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Department of Employment Services

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Monday to Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Friday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

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4058 Minnesota Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20019
Phone: (202) 724-7000
Fax: (202) 673-6993
TTY: (202) 698-4817

Agency Performance

Washington Metro Division’s Unemployment Rate at 5.1 Percent

Date Released: 
Fri, 03/21/2014
(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary January job estimates show a decrease of 44,300 jobs for a total of 2,485,900 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector decreased by 32,700 jobs, while the public sector decreased by 11,600 jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division’s not seasonally adjusted January 2014 unemployment rate was 5.1 percent, which is up 0.4 percentage points from the December rate of 4.7 percent.


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