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

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

101.1 100.9 101.6 102.6 102.8 102.9 102.9 103.1 103.2 103.9 104.4 104.4 102.8

2015

102.4 (P) 102.3                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.6 14.5 14.5 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.7 14.6

2015

14.6 (P) 14.7                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

19.5 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.2 19.2 19.1 19.1 19.2 19.7 19.8 19.3

2015

19.2 (P) 18.9                      

Government

 

2014

13.8 13.9 14.0 14.0 14.1 14.1 13.7 13.6 13.6 13.9 13.9 14.0 13.9

2015

13.9 (P) 13.9                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 119,589 (1) 119,650 (1) 120,368 (1) 118,957 (1) 120,361 (1) 119,986 (1) 120,391 (1) 118,810 (1) 118,764 (1) 119,125 (1) 118,400 (1) 117,526  

2015

(P) 123,794                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 112,247 (1) 112,128 (1) 112,843 (1) 112,593 (1) 113,088 (1) 112,409 (1) 112,598 (1) 111,305 (1) 112,001 (1) 112,750 (1) 112,319 (1) 111,576  

2015

(P) 117,141                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 7,342 (1) 7,522 (1) 7,525 (1) 6,364 (1) 7,273 (1) 7,577 (1) 7,793 (1) 7,505 (1) 6,763 (1) 6,375 (1) 6,081 (1) 5,950  

2015

(P) 6,653                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 6.1 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.3 (1) 5.3 (1) 6.0 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.3 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.1  

2015

(P) 5.4                        

Footnotes
(1) Data are provisional, subject to revision on April 21.
(P) Preliminary

The Lynchburg, Va. MSA includes Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell Counties and Bedford and Lynchburg Cities in Virginia.