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

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

3,700.1 3,719.4 3,740.0 3,768.6 3,776.0 3,789.6 3,765.3 3,768.0 3,772.8 3,784.1 3,797.0 3,785.3 3,763.9

2014

3,715.0 3,717.4 3,741.5 3,770.4 3,785.3 3,809.1 (P) 3,794.2            

Mining & Logging

 

2013

10.2 10.1 10.1 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.0 10.0 9.9 10.0 10.1 9.9 10.1

2014

9.9 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.9 10.0 (P) 10.0            

Construction

 

2013

169.6 170.3 172.7 176.2 178.0 180.9 182.0 182.3 180.7 177.9 179.3 177.5 177.3

2014

174.5 173.6 175.7 178.3 177.2 180.9 (P) 185.6            

Manufacturing

 

2013

229.6 229.8 229.9 230.4 230.7 231.8 232.2 232.0 231.5 229.9 229.9 229.6 230.6

2014

228.1 227.2 228.8 227.5 229.8 232.0 (P) 233.2            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

627.8 621.5 623.6 628.7 633.6 637.7 638.9 640.3 637.4 645.4 653.9 659.6 637.4

2014

634.2 627.0 628.6 633.9 640.0 641.8 (P) 642.6            

Information

 

2013

70.3 72.1 72.0 71.1 71.1 71.3 71.3 72.4 70.1 70.6 70.0 70.3 71.1

2014

70.4 71.4 70.7 70.5 70.2 69.3 (P) 70.2            

Financial Activities

 

2013

189.2 189.7 190.4 191.1 191.8 193.4 194.4 194.1 192.4 193.3 193.0 192.8 192.1

2014

193.2 192.6 193.0 192.7 194.0 196.1 (P) 196.0            

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

674.2 677.1 679.4 683.3 681.5 683.7 681.6 683.8 677.1 674.0 674.9 668.1 678.2

2014

654.6 654.6 657.7 663.9 666.6 671.3 (P) 674.7            

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

492.0 496.1 498.3 498.9 491.9 488.0 487.6 492.6 499.6 504.1 507.6 508.0 497.1

2014

508.8 512.9 513.9 512.5 509.9 508.0 (P) 506.5            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

340.4 342.9 351.7 363.6 375.6 385.7 388.2 387.2 373.8 367.1 361.5 356.2 366.2

2014

342.5 339.6 352.0 365.3 375.9 390.4 (P) 394.0            

Other Services

 

2013

190.9 191.6 192.5 193.2 194.1 195.7 197.0 195.7 193.9 194.1 194.2 194.0 193.9

2014

194.2 194.6 194.9 196.7 197.5 200.1 (P) 201.8            

Government

 

2013

705.9 718.2 719.4 721.9 717.5 711.2 682.1 677.6 706.4 717.7 722.6 719.3 710.0

2014

704.6 714.1 716.3 719.2 714.3 709.2 (P) 679.6            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 4,213,593 (1) 4,208,355 (1) 4,223,182 (1) 4,231,720 (1) 4,266,223 (1) 4,287,633 (1) 4,305,094 (1) 4,246,592 (1) 4,244,597 (1) 4,224,998 (1) 4,219,833 (1) 4,209,516 (1) 4,240,111

2014

4,235,534 4,275,929 4,315,035 4,306,107 4,342,932 4,339,001 (P) 4,339,282            

Employment

 

2013

(1) 3,948,461 (1) 3,957,134 (1) 3,989,311 (1) 4,011,145 (1) 4,029,080 (1) 4,032,216 (1) 4,057,458 (1) 4,008,057 (1) 4,015,687 (1) 3,996,626 (1) 4,008,671 (1) 4,005,927 (1) 4,004,981

2014

4,010,305 4,052,429 4,088,241 4,105,100 4,110,836 4,103,477 (P) 4,105,684            

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 265,132 (1) 251,221 (1) 233,871 (1) 220,575 (1) 237,143 (1) 255,417 (1) 247,636 (1) 238,535 (1) 228,910 (1) 228,372 (1) 211,162 (1) 203,589 (1) 235,130

2014

225,229 223,500 226,794 201,007 232,096 235,524 (P) 233,598            

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 6.3 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.6 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.0 (1) 4.8 (1) 5.5

2014

5.3 5.2 5.3 4.7 5.3 5.4 (P) 5.4            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(P) Preliminary