Richmond, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Richmond, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

620.5 623.4 627.7 633.0 633.6 636.9 634.0 633.6 634.5 637.2 641.3 638.7 632.9

2014

632.7 633.7 638.7 643.1 645.4 650.7 646.8 642.6 644.5 649.1 (P) 653.8    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

32.5 32.9 33.6 34.2 34.3 35.0 35.1 35.1 34.8 34.0 35.3 35.4 34.4

2014

35.0 34.5 34.5 34.8 35.2 35.3 36.0 35.3 34.6 34.5 (P) 34.2    

Manufacturing

 

2013

31.7 32.0 32.1 32.1 32.3 32.5 32.5 32.4 32.3 32.1 32.1 32.1 32.2

2014

31.9 31.9 32.0 31.9 32.1 32.3 32.4 32.5 32.4 32.4 (P) 32.5    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

117.2 115.6 115.5 116.5 117.8 118.2 118.7 119.2 119.1 119.6 121.2 122.4 118.4

2014

118.3 117.9 118.4 119.4 119.8 120.7 121.4 120.5 119.7 120.9 (P) 123.2    

Information

 

2013

7.8 8.0 8.0 8.5 7.9 8.0 7.9 8.0 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.9

2014

8.7 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.7 8.7 8.6 8.5 (P) 8.5    

Financial Activities

 

2013

47.0 47.2 47.4 47.4 47.5 47.8 48.2 48.2 47.9 48.2 48.3 48.2 47.8

2014

48.6 48.3 49.0 48.9 49.2 49.3 49.0 49.4 48.6 47.9 (P) 49.5    

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

97.9 98.8 99.4 98.9 98.6 98.6 98.6 99.3 99.2 99.4 100.0 97.9 98.9

2014

97.2 98.6 99.5 98.9 100.5 101.9 101.4 99.6 100.8 100.7 (P) 101.8    

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

91.1 92.0 92.3 93.0 92.3 91.6 91.1 91.8 93.1 92.8 93.6 92.8 92.3

2014

93.9 94.5 94.6 96.4 95.7 95.7 94.8 96.0 99.0 100.0 (P) 99.3    

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

52.9 53.6 55.7 57.7 59.6 61.4 61.3 60.6 58.4 58.9 57.5 56.9 57.9

2014

54.5 54.3 56.4 57.9 59.5 61.6 62.1 60.7 58.4 59.6 (P) 58.5    

Other Services

 

2013

29.9 30.1 30.4 30.4 30.7 31.0 31.3 31.3 31.0 31.0 31.1 31.1 30.8

2014

30.9 31.1 31.3 31.5 31.7 32.0 32.1 32.0 31.6 31.7 (P) 31.7    

Government

 

2013

112.5 113.2 113.3 114.3 112.6 112.8 109.3 107.7 110.9 113.4 114.4 114.1 112.4

2014

113.7 113.8 114.3 114.7 113.1 113.4 108.9 107.9 110.8 112.9 (P) 114.6    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Richmond, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

667,975 666,574 670,242 671,988 675,909 680,351 684,116 675,033 673,012 670,505 671,285 669,036 673,002

2014

679,888 686,511 693,383 692,076 697,736 697,746 697,509 686,984 683,005 (P) 685,776      

Employment

 

2013

622,919 623,983 630,330 634,284 635,892 637,561 642,595 634,589 634,392 632,632 635,643 634,650 633,289

2014

641,962 648,999 655,276 657,681 658,722 658,087 658,139 645,326 645,532 (P) 650,709      

Unemployment

 

2013

45,056 42,591 39,912 37,704 40,017 42,790 41,521 40,444 38,620 37,873 35,642 34,386 39,713

2014

37,926 37,512 38,107 34,395 39,014 39,659 39,370 41,658 37,473 (P) 35,067      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

6.7 6.4 6.0 5.6 5.9 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.7 5.6 5.3 5.1 5.9

2014

5.6 5.5 5.5 5.0 5.6 5.7 5.6 6.1 5.5 (P) 5.1      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Richmond, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Amelia, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King and Queen, King William, Louisa, New Kent, Powhatan, Prince George, and Sussex Counties and Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Richmond Cities in Virginia.