Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD: 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
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Md. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

563.0 562.6 566.3 570.9 574.7 577.8 574.2 573.9 573.0 574.1 574.9 576.4 571.8

2014

566.3 564.9 568.2 572.7 575.4 581.3 (P) 575.2            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

31.4 31.2 31.5 32.3 32.8 33.2 33.4 33.4 33.2 32.8 32.0 31.9 32.4

2014

30.3 28.1 28.5 28.6 28.6 29.0 (P) 29.9            

Manufacturing

 

2013

16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.2 16.2 16.1 16.0 15.8 15.8 15.7 16.0

2014

15.6 15.6 15.6 15.7 15.6 15.7 (P) 15.8            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

75.0 73.8 74.3 75.0 75.7 76.1 76.8 76.9 76.5 77.2 78.8 80.6 76.4

2014

76.6 76.0 76.8 77.3 77.3 78.9 (P) 79.0            

Information

 

2013

14.3 14.3 14.4 14.2 14.3 14.2 14.2 14.1 14.0 13.9 13.9 13.8 14.1

2014

13.5 13.5 13.5 13.3 13.2 13.3 (P) 13.3            

Financial Activities

 

2013

39.2 39.3 39.4 39.4 39.7 40.0 40.0 39.9 39.6 39.8 39.7 40.1 39.7

2014

39.3 39.4 39.5 39.6 39.9 40.4 (P) 40.5            

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

122.5 122.5 123.8 124.0 123.9 124.2 124.2 124.0 122.9 123.5 123.4 122.2 123.4

2014

121.3 121.9 122.8 125.2 124.5 126.1 (P) 123.9            

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

80.9 81.4 81.7 82.0 82.0 81.9 81.3 80.5 81.4 81.2 81.8 82.1 81.5

2014

81.7 81.4 81.6 82.0 82.5 83.6 (P) 83.2            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

48.4 48.5 49.2 51.1 52.7 55.4 55.0 54.3 51.7 51.6 51.0 51.3 51.7

2014

50.4 50.5 50.8 51.6 53.6 54.8 (P) 53.9            

Other Services

 

2013

30.1 30.0 30.1 30.3 30.4 30.4 30.8 30.7 30.6 30.4 30.5 30.5 30.4

2014

30.2 30.2 30.3 30.5 30.7 31.0 (P) 31.0            

Government

 

2013

105.1 105.5 105.8 106.5 107.1 106.2 102.3 104.0 107.1 107.9 108.0 108.2 106.1

2014

107.4 108.3 108.8 108.9 109.5 108.5 (P) 104.7            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Md. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 664,951 (1) 661,318 (1) 662,161 (1) 662,368 (1) 666,427 (1) 673,098 (1) 677,187 (1) 666,929 (1) 664,320 (1) 659,578 (1) 657,664 (1) 653,293 (1) 664,107

2014

659,334 654,612 656,909 653,666 657,916 (P) 663,029              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 627,643 (1) 625,276 (1) 627,575 (1) 629,698 (1) 630,337 (1) 633,570 (1) 640,773 (1) 632,548 (1) 630,944 (1) 625,104 (1) 627,348 (1) 625,397 (1) 629,684

2014

629,042 624,842 627,059 626,670 627,825 (P) 629,354              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 37,308 (1) 36,042 (1) 34,586 (1) 32,670 (1) 36,090 (1) 39,528 (1) 36,414 (1) 34,381 (1) 33,376 (1) 34,474 (1) 30,316 (1) 27,896 (1) 34,423

2014

30,292 29,770 29,850 26,996 30,091 (P) 33,675              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 5.6 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.2 (1) 4.9 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.0 (1) 5.2 (1) 4.6 (1) 4.3 (1) 5.2

2014

4.6 4.5 4.5 4.1 4.6 (P) 5.1              

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

The Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Md. Metropolitan Division (MD) includes Frederick and Montgomery Counties in Maryland.