District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

764.6 764.3 764.6 765.6 767.0 766.9 766.9 765.7 767.1 768.0 768.4 768.1

2016

775.2 775.0 773.8 (P) 777.4                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

14.1 14.0 14.0 14.3 14.4 14.4 14.3 14.4 14.4 14.3 14.3 14.5

2016

14.7 14.5 14.5 (P) 14.4                

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

 

2015

31.6 31.6 31.6 31.6 31.6 31.9 32.4 32.4 32.7 33.0 33.1 33.3

2016

33.4 33.6 33.1 (P) 33.6                

Information

 

2015

16.8 16.8 16.7 17.1 17.2 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.0 17.1 17.0

2016

17.0 17.0 17.0 (P) 16.9                

Financial Activities

 

2015

30.3 30.4 30.4 30.1 30.2 30.2 30.4 30.3 30.2 30.2 30.1 30.4

2016

30.7 30.4 30.8 (P) 30.7                

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

160.3 160.5 160.5 161.3 161.9 162.1 161.4 161.8 162.0 162.8 162.4 161.4

2016

162.4 162.9 162.2 (P) 163.5                

Education and Health Services

 

2015

128.6 128.9 129.0 129.1 128.9 128.3 127.9 127.0 126.8 127.2 127.6 126.9

2016

129.0 128.6 129.4 (P) 131.1                

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

73.7 72.8 72.6 72.1 72.5 72.8 72.6 73.4 72.8 72.8 73.3 74.2

2016

75.7 75.8 75.1 (P) 75.2                

Other Services

 

2015

70.9 70.9 71.0 71.1 71.1 71.2 71.2 70.9 71.0 70.8 70.5 70.6

2016

71.2 70.3 70.8 (P) 70.7                

Government

 

2015

237.3 237.4 237.7 237.8 238.1 237.8 238.5 237.3 238.9 238.8 238.9 238.7

2016

239.9 240.7 239.7 (P) 240.1                

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

 

2015

(1) 385,194 (1) 385,706 (1) 386,263 (1) 386,873 (1) 387,485 (1) 388,096 (1) 388,699 (1) 389,252 (1) 389,712 (1) 390,102 (1) 390,434 (1) 390,661

2016

391,787 392,789 394,238 (P) 396,599                

Employment

 

2015

(1) 356,532 (1) 357,422 (1) 358,397 (1) 359,436 (1) 360,460 (1) 361,435 (1) 362,332 (1) 363,114 (1) 363,754 (1) 364,279 (1) 364,703 (1) 364,977

2016

366,350 367,082 368,544 (P) 371,333                

Unemployment

 

2015

(1) 28,662 (1) 28,284 (1) 27,866 (1) 27,437 (1) 27,025 (1) 26,661 (1) 26,367 (1) 26,138 (1) 25,958 (1) 25,823 (1) 25,731 (1) 25,684

2016

25,437 25,707 25,694 (P) 25,266                

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(1) 7.4 (1) 7.3 (1) 7.2 (1) 7.1 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.9 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.6

2016

6.5 6.5 6.5 (P) 6.4                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary