District of Columbia Job Growth
There were 782,500 jobs in District of Columbia in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 372,073 employed persons for the month. District of Columbia lost 700 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,069 (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 October 2016 for District of Columbia at 783,200. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in District of Columbia according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in District of Columbia reached a maximum of 374,319 in June 2016. 2,246 jobs have been lost in District of Columbia since then according to the household survey. From a September 2016 low of 368,849, District of Columbia has added 3,224 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
District of Columbia Employment History