Washington



News Releases:

Sep
17

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue – August 2018

Gasoline prices averaged $3.221 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area in August 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
13

Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2018

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

Sep
13

Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — August 2018

Prices in the Seattle Area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), decreased 0.3 percent for the two months ending in August 2018.

Washington Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,761.5 3,760.6 3,760.4 3,760.2 3,763.2 (p)3,766.0

Employment(1)

3,583.1 3,581.9 3,582.5 3,583.5 3,589.8 (p)3,596.7

Unemployment(1)

178.4 178.7 177.9 176.7 173.4 (p)169.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.7 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.6 (p)4.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,394.8 3,403.0 3,411.7 3,418.8 3,430.6 (p)3,439.7

12-month % change

(4)2.8 (4)2.9 (4)2.9 (4)2.8 (4)3.1 (p)(4)3.3

Mining and Logging(3)

6.2 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.1 (p)6.1

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

206.5 208.8 209.5 207.8 208.9 (p)211.8

12-month % change

5.0 5.7 5.5 3.6 4.7 (p)5.5

Manufacturing(3)

287.1 286.7 287.4 287.3 288.4 (p)288.3

12-month % change

0.5 0.4 1.0 0.9 2.1 (p)2.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

643.7 644.7 647.8 650.7 654.4 (p)654.1

12-month % change

3.7 3.5 3.8 4.0 4.1 (p)3.9

Information(3)

130.7 131.1 132.2 133.5 134.7 (p)135.4

12-month % change

4.2 4.6 5.2 5.9 6.7 (p)6.8

Financial Activities(3)

157.3 157.1 157.6 157.7 158.7 (p)158.9

12-month % change

3.1 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.8 (p)3.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

427.0 428.7 430.6 434.3 438.0 (p)441.3

12-month % change

3.7 4.0 4.0 4.8 5.5 (p)6.2

Education & Health Services(3)

486.2 487.3 487.6 487.5 487.6 (p)487.9

12-month % change

3.2 3.4 3.1 2.8 2.5 (p)1.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

336.7 338.4 338.0 338.5 338.1 (p)340.3

12-month % change

2.1 2.3 2.0 1.7 1.9 (p)2.7

Other Services(3)

120.9 120.7 120.7 121.7 121.4 (p)121.5

12-month % change

1.4 1.3 1.1 1.3 1.4 (p)1.6

Government(3)

592.5 593.2 594.0 593.6 594.3 (p)594.1

12-month % change

(4)1.6 (4)1.4 (4)1.4 (4)1.0 (4)0.7 (p)(4)1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Correction
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
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Occupational Employment and Wages in Wenatchee — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Yakima — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Union Members in Washington — 2017 Employment News Release Mar 2018
County Employment and Wages in Washington – Third Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2018
Women’s Earnings in Washington – 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Area: 2015–16 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Washington – 2017 Unemployment News Release Apr 2018
Unemployment in the Seattle Area by County - June 2016 Unemployment News Release Aug 2016
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CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
CPI Historical Table - Portland-Salem, OR-WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2018
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2018
CPI Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average - August 2018 Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – June 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in Washington – 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2018
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Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Washington – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Feb 2018
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