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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Manufacturing

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Information

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Financial Activities

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Professional & Business Services

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Educational & Health Services

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Other Services

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Government

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2022

3,373,592 3,400,815 3,422,906 3,408,214 3,421,524 3,448,362 3,470,109 3,441,495 3,418,523 3,438,714 3,423,207 3,422,792 3,424,188

2023

3,443,770 3,466,137 3,503,826 3,486,168 3,508,342 3,530,751 3,556,199 (p)3,524,971          

Employment

2022

3,257,108 3,291,554 3,318,427 3,318,261 3,320,426 3,335,463 3,360,833 3,329,320 3,320,542 3,337,114 3,327,012 3,336,554 3,321,051

2023

3,339,382 3,364,946 3,410,155 3,406,236 3,418,360 3,442,381 3,470,124 (p)3,431,757          

Unemployment

2022

116,484 109,261 104,479 89,953 101,098 112,899 109,276 112,175 97,981 101,600 96,195 86,238 103,137

2023

104,388 101,191 93,671 79,932 89,982 88,370 86,075 (p)93,214          

Unemployment Rate

2022

3.5 3.2 3.1 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.1 3.3 2.9 3.0 2.8 2.5 3.0

2023

3.0 2.9 2.7 2.3 2.6 2.5 2.4 (p)2.6          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes the District of Columbia; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.