956.8

Employment(1)

3,705.4 3,716.1 3,728.1 3,743.9 3,765.2 (p)3,787.8

Unemployment(1)

179.2 179.7 179.0 178.2 174.9 (p)169.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.4 (p)4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,502.1 3,510.9 3,505.5 3,504.7 3,517.5 (p)3,528.4

12-month % change

2.8 2.8 2.6 2.3 2.5 (p)2.4

Mining and Logging(3)

6.4 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.3 (p)6.2

12-month % change

1.6 0.0 0.0 -1.6 0.0 (p)-1.6

Construction(3)

223.0 223.1 222.9 224.4 226.7 (p)227.9

12-month % change

4.5 4.0 3.7 2.9 3.7 (p)3.2

Manufacturing(3)

298.7 298.6 299.7 297.6 299.3 (p)300.4

12-month % change

4.0 3.9 3.9 2.5 2.2 (p)1.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

645.6 645.9 648.3 649.2 648.6 (p)651.3

12-month % change

1.3 1.2 1.5 1.6 1.3 (p)1.5

Information(3)

142.0 143.0 143.9 144.6 145.5 (p)145.9

12-month % change

5.5 5.9 5.9 5.0 6.0 (p)5.6

Financial Activities(3)

164.5 164.9 165.8 167.3 167.3 (p)166.7

12-month % change

4.2 4.4 4.9 5.0 4.8 (p)4.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

438.9 439.7 438.8 439.1 441.1 (p)443.7

12-month % change

3.0 2.5 2.4 3.0 3.5 (p)3.7

Education & Health Services(3)

512.4 516.1 515.1 514.7 517.5 (p)518.1

12-month % change

4.2 4.7 4.4 3.7 3.9 (p)3.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

353.5 353.0 352.5 352.9 355.6 (p)355.9

12-month % change

3.1 2.6 2.9 2.3 2.7 (p)2.3

Other Services(3)

127.5 126.4 124.9 123.4 124.5 (p)126.1

12-month % change

4.3 3.4 2.0 0.1 1.1 (p)1.4

Government(3)

589.6 593.9 587.3 585.3 585.1 (p)586.2

12-month % change

0.3 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.6 (p)0.6

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

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