Economy at a Glance

Washington

Washington
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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3,473.2 3,479.4 3,473.4 3,469.0 3,471.0 (P) 3,476.2

Employment (1)

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3,263.0 3,267.7 3,272.7 3,273.5 3,275.4 (P) 3,277.9

Unemployment (1)

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210.2 211.8 200.7 195.5 195.5 (P) 198.3

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.1 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.6 (P) 5.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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3,040.2 3,041.2 3,054.8 3,065.4 3,069.1 (P) 3,068.5

12-month % change

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2.2 2.0 2.3 2.4 2.3 (P) 2.1

Mining and Logging (3)

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6.2 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.2 (P) 6.2

12-month % change

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3.3 0.0 1.6 3.3 1.6 (P) 0.0

Construction (3)

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154.4 156.2 156.0 157.0 154.8 (P) 157.7

12-month % change

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5.0 5.5 5.1 5.2 3.3 (P) 4.8

Manufacturing (3)

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286.4 285.9 286.3 286.2 287.7 (P) 287.7

12-month % change

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-0.1 -0.4 -0.3 -0.2 0.4 (P) 0.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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563.7 563.7 568.9 569.3 572.5 (P) 573.7

12-month % change

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3.1 2.8 3.6 3.3 3.6 (P) 3.6

Information (3)

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108.9 108.3 108.7 109.0 110.0 (P) 110.1

12-month % change

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2.9 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.9 (P) 2.8

Financial Activities (3)

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150.6 151.3 152.1 151.6 150.4 (P) 152.2

12-month % change

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0.9 1.3 1.7 0.9 0.1 (P) 1.1

Professional & Business Services (3)

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368.7 366.1 366.9 370.8 371.2 (P) 371.2

12-month % change

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2.8 1.9 1.9 2.9 2.5 (P) 2.2

Education & Health Services (3)

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447.2 446.5 450.5 452.1 452.1 (P) 448.6

12-month % change

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2.5 2.2 3.2 2.5 2.6 (P) 1.5

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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294.2 297.3 298.6 302.1 301.0 (P) 296.2

12-month % change

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3.3 3.6 3.9 4.8 4.2 (P) 2.4

Other Services (3)

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113.3 112.7 112.2 111.5 111.9 (P) 111.6

12-month % change

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2.3 1.5 1.0 0.0 0.2 (P) -0.1

Government (3)

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546.6 547.1 548.4 549.6 551.3 (P) 553.3

12-month % change

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0.7 0.8 1.0 1.3 1.4 (P) 1.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: October 31, 2014

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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