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Washington Metro Division Unemployment Rate at 5.4 Percent in September*

Date Released: 
Thu, 12/05/2013

Washington Metro Division Unemployment Rate at 5.4 Percent in September*

(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the  final September job estimates show an increase of 4,600 jobs for a total of 2,488,200 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector decreased by 12,900 jobs, while the public sector increased by 17,500 jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division’s not seasonally adjusted September 2013 unemployment rate was 5.4 percent, which is down 0.1 percentage point from the August rate of 5.5 percent.
 

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