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Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – September 2020

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria advanced 0.6 percent from July to September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2020

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.2 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
05

Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2019

Workers in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $34.90 in May 2019, about 36 percent above the U.S. average of $25.72.

District Of Columbia Economy at a Glance:

District Of Columbia
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

402.5 387.8 393.8 394.0 397.6 (p)396.8

Employment(1)

355.5 353.8 359.7 360.4 363.4 (p)362.3

Unemployment(1)

47.0 34.0 34.1 33.6 34.1 (p)34.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

11.7 8.8 8.7 8.5 8.6 (p)8.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

738.3 730.8 739.0 746.7 746.5 (p)745.6

12-month % change

-7.3 -8.2 -7.5 -6.5 -6.6 (p)-6.7

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

13.5 13.8 14.8 14.9 15.0 (p)15.0

12-month % change

-8.8 -7.4 -0.7 1.4 1.4 (p)2.0

Manufacturing(4)

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 (p)1.2

12-month % change

-14.3 -14.3 -14.3 -7.7 -7.7 (p)-14.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

29.9 29.5 30.1 32.0 31.8 (p)32.1

12-month % change

-9.7 -11.4 -9.9 -3.6 -4.5 (p)-4.2

Information(3)

20.4 19.1 18.7 18.6 18.8 (p)18.9

12-month % change

3.6 -3.0 -7.4 -7.0 -5.5 (p)-6.4

Financial Activities(3)

29.4 29.6 28.8 28.4 28.5 (p)28.4

12-month % change

-1.3 -0.7 -3.7 -4.7 -4.7 (p)-4.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

170.0 165.7 163.1 165.5 164.8 (p)164.2

12-month % change

0.1 -2.7 -4.4 -3.2 -3.8 (p)-4.6

Education & Health Services(3)

120.8 121.3 122.2 122.5 122.8 (p)118.9

12-month % change

-7.7 -7.3 -7.0 -6.3 -5.8 (p)-7.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

36.1 33.6 43.1 47.3 44.3 (p)46.8

12-month % change

-55.8 -58.8 -47.3 -42.3 -45.8 (p)-43.0

Other Services(3)

77.5 77.1 76.2 76.0 76.3 (p)76.5

12-month % change

0.5 0.0 -1.4 -2.2 -1.5 (p)-1.3

Government(3)

239.5 239.9 240.8 240.3 243.0 (p)243.6

12-month % change

0.6 1.1 1.3 0.9 1.7 (p)2.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2020
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2020
District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2020
District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2020
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2020
Washington Area Employment – July 2020 Employment News Release Sep 2020
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – August 2020 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2020
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2017-18 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2020
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2018
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Oct 2020
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – September 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2020
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – June 2020 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2020
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Jun 2020
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2020
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2020
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2020
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2020 Unemployment News Release Aug 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2020
Mid-Atlantic Regional Office CPI Announcement Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2020