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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

795.2 794.9 796.7 795.4 795.6 799.3 801.3 (p)802.1        

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 15.7 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 33.2 33.6 (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 20.1 20.2 (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 30.0 30.0 (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

170.7 169.7 169.0 167.3 167.6 169.4 169.6 (p)171.8        

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

130.7 131.3 131.5 131.9 131.7 132.9 133.4 (p)132.4        

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 81.3 81.8 (p)82.8        

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 77.3 78.1 (p)78.0        

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

237.7 238.2 238.4 238.3 238.0 238.0 237.5 (p)237.1        

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

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

2019

404,021 404,742 406,051 407,824 409,829 411,191 412,091 (p)411,954        

Employment

2018

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

2019

382,041 382,337 383,332 384,821 386,638 388,065 389,100 (p)389,405        

Unemployment

2018

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

2019

21,980 22,405 22,719 23,003 23,191 23,126 22,991 (p)22,549        

Unemployment Rate

2018

5.8 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.4

2019

5.4 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.6 (p)5.5        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary