District of Columbia Job Growth
There were 787,600 jobs in District of Columbia in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 375,016 employed persons for the month. District of Columbia lost 700 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 647 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is District of Columbia job growth compared to other states.
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District of Columbia Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for District of Columbia as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in District of Columbia
CES employment peaked in February 2017 for District of Columbia at 788,300. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in District of Columbia according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in District of Columbia for March 2017 is at a new high of 375,016.
Employment: CES, CPS
District of Columbia Employment History