Lynchburg, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

For Printing: Use smallest text size, landscape orientation, and narrow margins (0.5 inch or less)

 

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

 

2013

100.7 100.9 101.0 102.3 102.1 102.3 102.0 102.2 101.8 102.3 103.6 102.9 102.0

2014

100.3 99.8 100.3 100.6 100.7 100.6 100.3 100.4 101.0 101.7 (P) 102.7    

Manufacturing

 

2013

14.6 14.6 14.5 14.7 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.8 14.7 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.7

2014

14.6 14.5 14.6 14.5 14.6 14.8 14.8 14.7 14.7 14.7 (P) 14.8    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

19.1 18.8 18.7 18.9 19.0 19.1 19.3 19.4 19.3 19.9 20.3 20.4 19.4

2014

18.9 18.7 18.6 18.8 18.7 19.2 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.6 (P) 20.3    

Government

 

2013

14.2 14.0 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.4 14.0 13.9 13.9 14.1 14.3 14.3 14.1

2014

14.2 14.2 14.3 14.2 14.3 14.3 13.8 13.9 13.9 14.1 (P) 14.2    

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

 

2013

120,371 120,262 120,183 120,585 121,660 122,102 122,715 120,756 120,199 119,949 120,127 119,831 120,729

2014

119,519 120,212 121,126 119,994 121,708 121,123 121,190 119,396 119,256 (P) 119,733      

Employment

 

2013

111,957 112,181 112,624 113,453 113,846 113,555 114,476 113,094 112,859 112,777 113,463 113,475 113,147

2014

112,582 113,189 113,865 113,767 114,215 113,402 113,510 111,523 112,224 (P) 113,139      

Unemployment

 

2013

8,414 8,081 7,559 7,132 7,814 8,547 8,239 7,662 7,340 7,172 6,664 6,356 7,582

2014

6,937 7,023 7,261 6,227 7,493 7,721 7,680 7,873 7,032 (P) 6,594      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

7.0 6.7 6.3 5.9 6.4 7.0 6.7 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.5 5.3 6.3

2014

5.8 5.8 6.0 5.2 6.2 6.4 6.3 6.6 5.9 (P) 5.5      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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