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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: 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 Division
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 Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2023

2,759,718 2,777,996 2,809,285 2,794,988 2,816,892 2,837,373 2,857,797 2,832,230 2,825,241 2,825,035 2,820,352 (p)2,786,001  

2024

2,796,780 (p)2,804,182                      

Employment

2023

2,672,011 2,695,070 2,729,459 2,726,172 2,740,543 2,759,366 2,782,622 2,749,812 2,744,129 2,742,436 2,743,264 (p)2,711,658  

2024

2,715,139 (p)2,716,872                      

Unemployment

2023

87,707 82,926 79,826 68,816 76,349 78,007 75,175 82,418 81,112 82,599 77,088 (p)74,343  

2024

81,641 (p)87,310                      

Unemployment Rate

2023

3.2 3.0 2.8 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.7 (p)2.7  

2024

2.9 (p)3.1                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division 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, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.