Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV: 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

3,031.1 3,043.8 3,059.2 3,078.6 3,090.3 3,095.1 3,088.0 3,073.9 3,080.4 3,093.3 3,107.9 3,106.6 3,079.0

2014

3,051.5 3,049.0 3,064.1 3,085.5 3,095.8 3,121.4 (P) 3,107.8            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

140.1 140.0 141.6 144.4 146.7 148.8 150.0 150.8 149.2 146.8 147.4 145.7 146.0

2014

143.7 142.0 142.7 145.4 144.2 150.7 (P) 150.7            

Manufacturing

 

2013

48.3 48.2 48.2 48.4 48.5 48.7 48.6 48.4 47.9 46.9 46.6 45.8 47.9

2014

45.8 45.6 45.6 45.9 45.9 46.0 (P) 46.0            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

384.9 379.5 381.2 383.7 386.5 389.1 389.1 389.3 387.5 392.8 402.7 408.7 389.6

2014

391.8 385.9 386.2 392.4 392.4 396.5 (P) 398.0            

Information

 

2013

76.0 77.5 77.4 76.0 76.5 76.5 76.7 77.6 75.6 75.4 75.1 75.4 76.3

2014

75.0 75.1 74.9 74.0 73.7 74.1 (P) 74.2            

Financial Activities

 

2013

148.9 149.3 149.9 150.2 150.6 152.1 152.3 152.1 151.1 152.0 152.3 152.8 151.1

2014

151.6 151.8 152.0 152.7 154.1 155.1 (P) 156.1            

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

701.5 705.3 707.6 710.5 708.5 711.2 712.1 713.3 703.5 702.5 703.8 702.2 706.8

2014

691.5 691.1 695.8 702.1 704.8 712.8 (P) 712.6            

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

388.0 391.8 393.3 395.9 392.8 383.1 386.4 385.9 396.7 402.7 403.7 402.4 393.6

2014

398.6 401.0 401.3 401.2 395.9 391.8 (P) 391.8            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

273.2 274.5 279.9 288.1 296.1 304.6 304.5 302.7 294.2 293.8 294.1 290.9 291.4

2014

284.7 282.2 288.1 294.1 304.3 314.1 (P) 311.7            

Other Services

 

2013

187.2 187.2 187.5 188.8 189.5 190.7 191.0 190.2 189.5 189.6 190.1 190.0 189.3

2014

190.4 188.3 188.5 189.1 189.8 192.8 (P) 193.5            

Government

 

2013

683.0 690.5 692.6 692.6 694.6 690.3 677.3 663.6 685.2 690.8 692.1 692.7 687.1

2014

678.4 686.0 689.0 688.6 690.7 687.5 (P) 673.2            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 3,203,803 (1) 3,200,122 (1) 3,205,493 (1) 3,205,467 (1) 3,226,713 (1) 3,248,979 (1) 3,268,658 (1) 3,213,894 (1) 3,210,398 (1) 3,202,738 (1) 3,197,355 (1) 3,184,340 (1) 3,213,997

2014

3,207,774 3,218,780 3,228,497 3,217,032 3,240,428 (P) 3,257,193              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 3,014,172 (1) 3,017,667 (1) 3,032,332 (1) 3,041,675 (1) 3,049,103 (1) 3,055,190 (1) 3,082,841 (1) 3,038,614 (1) 3,039,608 (1) 3,021,481 (1) 3,041,207 (1) 3,036,292 (1) 3,039,182

2014

3,047,022 3,055,887 3,066,664 3,071,270 3,079,246 (P) 3,084,505              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 189,631 (1) 182,455 (1) 173,161 (1) 163,792 (1) 177,610 (1) 193,789 (1) 185,817 (1) 175,280 (1) 170,790 (1) 181,257 (1) 156,148 (1) 148,048 (1) 174,815

2014

160,752 162,893 161,833 145,762 161,182 (P) 172,688              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 5.9 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.5 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.7 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.6 (1) 5.4

2014

5.0 5.1 5.0 4.5 5.0 (P) 5.3              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary

The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes the District of Columbia; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.