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News Releases:

Jan
22

Average Energy Prices, Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, December 2014

Gasoline prices averaged $2.884 a gallon in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area in December 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
16

Consumer Price Index, Seattle area – December 2014

Prices in the greater Seattle Area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), declined 1.1 percent for the two months ending December 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
10

Changing Compensation Costs in the Seattle Metropolitan Area – September 2014

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 3.1 percent in the Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, Wash. metropolitan area for the year ended in September 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Washington Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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3,473.4 3,469.0 3,471.0 3,476.3 3,489.0 (P) 3,502.5

Employment (1)

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3,272.7 3,273.5 3,275.4 3,278.1 3,280.1 (P) 3,287.0

Unemployment (1)

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200.7 195.5 195.5 198.2 208.8 (P) 215.5

Unemployment Rate (2)

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5.8 5.6 5.6 5.7 6.0 (P) 6.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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3,054.8 3,065.4 3,069.1 3,070.7 3,080.6 (P) 3,087.4

12-month % change

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2.3 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.6 (P) 2.8

Mining and Logging (3)

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6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 (P) 6.4

12-month % change

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1.6 3.3 1.6 0.0 3.3 (P) 3.2

Construction (3)

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156.0 157.0 154.8 157.6 158.0 (P) 161.3

12-month % change

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5.1 5.2 3.3 4.7 6.6 (P) 8.6

Manufacturing (3)

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286.3 286.2 287.7 287.2 288.5 (P) 288.1

12-month % change

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-0.3 -0.2 0.4 0.3 0.7 (P) 1.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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568.9 569.3 572.5 572.8 575.0 (P) 576.1

12-month % change

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3.6 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.2 (P) 3.3

Information (3)

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108.7 109.0 110.0 110.2 109.6 (P) 110.0

12-month % change

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2.5 2.3 2.9 2.9 2.8 (P) 2.9

Financial Activities (3)

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152.1 151.6 150.4 152.4 153.9 (P) 154.6

12-month % change

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1.7 0.9 0.1 1.3 2.3 (P) 2.3

Professional & Business Services (3)

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366.9 370.8 371.2 371.2 370.4 (P) 372.4

12-month % change

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1.9 2.9 2.5 2.2 2.0 (P) 2.8

Education & Health Services (3)

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450.5 452.1 452.1 448.9 447.7 (P) 449.8

12-month % change

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3.2 2.5 2.6 1.6 1.7 (P) 1.9

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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298.6 302.1 301.0 297.4 302.9 (P) 302.3

12-month % change

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3.9 4.8 4.2 2.8 5.5 (P) 4.6

Other Services (3)

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112.2 111.5 111.9 111.3 113.0 (P) 114.5

12-month % change

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1.0 0.0 0.2 -0.4 0.9 (P) 2.1

Government (3)

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548.4 549.6 551.3 555.5 555.3 (P) 551.9

12-month % change

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1.0 1.3 1.4 2.0 2.0 (P) 1.3

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

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