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Washington, District of Columbia Employment, Occupation and Industry

Washington, District of Columbia Employment, Occupation and Industry


2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) Washington, DC District of Columbia United States
Employed Civilian Males 29.46% 29.46% 29.71%
Employed Civilian Females 31.98% 31.98% 28.71%
Armed Forces Male 0.6% 0.6% 0.39%
Armed Forces Female 0.15% 0.15% 0.07%
Unemployed Males 3.56% 3.56% 3.27%
Unemployed Females 3.43% 3.43% 2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male 3.56% 13.94% 14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female 3.43% 16.88% 20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Washington, DC District of Columbia United States
White Collar 91.11% 91.11% 75.24%
Blue Collar 8.89% 8.89% 24.76%
 
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 26.33% 26.33% 15.41%
Professional and Related 36.05% 36.05% 21.58%
Sales and Office 15.36% 15.36% 24.37%
Service 14.6% 14.6% 17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.08% 0.08% 0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 2.62% 2.62% 8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 4.97% 4.97% 11.9%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population (Age 16+) Washington, DC District of Columbia United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 46.68% 46.68% 66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed 2.43% 2.43% 3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 19.16% 19.16% 8.2%
Local Government Workers 5.94% 5.94% 7.88%
State Government Workers 2.14% 2.14% 4.81%
Federal Government Workers 19.42% 19.42% 2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 4.14% 4.14% 6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.1% 0.1% 0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Washington, DC District of Columbia United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0.12% 0.12% 1.35%
Mining 0.03% 0.03% 0.52%
Construction 2.61% 2.61% 6.45%
Manufacturing 1.08% 1.08% 10.25%
Wholesale Trade 0.83% 0.83% 2.82%
Retail Trade 4.73% 4.73% 11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing 2.86% 2.86% 4.14%
Utilities 0.31% 0.3% 0.88%
Information 3.69% 3.69% 2.26%
Finance and Insurance 2.98% 2.98% 4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2.39% 2.39% 1.97%
Professional and Scientific 19.47% 19.47% 6.53%
Management 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Administration 4.38% 4.38% 4.11%
Educational Services 9.82% 9.82% 9.7%
Health Care and Social Assistance 9.32% 9.32% 13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.68% 2.68% 2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services 6.05% 6.05% 6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 9.32% 9.32% 4.92%
Public Administration 17.24% 17.24% 5.05%

Workforce Statistics: The Workforce breakdown is derived from data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

White Collar Employment: perform tasks that are considered less physically laborious.

Blue Collar Employment: perform tasks that are manual, technical labor or are in technical maintenance "trades".

Civilian Employers (Population Age 16+): This data represents 2012 employment by type of employers for the total civilian population, over age 16.

Employment by Industry: This data represents 2012 employment by industry for the total civilian population.

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Washington, District of Columbia Demographics Summary