Washington



News Releases:

Mar
20

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton – February 2017

Gasoline prices averaged $2.666 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area in February 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
16

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Washington – 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 10.3 percent in Washington, not significantly different from the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — February 2017

Prices in the Seattle Area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), rose 1.0 percent for the two months ending in February 2017.

Washington Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)3,664.0 (2)3,669.9 (2)3,674.4 (2)3,677.1 3,684.3 (p)3,686.8

Employment(1)

(2)3,468.3 (2)3,476.4 (2)3,483.1 (2)3,487.9 3,497.0 (p)3,505.9

Unemployment(1)

(2)195.8 (2)193.5 (2)191.3 (2)189.2 187.3 (p)180.8

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.3 (2)5.3 (2)5.2 (2)5.1 5.1 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

3,267.7 3,274.9 3,283.5 3,291.5 3,288.4 (p)3,294.5

12-month % change

3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.0 (p)2.7

Mining and Logging(4)

6.3 6.3 6.5 6.4 6.6 (p)6.6

12-month % change

3.3 0.0 3.2 1.6 4.8 (p)4.8

Construction(4)

190.4 190.1 191.2 192.1 191.5 (p)193.5

12-month % change

9.9 9.3 9.0 8.6 7.1 (p)6.4

Manufacturing(4)

287.3 285.5 286.8 286.5 286.6 (p)285.7

12-month % change

-1.7 -2.3 -2.0 -2.1 -2.1 (p)-2.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

614.1 615.9 617.7 619.2 620.2 (p)619.2

12-month % change

3.9 4.2 4.2 4.4 4.2 (p)3.6

Information(4)

122.0 122.5 122.4 124.0 123.1 (p)123.2

12-month % change

5.7 5.4 4.9 5.8 4.9 (p)4.2

Financial Activities(4)

151.7 152.1 151.9 152.0 153.4 (p)153.9

12-month % change

2.4 2.8 2.6 2.6 3.1 (p)3.4

Professional & Business Services(4)

406.0 406.1 406.9 406.8 407.2 (p)408.5

12-month % change

3.4 3.3 3.1 2.5 2.3 (p)2.3

Education & Health Services(4)

467.2 468.8 470.4 471.2 474.0 (p)474.0

12-month % change

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.7 (p)3.4

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

325.4 330.6 331.1 334.0 328.8 (p)329.9

12-month % change

4.1 5.0 5.1 5.6 3.7 (p)3.4

Other Services(4)

117.9 118.8 119.9 119.0 119.0 (p)120.0

12-month % change

2.3 3.0 3.8 2.9 2.2 (p)2.8

Government(4)

579.4 578.2 578.7 580.3 578.0 (p)580.0

12-month % change

2.1 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.0 (p)2.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
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Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2017
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Occupational Employment and Wages in Bellingham — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bremerton-Silverdale — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Kennewick-Richland — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Longview — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mount Vernon-Anacortes — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Olympia-Tumwater — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Spokane-Spokane Valley — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Tacoma-Lakewood — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wenatchee — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Yakima — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Union Members in Washington — 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
County Employment and Wages in Washington – Third Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Women’s Earnings in Washington – 2015 Pay News Release Feb 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Area: 2013–14 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Washington – 2016 Unemployment News Release Mar 2017
Unemployment in the Seattle Area by County - June 2016 Unemployment News Release Aug 2016
Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2017
Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton – February 2017 Average energy prices News Release Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — February 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2017
CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2017
CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2017
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
CPI Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average - February 2017 Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in Washington – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Walla Walla — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Washington – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016