Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2015

3,815.4 3,817.8 3,813.2 3,823.7 3,834.5 3,838.3 3,857.1 3,860.7 3,864.2 3,881.4 3,896.2 3,902.1

2016

3,901.5 3,916.3 3,919.1 3,908.5 3,904.0 3,911.7 3,920.1 3,931.9 3,943.8 (p)3,948.7    

Mining and Logging

2015

9.4 9.4 9.2 9.2 9.0 8.8 9.1 9.1 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.6

2016

8.5 8.4 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.3 8.3 8.2 8.3 (p)7.9    

Construction

2015

180.9 181.3 180.6 182.7 183.7 183.7 184.4 184.8 184.8 185.2 186.9 187.8

2016

182.4 184.0 186.1 182.6 185.2 185.6 185.7 187.1 188.8 (p)189.6    

Manufacturing

2015

232.6 232.3 232.2 232.7 232.8 233.1 233.3 233.4 233.4 234.1 234.9 233.2

2016

232.4 231.8 230.6 229.3 229.4 228.0 229.1 230.4 229.5 (p)228.7    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2015

647.7 648.1 647.7 648.5 650.5 652.9 657.2 657.9 658.9 663.7 665.8 665.8

2016

667.2 668.2 673.3 673.6 671.0 673.9 672.5 674.9 678.3 (p)677.4    

Information

2015

70.1 69.8 69.4 69.6 69.9 69.6 69.9 69.2 69.6 69.5 69.7 69.4

2016

69.0 69.6 69.0 68.7 66.3 68.3 69.3 68.7 68.3 (p)67.7    

Financial Activities

2015

196.3 196.6 196.7 196.5 197.1 197.2 197.8 197.8 198.2 198.6 199.0 199.7

2016

199.7 200.3 201.6 200.0 200.2 201.3 198.9 199.7 200.8 (p)200.2    

Professional & Business Services

2015

687.5 687.5 687.3 691.1 694.3 694.0 696.8 697.6 699.1 705.7 708.9 714.4

2016

715.6 722.1 716.5 710.7 713.2 718.2 719.9 723.8 724.9 (p)731.8    

Educational & Health Services

2015

504.8 505.2 505.7 506.5 507.0 508.1 511.8 512.7 513.2 516.7 518.2 518.2

2016

522.0 524.2 520.8 522.5 519.9 526.6 530.0 530.9 530.7 (p)532.0    

Leisure & Hospitality

2015

378.9 379.2 378.0 379.1 380.3 381.2 384.4 386.0 387.3 389.2 392.8 393.2

2016

393.4 394.2 396.7 396.1 393.4 388.7 386.5 387.4 394.0 (p)397.4    

Other Services

2015

196.8 196.7 196.8 196.5 197.5 197.8 198.4 198.9 199.0 198.8 200.6 201.4

2016

200.3 202.0 203.3 203.7 202.9 202.4 203.5 203.7 204.2 (p)203.3    

Government

2015

710.4 711.7 709.6 711.3 712.4 711.9 714.0 713.3 711.8 711.1 710.7 710.4

2016

711.0 711.5 712.9 712.9 714.1 710.4 716.4 717.1 716.0 (p)712.7    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2015

4,232,931 4,231,438 4,229,772 4,227,614 4,225,087 4,222,813 4,222,201 4,223,832 4,227,278 4,231,844 4,236,656 4,241,570

2016

4,245,931 4,244,889 4,243,695 4,230,164 4,213,851 4,203,409 4,198,727 4,201,707 4,220,958 (p)4,247,959    

Employment

2015

4,029,664 4,030,181 4,031,211 4,032,783 4,034,778 4,037,264 4,040,820 4,045,326 4,050,285 4,055,490 4,060,487 4,064,937

2016

4,070,457 4,072,554 4,072,415 4,065,042 4,055,906 4,048,918 4,041,987 4,039,289 4,052,521 (p)4,071,456    

Unemployment

2015

203,267 201,257 198,561 194,831 190,309 185,549 181,381 178,506 176,993 176,354 176,169 176,633

2016

175,474 172,335 171,280 165,122 157,945 154,491 156,740 162,418 168,437 (p)176,503    

Unemployment Rate

2015

4.8 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2

2016

4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.9 4.0 (p)4.2    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary