District of Columbia Job Growth
There were 796,300 jobs in District of Columbia in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 382,283 employed persons for the month. District of Columbia added 2,100 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 419 (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 August 2018 for District of Columbia at 796,800. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in District of Columbia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 794,200 in November 2018, District of Columbia has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in District of Columbia reached a maximum of 386,108 in July 2018. 3,825 jobs have been lost in District of Columbia since then according to the household survey. From a November 2018 low of 381,864, District of Columbia has added 419 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
District of Columbia Employment History