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District of Columbia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2020

804.7 803.4 798.3 720.8 718.2 720.2 725.6 734.0 735.4 736.4 733.6 733.9

2021

732.5 731.4 732.0 737.6 (p)740.5              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

15.3 15.7 15.5 13.7 14.1 14.5 14.9 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.5 15.7

2021

15.6 15.6 15.5 15.6 (p)15.5              

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

2020

33.3 33.1 33.1 26.3 26.5 26.8 27.9 28.1 28.2 28.8 29.1 29.3

2021

29.3 29.3 29.2 29.1 (p)28.9              

Information

2020

20.6 20.7 20.8 19.7 19.6 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.6 19.5 19.4 19.2

2021

19.2 19.1 19.2 19.4 (p)19.3              

Financial Activities

2020

29.9 29.8 29.8 29.1 29.0 28.8 28.6 28.8 28.9 28.4 27.9 27.9

2021

28.2 28.0 27.9 28.3 (p)28.1              

Professional & Business Services

2020

174.4 174.5 174.4 165.1 164.1 162.0 164.6 164.7 164.8 164.6 163.9 164.2

2021

165.0 165.0 165.3 166.9 (p)166.1              

Education and Health Services

2020

131.4 130.1 130.1 124.4 122.7 123.2 122.8 123.1 123.0 122.9 122.2 122.9

2021

123.9 122.8 123.0 124.0 (p)126.4              

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

82.5 82.3 77.2 31.3 32.3 34.9 36.7 38.0 38.9 39.9 40.3 39.4

2021

37.6 39.5 39.7 41.9 (p)42.9              

Other Services

2020

77.9 77.9 77.9 72.8 71.7 71.6 72.1 72.3 72.6 71.9 71.8 71.6

2021

71.0 70.3 70.2 69.9 (p)70.3              

Government

2020

238.1 238.1 238.3 237.5 237.3 238.0 237.5 243.1 243.0 243.9 242.5 242.7

2021

241.7 240.8 241.0 241.5 (p)242.0              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

District of Columbia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2020

(r)420,360 (r)420,448 (r)420,581 (r)406,769 (r)397,922 (r)399,915 (r)402,618 (r)405,503 (r)407,913 (r)409,507 (r)409,612 (r)409,328

2021

409,154 408,389 406,901 (p)406,239                

Employment

2020

(r)399,827 (r)399,437 (r)398,895 (r)361,647 (r)362,414 (r)364,192 (r)366,931 (r)369,909 (r)372,267 (r)373,663 (r)373,627 (r)373,290

2021

374,800 375,159 375,385 (p)375,688                

Unemployment

2020

(r)20,533 (r)21,011 (r)21,686 (r)45,122 (r)35,508 (r)35,723 (r)35,687 (r)35,594 (r)35,646 (r)35,844 (r)35,985 (r)36,038

2021

34,354 33,230 31,516 (p)30,551                

Unemployment Rate

2020

(r)4.9 (r)5.0 (r)5.2 (r)11.1 (r)8.9 (r)8.9 (r)8.9 (r)8.8 (r)8.7 (r)8.8 (r)8.8 (r)8.8

2021

8.4 8.1 7.7 (p)7.5                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised