District of Columbia Job Growth
There were 804,000 jobs in District of Columbia in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 391,352 employed persons for the month. District of Columbia lost 600 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,074 (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 November 2019 for District of Columbia at 804,600. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in District of Columbia according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in District of Columbia for December 2019 is at a new high of 391,352.
Employment: CES, CPS
District of Columbia Employment History