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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area Employment

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, Washington metropolitan area and its components, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area

Total nonfarm

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3,059.2 3,051.5 3,049.0 (P) 3,064.7 (P) 5.5 (P) 0.2

Mining, logging, and construction

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141.6 143.7 142.0 (P) 142.3 (P) 0.7 (P) 0.5

Manufacturing

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48.2 45.8 45.6 (P) 45.6 (P) -2.6 (P) -5.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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381.2 391.8 385.9 (P) 386.4 (P) 5.2 (P) 1.4

Information

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77.4 75.0 75.1 (P) 74.7 (P) -2.7 (P) -3.5

Financial activities

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149.9 151.6 151.8 (P) 151.8 (P) 1.9 (P) 1.3

Professional and business services

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707.6 691.5 691.1 (P) 696.1 (P) -11.5 (P) -1.6

Education and health services

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393.3 398.6 401.0 (P) 401.6 (P) 8.3 (P) 2.1

Leisure and hospitality

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279.9 284.7 282.2 (P) 288.7 (P) 8.8 (P) 3.1

Other services

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187.5 190.4 188.3 (P) 188.5 (P) 1.0 (P) 0.5

Government

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692.6 678.4 686.0 (P) 689.0 (P) -3.6 (P) -0.5

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Division

Total nonfarm

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2,492.9 2,485.2 2,484.1 (P) 2,496.2 (P) 3.3 (P) 0.1

Mining, logging, and construction

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110.1 113.4 113.9 (P) 113.8 (P) 3.7 (P) 3.4

Manufacturing

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32.1 30.2 30.0 (P) 30.0 (P) -2.1 (P) -6.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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306.9 315.2 309.9 (P) 309.6 (P) 2.7 (P) 0.9

Information

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63.0 61.5 61.6 (P) 61.2 (P) -1.8 (P) -2.9

Financial activities

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110.5 112.3 112.4 (P) 112.3 (P) 1.8 (P) 1.6

Professional and business services

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583.8 570.2 569.2 (P) 573.4 (P) -10.4 (P) -1.8

Education and health services

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311.6 316.9 319.6 (P) 320.0 (P) 8.4 (P) 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

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230.7 234.3 231.7 (P) 237.5 (P) 6.8 (P) 2.9

Other services

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157.4 160.2 158.1 (P) 158.2 (P) 0.8 (P) 0.5

Government

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586.8 571.0 577.7 (P) 580.2 (P) -6.6 (P) -1.1

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Md. Metropolitan Division

Total nonfarm

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566.3 566.3 564.9 (P) 568.5 (P) 2.2 (P) 0.4

Mining, logging, and construction

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31.5 30.3 28.1 (P) 28.5 (P) -3.0 (P) -9.5

Manufacturing

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16.1 15.6 15.6 (P) 15.6 (P) -0.5 (P) -3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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74.3 76.6 76.0 (P) 76.8 (P) 2.5 (P) 3.4

Information

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14.4 13.5 13.5 (P) 13.5 (P) -0.9 (P) -6.3

Financial activities

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39.4 39.3 39.4 (P) 39.5 (P) 0.1 (P) 0.3

Professional and business services

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123.8 121.3 121.9 (P) 122.7 (P) -1.1 (P) -0.9

Education and health services

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81.7 81.7 81.4 (P) 81.6 (P) -0.1 (P) -0.1

Leisure and hospitality

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49.2 50.4 50.5 (P) 51.2 (P) 2.0 (P) 4.1

Other services

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30.1 30.2 30.2 (P) 30.3 (P) 0.2 (P) 0.7

Government

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105.8 107.4 108.3 (P) 108.8 (P) 3.0 (P) 2.8

Footnotes
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SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area

The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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