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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

2021

3,118.4 3,130.4 3,150.7 3,182.6 3,196.7 3,221.4 3,240.7 3,234.8 3,232.1 3,272.6 3,293.1 3,295.2 3,214.1

2022

3,224.8 3,252.4 3,269.3 3,287.1 3,292.3 3,321.0 3,313.4 (p)3,308.6          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

157.2 157.4 159.0 160.8 161.5 162.6 163.7 162.5 161.2 162.9 163.0 161.6 161.1

2022

157.4 160.4 163.1 162.7 163.7 167.0 166.5 (p)165.0          

Manufacturing

2021

54.3 54.4 54.5 54.6 55.2 55.5 55.6 55.3 54.9 55.6 55.6 56.5 55.2

2022

54.9 55.0 55.3 55.1 55.5 56.3 56.5 (p)56.4          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

393.4 385.9 386.5 386.9 390.3 395.7 397.6 396.0 390.6 396.5 411.4 418.5 395.8

2022

402.7 400.9 400.3 399.2 400.6 407.6 407.6 (p)409.1          

Information

2021

74.3 74.8 74.9 75.6 76.1 76.5 77.2 77.4 76.5 77.6 77.4 77.8 76.3

2022

76.6 76.5 77.2 77.2 76.7 78.2 79.6 (p)80.4          

Financial Activities

2021

155.1 155.7 156.0 156.7 156.8 157.3 158.6 158.3 156.7 156.0 154.2 154.0 156.3

2022

151.5 152.7 152.9 152.2 151.7 154.2 150.7 (p)150.8          

Professional & Business Services

2021

766.2 768.2 771.9 780.4 782.6 783.3 791.1 790.2 782.8 796.3 795.7 791.8 783.4

2022

779.4 787.1 793.3 795.7 793.6 800.4 806.0 (p)802.0          

Educational & Health Services

2021

421.2 426.0 426.8 428.2 420.9 418.9 419.7 421.0 425.0 429.7 430.5 432.5 425.0

2022

422.1 428.2 430.6 435.4 432.9 433.9 436.5 (p)435.4          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

212.4 217.1 225.0 238.2 250.2 269.8 283.5 283.2 276.7 283.8 286.8 288.1 259.6

2022

280.4 282.2 287.1 297.3 305.3 314.9 315.7 (p)312.5          

Other Services

2021

190.6 190.6 191.5 193.2 193.8 195.3 196.9 195.9 194.5 194.1 194.0 195.3 193.8

2022

193.8 194.4 195.0 197.2 198.0 198.8 199.3 (p)199.5          

Government

2021

693.7 700.3 704.6 708.0 709.3 706.5 696.8 695.0 713.2 720.1 724.5 719.1 707.6

2022

706.0 715.0 714.5 715.1 714.3 709.7 695.0 (p)697.5          

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

2021

3,304,432 3,323,525 3,336,922 3,335,469 3,344,789 3,384,941 3,416,943 3,375,050 3,343,964 3,364,318 3,375,610 3,360,187 3,355,512

2022

(1)3,359,439 (1)3,374,193 3,399,369 3,375,462 3,376,174 3,417,638 3,421,147 3,382,867 (p)3,359,701        

Employment

2021

3,125,451 3,146,288 3,161,501 3,170,415 3,173,369 3,191,637 3,232,693 3,195,215 3,196,089 3,227,126 3,242,639 3,238,054 3,191,706

2022

(1)3,226,729 (1)3,252,122 3,278,667 3,274,357 3,263,270 3,289,562 3,301,720 3,259,088 (p)3,256,705        

Unemployment

2021

178,981 177,237 175,421 165,054 171,420 193,304 184,250 179,835 147,875 137,192 132,971 122,133 163,806

2022

(1)132,710 (1)122,071 120,702 101,105 112,904 128,076 119,427 123,779 (p)102,996        

Unemployment Rate

2021

5.4 5.3 5.3 4.9 5.1 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.6 4.9

2022

(1)4.0 (1)3.6 3.6 3.0 3.3 3.7 3.5 3.7 (p)3.1        

Footnotes
(1) Corrected.
(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.