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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

2021

2,562.4 2,572.7 2,587.6 2,613.0 2,623.2 2,645.6 2,659.2 2,652.8 2,655.2 2,689.9 2,705.6 2,704.0 2,639.3

2022

2,647.5 2,670.3 2,682.9 2,699.4 2,700.2 2,726.2 2,717.5 (p)2,713.8          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

125.4 125.6 126.8 128.4 128.8 129.8 130.3 129.3 128.2 129.5 129.4 127.9 128.3

2022

124.7 127.3 129.4 128.9 129.0 132.4 131.6 (p)130.9          

Manufacturing

2021

35.7 35.7 35.6 35.6 36.1 36.4 36.2 36.1 35.9 36.4 36.3 37.1 36.1

2022

35.6 35.5 35.8 35.7 36.0 36.8 36.6 (p)36.4          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

318.4 312.4 312.9 313.1 315.9 320.4 321.9 320.6 316.4 321.9 334.6 340.5 320.8

2022

326.9 325.4 324.6 323.7 324.8 330.7 330.1 (p)331.3          

Information

2021

63.3 63.6 63.7 64.1 64.7 65.1 65.3 65.3 64.6 65.4 65.3 65.7 64.7

2022

64.6 64.4 65.1 65.1 64.6 66.0 67.4 (p)68.1          

Financial Activities

2021

118.9 119.3 119.5 120.0 119.9 120.6 121.6 121.4 120.6 120.1 118.5 118.1 119.9

2022

116.5 117.8 118.0 117.5 117.1 119.6 115.9 (p)116.1          

Professional & Business Services

2021

637.8 639.8 642.4 648.3 650.3 651.7 658.8 657.3 652.2 663.3 661.8 657.3 651.8

2022

648.1 655.3 660.7 662.4 658.5 666.0 670.1 (p)666.0          

Educational & Health Services

2021

332.1 335.9 335.9 337.0 329.9 328.8 329.4 331.0 335.3 338.6 338.6 339.9 334.4

2022

331.7 335.4 337.2 341.3 339.4 340.2 343.6 (p)342.5          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

176.0 179.9 186.2 197.0 206.9 223.4 234.2 234.0 229.7 236.5 238.9 239.8 215.2

2022

234.1 235.5 238.8 249.2 255.8 263.3 264.3 (p)261.2          

Other Services

2021

168.6 168.7 169.4 170.7 171.1 172.4 173.4 172.5 171.5 171.4 171.3 172.2 171.1

2022

170.9 171.4 172.1 173.9 174.6 174.9 175.4 (p)175.8          

Government

2021

586.2 591.8 595.2 598.8 599.6 597.0 588.1 585.3 600.8 606.8 610.9 605.5 597.2

2022

594.4 602.3 601.2 601.7 600.4 596.3 582.5 (p)585.5          

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 Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2021

2,635,128 2,652,300 2,660,237 2,659,372 2,663,949 2,696,930 2,721,022 2,684,012 2,662,540 2,679,032 2,688,995 2,676,340 2,673,322

2022

(1)2,681,029 (1)2,692,247 2,709,760 2,689,483 2,687,457 2,716,834 2,723,442 2,689,917 (p)2,674,485        

Employment

2021

2,493,905 2,512,749 2,522,096 2,530,499 2,530,944 2,547,217 2,577,166 2,545,007 2,548,624 2,573,966 2,587,348 2,582,644 2,546,014

2022

(1)2,573,410 (1)2,596,434 2,615,552 2,608,563 2,597,566 2,619,348 2,630,056 2,593,239 (p)2,594,727        

Unemployment

2021

141,223 139,551 138,141 128,873 133,005 149,713 143,856 139,005 113,916 105,066 101,647 93,696 127,308

2022

(1)107,619 (1)95,813 94,208 80,920 89,891 97,486 93,386 96,678 (p)79,758        

Unemployment Rate

2021

5.4 5.3 5.2 4.8 5.0 5.6 5.3 5.2 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.5 4.8

2022

(1)4.0 (1)3.6 3.5 3.0 3.3 3.6 3.4 3.6 (p)3.0        

Footnotes
(1) Corrected.
(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.