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Washington



News Releases:
Sep
14
Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue – August 2022

Gasoline prices averaged $5.024 in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area in August 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — August 2022

Prices in the Seattle area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were unchanged for the two months ending in August 2022.

Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2022

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

Washington Economy at a Glance:
Washington
Data Series Back
Data
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

4,003.0 4,023.3 4,036.0 4,038.9 4,030.4 (p)4,020.7

Employment(1)

3,837.2 3,860.3 3,877.4 3,883.6 3,881.4 (p)3,871.2

Unemployment(1)

165.8 163.0 158.6 155.4 149.1 (p)149.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.1 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.7 (p)3.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,475.9 3,493.5 3,492.3 3,497.3 3,507.5 (p)3,523.6

12-month % change

5.1 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.1 (p)4.0

Mining and Logging(3)

5.9 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

3.5 0.0 -1.8 -3.5 -3.5 (p)-1.8

Construction(3)

230.8 231.6 232.7 234.6 236.4 (p)238.2

12-month % change

4.2 4.4 4.7 5.7 6.0 (p)6.7

Manufacturing(3)

263.9 265.4 267.1 269.2 270.4 (p)271.4

12-month % change

2.2 2.8 3.6 4.7 4.9 (p)5.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

667.3 669.0 665.4 665.9 666.0 (p)668.0

12-month % change

2.7 3.1 2.3 2.3 2.2 (p)2.3

Information(3)

164.8 167.5 168.6 172.1 173.2 (p)172.1

12-month % change

7.4 8.4 8.7 10.6 10.9 (p)9.3

Financial Activities(3)

165.7 165.4 165.7 165.4 163.2 (p)163.7

12-month % change

3.9 3.8 3.8 3.4 1.6 (p)1.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

469.3 476.6 473.3 471.3 469.4 (p)471.6

12-month % change

6.9 8.2 6.7 6.1 4.9 (p)5.1

Education & Health Services(3)

500.8 504.0 504.6 504.6 506.4 (p)508.9

12-month % change

1.1 1.4 2.0 0.9 2.1 (p)2.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

322.3 323.4 325.3 325.6 329.8 (p)329.9

12-month % change

24.2 19.8 17.9 16.0 11.6 (p)10.0

Other Services(3)

117.2 117.6 118.1 117.4 116.7 (p)117.1

12-month % change

5.2 5.1 5.4 4.0 2.6 (p)2.5

Government(3)

567.9 567.2 565.9 565.7 570.5 (p)577.2

12-month % change

2.7 2.1 1.7 1.3 1.6 (p)1.4

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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
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Occupational Employment and Wages in Yakima — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Union Members in Washington — 2021 Employment News Release Mar 2022
County Employment and Wages in Washington – Third Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2022
Women’s Earnings in Washington – 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Consumer Expenditures for the Seattle Metropolitan Area: 2019–20 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Washington – 2021 Unemployment News Release Mar 2022
Unemployment in the Seattle Area by County - June 2016 Unemployment News Release Aug 2016
Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2022
Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue – August 2022 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2022
Consumer Price Index, Seattle area — August 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2022
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CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2019
CPI Historical Table - Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (old base) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2019
CPI Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average - August 2022 (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2022
Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – June 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Fatal Work Injuries in Washington – 2020 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Walla Walla — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Washington – 2020 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2022
2018 CPI Geographic Revision Fact Sheet Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2018
Consumer Price Index Data Tables - Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2020
Business Employment Dynamics in Washington – First Quarter 2021 Employment News Release Nov 2021