Washington



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Aug
18

Unemployment in the Seattle Area by County - June 2016

In June, King County had the lowest unemployment rate in the Seattle-Tacoma, Wash. Combined Statistical Area at 4.3 percent, followed by Snohomish County at 4.7 percent.

Aug
17

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton – July 2016

Gasoline prices averaged $2.561 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area in July 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Aug
16

Consumer Price Index, West Region — July 2016

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), inched up 0.1 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today

Washington Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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3,605.7 3,618.4 3,628.4 3,628.1 3,624.2 (P) 3,624.0

Employment (1)

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3,397.0 3,410.2 3,417.2 3,418.6 3,415.5 (P) 3,413.6

Unemployment (1)

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208.7 208.2 211.3 209.5 208.7 (P) 210.4

Unemployment Rate (2)

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5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 (P) 5.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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3,222.7 3,230.5 3,237.4 3,246.4 3,247.3 (P) 3,249.9

12-month % change

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3.2 3.1 3.2 3.2 2.9 (P) 3.0

Mining and Logging (3)

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5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 (P) 5.9

12-month % change

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-10.8 -9.4 -9.4 -9.4 -7.9 (P) -6.3

Construction (3)

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182.0 182.8 182.8 184.6 186.7 (P) 185.0

12-month % change

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6.2 6.2 5.6 6.4 7.4 (P) 6.6

Manufacturing (3)

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288.1 288.6 288.0 287.9 288.7 (P) 286.6

12-month % change

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-0.8 -0.9 -1.0 -1.1 -1.0 (P) -1.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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606.1 609.6 611.5 612.2 612.9 (P) 613.2

12-month % change

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4.0 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.0 (P) 3.9

Information (3)

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119.1 120.1 120.7 120.8 121.6 (P) 122.2

12-month % change

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6.6 7.0 7.0 6.7 6.9 (P) 6.7

Financial Activities (3)

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150.6 151.7 150.9 152.2 153.6 (P) 154.0

12-month % change

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2.7 3.5 2.9 3.3 4.3 (P) 4.3

Professional & Business Services (3)

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398.5 399.5 402.3 402.7 404.4 (P) 403.1

12-month % change

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4.3 4.1 4.7 4.3 4.3 (P) 3.7

Education & Health Services (3)

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466.2 464.9 465.9 467.6 465.7 (P) 467.4

12-month % change

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2.4 2.1 1.9 2.3 1.5 (P) 2.8

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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319.7 318.7 319.7 317.7 315.1 (P) 316.5

12-month % change

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4.9 4.6 4.8 3.4 2.0 (P) 2.2

Other Services (3)

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118.6 119.0 119.6 120.9 121.3 (P) 120.9

12-month % change

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3.3 3.4 3.7 4.8 4.7 (P) 4.6

Government (3)

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568.0 569.8 570.2 574.0 571.5 (P) 575.1

12-month % change

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1.9 2.0 1.9 2.4 1.8 (P) 2.1

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
Economic Summary Aug 2016
Seattle Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2016
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2016
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2016
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lewiston — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bellingham — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bremerton-Silverdale — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Kennewick-Richland — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Longview — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mount Vernon-Anacortes — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Olympia-Tumwater — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Spokane-Spokane Valley — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Tacoma-Lakewood — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wenatchee — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Yakima — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Union Members in Washington — 2015 Employment News Release Mar 2016
County Employment and Wages in Washington – Third Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Women’s Earnings in Washington – 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Area: 2013–14 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Washington – 2015 Unemployment News Release Apr 2016
Unemployment in the Seattle Area by County - June 2016 Unemployment News Release Aug 2016
Consumer Price Index, West Region — July 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2016
Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton – July 2016 Average energy prices News Release Aug 2016
Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — June 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2016
CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2016
CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2016
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2016
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2016
CPI Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average - July 2016 Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2016
Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – June 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Fatal Work Injuries in Washington – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Walla Walla — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016