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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

2019

794.3 796.0 796.3 796.4 796.2 798.6 798.6 799.0 799.2 800.6 803.4 802.0

2020

802.7 803.9 801.2 (p)734.3                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

15.1 15.0 14.9 14.8 14.9 14.9 14.7 14.8 14.7 14.8 14.7 14.7

2020

14.7 14.8 14.7 (p)13.5                

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

2019

33.0 32.9 32.8 33.1 33.3 33.4 33.2 33.3 33.5 33.6 34.0 34.0

2020

34.0 34.2 34.4 (p)28.0                

Information

2019

19.7 19.8 19.8 19.7 19.7 20.2 20.0 19.9 20.2 20.4 20.6 20.3

2020

20.7 20.8 21.0 (p)20.4                

Financial Activities

2019

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

2020

29.7 29.9 29.9 (p)29.3                

Professional & Business Services

2019

168.5 169.3 169.5 169.9 170.3 170.6 171.0 171.3 172.1 173.7 174.0 173.5

2020

173.8 173.4 174.4 (p)169.4                

Education and Health Services

2019

131.3 130.9 131.3 130.9 130.8 131.4 130.7 130.3 129.1 128.7 129.0 128.2

2020

128.8 129.2 128.2 (p)120.1                

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

81.6 81.8 81.8 81.6 81.5 81.8 82.0 81.8 82.1 81.7 82.1 81.3

2020

81.3 81.9 78.6 (p)34.6                

Other Services

2019

76.7 77.0 77.1 77.1 77.1 77.3 77.7 77.5 77.5 77.9 78.1 78.9

2020

78.6 78.6 79.0 (p)78.3                

Government

2019

237.4 238.3 238.1 238.1 237.4 237.7 238.2 238.9 238.8 238.7 239.9 239.7

2020

239.8 239.7 239.7 (p)239.5                

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

2019

(r)406,773 (r)407,526 (r)408,166 (r)408,698 (r)409,126 (r)409,498 (r)410,015 (r)410,617 (r)411,296 (r)411,867 (r)411,999 (r)411,960

2020

413,042 414,353 420,505 (p)403,129                

Employment

2019

(r)383,285 (r)384,015 (r)384,810 (r)385,659 (r)386,492 (r)387,260 (r)388,072 (r)388,842 (r)389,568 (r)390,098 (r)390,156 (r)390,081

2020

391,465 393,016 395,074 (p)358,255                

Unemployment

2019

(r)23,488 (r)23,511 (r)23,356 (r)23,039 (r)22,634 (r)22,238 (r)21,943 (r)21,775 (r)21,728 (r)21,769 (r)21,843 (r)21,879

2020

21,577 21,337 25,431 (p)44,874                

Unemployment Rate

2019

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

2020

5.2 5.1 6.0 (p)11.1                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised