Unemployment by ward in District of Columbia

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Definitions: (Percent) Annual unemployment rate for DC and each ward.

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DC Department of Employment Services statistics

Because initial annual unemployment rate numbers are preliminary and subject to revision as more data are received by BLS, the source for each year is the most recent DOES publication covering that year. For most years the ward-specific data are pulled from does.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/does/page_content/attachments/2002-2016%20Unemployment%20Rate%20by%20Ward%20Annual%20Averages.pdf. Citywide numbers and ward-specific numbers for more recent years are pulled from the most recent annual reports linked to through does.dc.gov/page/labor-statistics (with the 2019 report being available at does.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/does/publication/attachments/DOES%20ANNUAL%20REPORT%202019%20WEB%20%28reduced%29.pdf).

Footnotes: Last Updated April 2020