Washington



News Releases:

Feb
02

Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – December 2015

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 1.9 percent in the Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, Wash. metropolitan area for the year ended December 2015.

Jan
27

Fatal Work Injuries in Washington – 2014

Fatal work injuries totaled 86 in 2014 for Washington, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
22

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, December 2015

Gasoline prices averaged $2.348 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area in December 2015, 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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3,537.4 3,531.2 3,525.7 3,523.8 3,529.5 (P) 3,541.3

Employment (1)

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3,349.0 3,345.4 3,341.6 3,340.2 3,343.9 (P) 3,348.1

Unemployment (1)

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188.4 185.8 184.2 183.6 185.7 (P) 193.2

Unemployment Rate (2)

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5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.3 (P) 5.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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3,187.4 3,192.6 3,191.2 3,192.9 3,203.3 (P) 3,210.5

12-month % change

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3.5 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.9 (P) 2.8

Mining and Logging (3)

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5.8 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.7 (P) 5.7

12-month % change

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-4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -6.6 -8.1 (P) -8.1

Construction (3)

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175.2 173.9 172.9 173.7 177.0 (P) 177.6

12-month % change

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9.8 8.4 6.9 6.3 6.5 (P) 5.9

Manufacturing (3)

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293.3 292.2 292.6 290.5 290.4 (P) 291.0

12-month % change

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1.2 1.1 1.4 0.2 0.0 (P) 0.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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590.4 591.5 593.2 594.3 595.6 (P) 597.9

12-month % change

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3.5 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.9 (P) 3.2

Information (3)

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111.7 112.3 112.0 113.1 112.9 (P) 114.2

12-month % change

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1.4 1.5 0.9 2.6 2.3 (P) 3.5

Financial Activities (3)

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160.7 158.3 158.0 157.5 157.3 (P) 158.4

12-month % change

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5.0 3.1 2.9 1.4 1.0 (P) 1.2

Professional & Business Services (3)

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391.6 393.8 391.3 392.1 396.2 (P) 394.7

12-month % change

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4.6 4.9 3.8 4.1 4.8 (P) 4.0

Education & Health Services (3)

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469.8 471.1 471.3 474.0 472.7 (P) 473.8

12-month % change

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3.4 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.0 (P) 3.0

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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305.6 305.8 305.7 309.5 312.5 (P) 311.8

12-month % change

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3.0 2.7 2.8 4.3 5.1 (P) 4.8

Other Services (3)

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118.0 118.7 119.3 120.4 118.7 (P) 119.5

12-month % change

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3.4 3.9 4.4 3.6 1.4 (P) 2.1

Government (3)

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565.3 569.2 569.1 562.1 564.3 (P) 565.9

12-month % change

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2.4 2.7 2.3 1.1 1.8 (P) 1.6

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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Union Membership in Washington – 2014 Employment News Release Mar 2015
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