District of Columbia Job Growth
There were 793,800 jobs in District of Columbia in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 374,951 employed persons for the month. District of Columbia lost 600 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 617 (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 July 2017 for District of Columbia at 796,500. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in District of Columbia according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in District of Columbia reached a maximum of 378,508 in June 2017. 3,557 jobs have been lost in District of Columbia since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 374,334, District of Columbia has added 617 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
District of Columbia Employment History