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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

2021

727.3 726.6 728.9 730.4 734.8 739.1 743.9 746.2 748.9 759.1 760.1 762.2

2022

761.7 762.9 763.7 765.9 764.9 (p)764.6            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

15.0 15.2 15.1 15.0 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.8 14.8 15.1 15.3 15.5

2022

15.3 15.2 15.2 15.3 15.4 (p)15.5            

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

2021

28.5 28.7 28.8 28.9 28.9 29.0 29.2 29.2 29.2 30.0 30.3 30.2

2022

30.3 30.7 30.1 30.1 29.9 (p)30.3            

Information

2021

19.6 19.3 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.6 19.7 19.6 19.8 19.7 19.7

2022

19.7 19.6 19.5 19.3 19.2 (p)19.3            

Financial Activities

2021

28.3 28.2 28.2 28.1 28.2 28.1 28.1 28.2 28.2 28.2 27.7 27.5

2022

27.4 27.7 27.5 27.4 27.3 (p)27.0            

Professional & Business Services

2021

163.6 163.3 164.2 164.5 165.5 165.9 166.8 167.2 168.0 172.1 172.7 172.7

2022

172.7 173.2 174.2 174.1 172.6 (p)173.6            

Education and Health Services

2021

121.0 120.4 120.0 119.6 119.2 119.5 119.9 119.9 119.7 121.2 120.2 120.6

2022

119.7 120.7 121.3 122.3 122.9 (p)122.2            

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

37.7 38.9 40.3 41.5 44.6 48.4 52.1 53.8 55.2 59.1 61.0 62.3

2022

62.5 62.0 62.7 64.7 66.3 (p)67.2            

Other Services

2021

71.4 71.0 71.1 71.4 71.6 71.3 71.1 71.2 71.5 71.0 70.8 71.4

2022

72.4 72.3 72.3 72.9 72.9 (p)73.0            

Government

2021

241.2 240.6 240.8 240.9 241.3 241.3 241.1 241.1 241.6 241.5 241.3 241.1

2022

240.6 240.4 239.8 238.7 237.3 (p)235.4            

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

2021

(r)377,559 (r)376,087 (r)376,646 (r)378,292 (r)380,511 (r)383,400 (r)384,615 (r)385,724 (r)385,061 (r)385,285 (r)384,477 (r)384,289

2022

385,288 384,825 385,347 385,597 386,366 (p)386,315            

Employment

2021

(r)351,348 (r)351,076 (r)351,633 (r)352,631 (r)354,110 (r)355,729 (r)357,444 (r)359,101 (r)360,197 (r)361,082 (r)361,009 (r)360,828

2022

360,973 361,460 362,341 363,389 364,471 (p)365,159            

Unemployment

2021

(r)26,211 (r)25,011 (r)25,013 (r)25,661 (r)26,401 (r)27,671 (r)27,171 (r)26,623 (r)24,864 (r)24,203 (r)23,468 (r)23,461

2022

24,315 23,365 23,006 22,208 21,895 (p)21,156            

Unemployment Rate

2021

(r)6.9 (r)6.7 (r)6.6 (r)6.8 (r)6.9 (r)7.2 (r)7.1 (r)6.9 (r)6.5 (r)6.3 (r)6.1 (r)6.1

2022

6.3 6.1 6.0 5.8 5.7 (p)5.5            

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised