Washington



News Releases:

Jun
16

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

Gasoline prices averaged $2.765 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area in May 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2017

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.2 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
26

County Employment and Wages in Washington – Third Quarter 2016

Employment increased in all 10 of Washington’s large counties from September 2015 to September 2016.

Washington Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)3,677.1 3,684.3 3,686.2 3,687.2 3,690.1 (p)3,690.0

Employment(1)

(2)3,487.9 3,497.0 3,506.1 3,513.2 3,519.7 (p)3,522.8

Unemployment(1)

(2)189.2 187.3 180.1 173.9 170.4 (p)167.2

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.1 5.1 4.9 4.7 4.6 (p)4.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

3,291.5 3,288.4 3,294.9 3,306.6 3,309.2 (p)3,311.2

12-month % change

3.4 3.0 2.8 2.9 2.6 (p)2.4

Mining and Logging(4)

6.4 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.6 (p)6.6

12-month % change

1.6 4.8 4.8 8.1 4.8 (p)3.1

Construction(4)

192.1 191.5 193.6 194.9 195.6 (p)195.2

12-month % change

8.6 7.1 6.4 6.9 6.5 (p)5.8

Manufacturing(4)

286.5 286.6 286.5 285.8 285.4 (p)285.5

12-month % change

-2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.2 -2.6 (p)-2.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

619.2 620.2 619.5 621.2 624.2 (p)621.6

12-month % change

4.4 4.2 3.6 3.5 3.4 (p)2.7

Information(4)

124.0 123.1 123.1 123.6 124 (p)123.9

12-month % change

5.8 4.9 4.1 4.0 3.8 (p)3.6

Financial Activities(4)

152.0 153.4 154.3 155.2 154.4 (p)155.3

12-month % change

2.6 3.1 3.7 4.2 3.3 (p)3.5

Professional & Business Services(4)

406.8 407.2 407.1 410.0 408.8 (p)409.2

12-month % change

2.5 2.3 1.9 2.4 1.8 (p)1.7

Education & Health Services(4)

471.2 474.0 474.4 476.3 475.9 (p)477.7

12-month % change

3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.2 (p)3.3

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

334.0 328.8 329.8 332.5 332.1 (p)334.6

12-month % change

5.6 3.7 3.4 4.0 3.2 (p)3.8

Other Services(4)

119.0 119.0 119.9 120.1 120.1 (p)120.1

12-month % change

2.9 2.2 2.7 2.9 2.2 (p)1.8

Government(4)

580.3 578.0 580.1 580.3 582.1 (p)581.5

12-month % change

2.6 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.3 (p)1.8

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
Portland, OR-WA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Seattle Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2017
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2017
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lewiston — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bellingham — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bremerton-Silverdale — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Kennewick-Richland — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Longview — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mount Vernon-Anacortes — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Olympia-Tumwater — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Spokane-Spokane Valley — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Tacoma-Lakewood — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wenatchee — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Yakima — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Union Members in Washington — 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
County Employment and Wages in Washington – Third Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
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 — May 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2017
Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton – May 2017 Average energy prices News Release Jun 2017
Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — April 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release May 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 May 2017
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table May 2017
CPI Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average - May 2017 Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – March 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in Washington – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Walla Walla — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Washington – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016