District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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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

 

2013

742.5 744.0 744.1 746.2 745.1 744.3 745.7 742.5 751.8 748.4 747.8 747.4

2014

747.0 745.7 745.3 747.6 749.7 753.3 754.0 (P) 749.8        

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

13.9 13.9 13.9 13.7 13.8 14.0 14.2 14.1 14.0 13.7 13.6 13.7

2014

13.4 13.2 13.4 13.9 14.0 14.2 14.0 (P) 13.9        

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

 

2013

28.7 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8 29.1 29.1 29.2 29.7 30.3

2014

30.1 30.3 30.1 30.5 30.4 31.2 31.3 (P) 31.0        

Information

 

2013

17.3 17.3 17.2 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.2 17.2 17.1 17.0 17.0 17.0

2014

17.1 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.2 17.0 16.9 (P) 17.0        

Financial Activities

 

2013

28.4 28.5 28.6 28.6 28.5 28.6 28.7 28.7 28.8 28.7 28.9 28.7

2014

28.9 28.7 29.0 28.7 28.9 28.8 28.9 (P) 28.7        

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

155.3 155.7 155.6 155.7 155.6 155.6 155.7 156.0 156.2 155.2 156.1 155.7

2014

155.9 156.4 156.1 156.7 157.3 158.9 159.7 (P) 158.2        

Education and Health Services

 

2013

119.7 120.6 121.1 122.6 122.5 121.9 124.0 125.0 125.9 126.6 125.8 126.2

2014

126.9 125.2 125.8 125.6 126.9 128.9 128.4 (P) 128.6        

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

66.7 66.8 67.0 67.4 67.4 67.6 67.8 68.0 68.2 68.2 68.0 67.8

2014

66.9 68.1 68.4 69.6 70.1 69.3 70.3 (P) 70.0        

Other Services

 

2013

68.9 68.8 68.7 69.1 69.3 69.3 69.0 69.4 69.6 69.2 68.9 68.7

2014

69.8 68.6 67.6 67.9 68.4 69.2 68.9 (P) 69.6        

Government

 

2013

242.6 242.6 242.2 242.2 241.1 240.4 239.3 234.0 241.9 239.7 238.9 238.5

2014

237.2 237.4 237.1 236.9 235.6 235.0 234.8 (P) 231.9        

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

 

2013

(1) 374,224 (1) 374,116 (1) 373,576 (1) 372,829 (1) 371,689 (1) 370,193 (1) 368,863 (1) 367,955 (1) 367,613 (1) 367,410 (1) 367,687 (1) 368,127

2014

369,529 370,823 370,625 369,596 370,201 370,838 371,204 (P) 370,541        

Employment

 

2013

(1) 341,984 (1) 342,062 (1) 341,755 (1) 341,237 (1) 340,252 (1) 338,872 (1) 337,748 (1) 337,281 (1) 337,597 (1) 338,125 (1) 339,115 (1) 340,191

2014

342,302 343,396 342,778 341,811 342,423 343,556 343,723 (P) 342,200        

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 32,240 (1) 32,054 (1) 31,821 (1) 31,592 (1) 31,437 (1) 31,321 (1) 31,115 (1) 30,674 (1) 30,016 (1) 29,285 (1) 28,572 (1) 27,936

2014

27,227 27,427 27,847 27,785 27,778 27,282 27,481 (P) 28,341        

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.6 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.8 (1) 7.6

2014

7.4 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.4 (P) 7.6        

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