District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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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

2018

789.8 791.0 792.2 792.3 792.2 793.9 792.3 792.7 792.9 793.9 792.8 793.1

2019

795.2 794.9 796.7 795.4 795.6 (p)798.7            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2018

15.7 15.9 16.0 16.0 15.8 15.7 15.4 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.5 15.5

2019

15.6 15.5 15.5 15.6 15.7 (p)15.7            

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

2018

33.3 33.4 33.4 33.2 33.2 33.2 33.4 33.2 33.2 33.8 33.4 33.3

2019

32.9 32.7 32.9 33.1 33.2 (p)33.0            

Information

2018

18.6 18.8 18.8 18.9 19.1 19.4 19.5 19.2 19.5 19.7 19.7 19.9

2019

19.9 19.9 20.0 20.2 20.1 (p)20.1            

Financial Activities

2018

29.7 29.6 29.7 29.7 29.8 30.0 29.9 29.8 29.9 29.5 29.6 29.6

2019

29.5 29.4 29.7 29.8 29.9 (p)29.9            

Professional & Business Services

2018

167.2 167.3 167.4 167.2 167.4 167.8 167.5 167.7 168.2 168.4 167.6 168.8

2019

170.7 169.7 169.0 167.3 167.6 (p)169.4            

Education and Health Services

2018

129.6 130.1 130.6 131.4 131.3 131.0 130.6 131.5 131.6 130.6 131.1 130.9

2019

130.7 131.3 131.5 131.9 131.7 (p)133.0            

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

79.2 79.4 79.9 79.2 79.2 80.3 80.1 79.2 79.8 80.3 80.5 80.1

2019

80.7 80.7 82.3 81.2 81.3 (p)81.2            

Other Services

2018

76.1 76.2 76.3 76.4 76.4 76.6 76.4 76.2 76.1 76.5 76.4 76.0

2019

76.2 76.2 76.1 76.6 76.7 (p)76.9            

Government

2018

239.1 239.0 238.8 239.0 238.7 238.5 238.1 239.2 237.9 238.3 237.7 237.7

2019

237.7 238.2 238.4 238.3 238.0 (p)238.1            

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

2018

(1)404,462 (1)405,295 (1)405,936 (1)406,170 (1)405,924 (1)405,301 (1)404,516 (1)403,782 (1)403,368 (1)403,252 (1)403,393 (1)403,518

2019

404,021 404,742 406,051 407,824 409,829 (p)411,205            

Employment

2018

(1)381,102 (1)381,939 (1)382,580 (1)382,882 (1)382,829 (1)382,519 (1)382,136 (1)381,795 (1)381,674 (1)381,720 (1)381,835 (1)381,907

2019

382,041 382,337 383,332 384,821 386,638 (p)388,072            

Unemployment

2018

(1)23,360 (1)23,356 (1)23,356 (1)23,288 (1)23,095 (1)22,782 (1)22,380 (1)21,987 (1)21,694 (1)21,532 (1)21,558 (1)21,611

2019

21,980 22,405 22,719 23,003 23,191 (p)23,133            

Unemployment Rate

2018

(1)5.8 (1)5.8 (1)5.8 (1)5.7 (1)5.7 (1)5.6 (1)5.5 (1)5.4 (1)5.4 (1)5.3 (1)5.3 (1)5.4

2019

5.4 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7 (p)5.6            

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