District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

733.6 738.4 741.5 746.8 746.8 742.1 754.7 740.3 747.9 751.3 750.8 748.6 745.2

2014

740.5 742.2 744.8 749.3 746.5 (P) 752.2              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

13.5 13.6 13.7 13.5 13.9 14.1 14.6 14.7 14.1 13.8 13.6 13.3 13.9

2014

13.0 13.1 13.3 13.8 14.0 (P) 14.3              

Manufacturing

 

2013

1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.0

2014

0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 (P) 0.8              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

28.5 28.6 28.6 28.7 28.7 28.8 28.6 28.8 29.0 29.2 29.8 30.9 29.0

2014

29.9 30.0 30.0 30.4 30.3 (P) 31.3              

Information

 

2013

17.1 17.2 17.2 16.9 17.0 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.1 17.0 17.1 17.0 17.1

2014

16.9 17.0 17.0 17.0 16.9 (P) 17.1              

Financial Activities

 

2013

28.2 28.4 28.6 28.6 28.4 28.7 28.7 28.8 28.8 28.8 29.0 28.9 28.7

2014

28.6 28.5 28.6 28.6 28.8 (P) 29.0              

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

153.3 154.6 154.9 155.6 155.5 156.8 157.2 156.7 155.0 155.5 156.2 156.4 155.6

2014

154.7 154.9 155.4 156.4 157.2 (P) 160.4              

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

120.5 122.3 122.7 125.2 124.4 116.6 118.8 118.2 126.2 129.4 129.6 128.0 123.5

2014

126.9 129.4 129.8 130.1 124.3 (P) 122.9              

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

63.1 64.6 66.3 69.2 69.6 69.4 68.8 68.1 68.7 69.1 68.5 67.3 67.7

2014

65.5 65.6 67.5 69.9 71.5 (P) 71.8              

Other Services

 

2013

68.2 68.5 68.6 68.9 69.2 70.0 69.9 69.2 69.2 69.5 69.0 68.9 69.1

2014

68.7 68.1 67.6 67.8 68.2 (P) 69.1              

Government

 

2013

240.2 239.6 239.9 239.2 239.1 239.5 249.8 237.4 238.8 238.1 237.1 237.1 239.7

2014

235.5 234.8 234.8 234.5 234.4 (P) 235.5              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

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

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 372,717 (1) 373,586 (1) 371,289 (1) 369,929 (1) 371,335 (1) 375,377 (1) 377,737 (1) 367,166 (1) 368,260 (1) 366,990 (1) 365,860 (1) 365,540 (1) 370,482

2014

367,494 371,883 367,603 364,865 368,958 (P) 376,399              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 337,850 (1) 341,098 (1) 340,227 (1) 340,591 (1) 340,806 (1) 341,882 (1) 344,272 (1) 336,839 (1) 338,386 (1) 334,138 (1) 339,926 (1) 340,486 (1) 339,708

2014

339,962 341,605 339,524 339,081 344,057 (P) 347,775              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 34,867 (1) 32,488 (1) 31,062 (1) 29,338 (1) 30,529 (1) 33,495 (1) 33,465 (1) 30,327 (1) 29,874 (1) 32,852 (1) 25,934 (1) 25,054 (1) 30,774

2014

27,532 30,278 28,079 25,784 24,901 (P) 28,624              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 9.4 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.4 (1) 7.9 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.1 (1) 9.0 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.9 (1) 8.3

2014

7.5 8.1 7.6 7.1 6.7 (P) 7.6              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(P) Preliminary