Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2018

2,657.2 2,679.3 2,687.1 2,704.8 2,715.0 2,729.3 2,718.3 2,700.5 2,705.1 2,716.3 2,725.7 2,728.3 2,705.6

2019

2,689.7 2,701.7 2,718.9 2,730.8 (p)2,738.9                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2018

121.5 122.6 123.6 124.7 125.4 126.7 128.9 128.9 127.7 127.6 127.8 127.1 126.0

2019

122.8 122.9 123.0 124.9 (p)126.5                

Manufacturing

2018

36.4 36.5 36.6 36.9 37.1 37.6 37.5 37.4 37.0 36.7 36.7 36.7 36.9

2019

35.5 35.8 36.4 36.1 (p)36.6                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

328.8 325.1 325.1 326.1 328.3 330.2 328.9 328.0 327.5 328.1 334.5 339.6 329.2

2019

326.4 321.0 321.4 321.0 (p)325.9                

Information

2018

61.5 62.2 61.8 62.3 62.6 63.4 63.1 62.4 61.8 62.3 62.0 62.6 62.3

2019

62.1 61.9 62.2 61.8 (p)61.1                

Financial Activities

2018

120.3 120.8 120.8 121.3 122.0 123.4 123.6 123.0 122.3 121.2 119.8 119.4 121.5

2019

120.0 118.3 119.5 120.9 (p)119.9                

Professional & Business Services

2018

617.8 622.0 623.2 626.8 628.9 636.3 639.0 638.1 630.8 633.6 631.8 633.7 630.2

2019

632.4 631.6 635.9 637.7 (p)636.0                

Educational & Health Services

2018

343.1 348.6 348.4 350.9 345.2 341.7 340.7 341.7 348.2 350.5 354.6 353.3 347.2

2019

348.5 351.8 353.6 354.1 (p)352.6                

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

261.4 263.9 269.4 275.6 282.9 289.4 288.0 285.4 277.0 278.9 277.3 278.9 277.3

2019

274.6 278.1 285.7 290.7 (p)295.6                

Other Services

2018

181.6 182.0 182.3 182.9 183.5 185.2 185.5 184.5 182.8 183.4 183.7 183.1 183.4

2019

181.8 182.4 182.6 183.7 (p)183.5                

Government

2018

584.8 595.6 595.9 597.3 599.1 595.4 583.1 571.1 590.0 594.0 597.5 593.9 591.5

2019

585.6 597.9 598.6 599.9 (p)601.2                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2018

(r)2,682,079 (r)2,703,809 (r)2,706,759 (r)2,702,751 (r)2,712,938 (r)2,733,651 (r)2,749,444 (r)2,696,260 (r)2,694,967 (r)2,706,831 (r)2,701,227 (r)2,696,540 (r)2,707,272

2019

2,713,121 2,725,705 2,737,290 2,731,440 (p)2,752,547                

Employment

2018

(r)2,580,885 (r)2,604,279 (r)2,612,078 (r)2,619,054 (r)2,626,620 (r)2,634,608 (r)2,653,708 (r)2,602,880 (r)2,610,121 (r)2,623,080 (r)2,622,225 (r)2,618,008 (r)2,617,296

2019

2,612,915 2,629,797 2,646,301 2,652,779 (p)2,665,787                

Unemployment

2018

(r)101,194 (r)99,530 (r)94,681 (r)83,697 (r)86,318 (r)99,043 (r)95,736 (r)93,380 (r)84,846 (r)83,751 (r)79,002 (r)78,532 (r)89,976

2019

100,206 95,908 90,989 78,661 (p)86,760                

Unemployment Rate

2018

(r)3.8 (r)3.7 (r)3.5 (r)3.1 (r)3.2 (r)3.6 (r)3.5 (r)3.5 (r)3.1 (r)3.1 (r)2.9 (r)2.9 (r)3.3

2019

3.7 3.5 3.3 2.9 (p)3.2                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division includes the District of Columbia; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; Calvert, Charles, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.