Economy at a Glance

Washington

Washington
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(4) 3,455.6 (4) 3,453.2 (4) 3,451.1 (4) 3,450.1 3,449.3 (P) 3,459.1

Employment (1)

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(4) 3,215.8 (4) 3,216.7 (4) 3,217.9 (4) 3,219.9 3,227.9 (P) 3,239.4

Unemployment (1)

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(4) 239.8 (4) 236.5 (4) 233.2 (4) 230.2 221.4 (P) 219.7

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(4) 6.9 (4) 6.8 (4) 6.8 (4) 6.7 6.4 (P) 6.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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3,004.5 3,001.6 3,004.7 3,011.4 3,017.2 (P) 3,019.7

12-month % change

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2.5 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 (P) 1.8

Mining and Logging (3)

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6.2 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.4 (P) 6.3

12-month % change

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5.1 3.4 3.3 3.3 6.7 (P) 3.3

Construction (3)

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150.5 148.2 148.5 148.1 150.6 (P) 150.0

12-month % change

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8.3 4.8 4.1 2.7 3.5 (P) 2.2

Manufacturing (3)

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286.3 286.4 285.1 284.4 284.2 (P) 284.7

12-month % change

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1.3 1.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.6 (P) -0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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553.5 557.1 557.6 558.9 558.2 (P) 559.5

12-month % change

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2.7 3.2 3.1 3.1 2.7 (P) 2.6

Information (3)

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107.1 106.6 106.9 106.6 107.7 (P) 108.0

12-month % change

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2.8 2.0 2.2 1.5 2.7 (P) 2.7

Financial Activities (3)

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150.5 150.5 151.1 151.1 150.8 (P) 151.8

12-month % change

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3.6 3.2 3.2 2.6 1.9 (P) 2.3

Professional & Business Services (3)

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363.3 363.1 362.3 364.0 360.5 (P) 362.7

12-month % change

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3.2 2.4 2.0 2.4 0.8 (P) 1.3

Education & Health Services (3)

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441.8 440.3 441.3 443.0 446.4 (P) 444.3

12-month % change

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2.2 1.8 1.9 2.1 2.8 (P) 2.0

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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289.2 287.1 289.0 291.1 292.4 (P) 292.1

12-month % change

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3.9 2.7 3.1 3.4 3.4 (P) 3.4

Other Services (3)

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111.7 112.0 112.1 113.2 113.5 (P) 113.2

12-month % change

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0.4 0.6 0.9 2.0 2.6 (P) 2.3

Government (3)

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544.4 544.2 544.6 544.8 546.5 (P) 547.1

12-month % change

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0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.7 (P) 0.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: April 15, 2014

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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