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

2016

3,894.2 3,904.2 3,909.5 3,910.9 3,907.1 3,911.9 3,915.6 3,922.5 3,928.7 3,939.4 3,932.8 3,936.3

2017

3,946.3 3,960.3 (p)3,955.3                  

Mining and Logging

2016

8.1 8.1 8.0 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.9 7.8 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.7

2017

7.8 7.9 (p)7.9                  

Construction

2016

187.7 187.5 187.8 187.3 187.3 187.0 186.7 186.5 187.9 190.1 189.0 189.3

2017

189.3 186.0 (p)188.1                  

Manufacturing

2016

233.9 233.4 233.0 232.2 232.0 232.1 232.5 232.5 232.6 231.9 232.6 233.1

2017

232.1 231.8 (p)233.3                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

659.0 661.0 661.8 662.0 662.0 662.4 661.8 662.0 662.9 664.4 663.7 666.5

2017

668.6 671.4 (p)665.6                  

Information

2016

68.8 69.2 68.3 69.0 66.3 68.9 68.7 68.5 68.5 67.6 66.6 65.7

2017

66.1 66.4 (p)65.8                  

Financial Activities

2016

199.5 199.6 199.8 200.1 200.5 200.4 200.2 200.9 201.1 200.8 201.0 202.1

2017

203.5 204.4 (p)204.4                  

Professional & Business Services

2016

708.5 711.3 712.1 713.5 714.1 716.0 716.3 717.9 719.8 720.0 717.5 718.6

2017

727.5 728.7 (p)731.6                  

Educational & Health Services

2016

523.7 525.0 526.3 527.0 528.2 528.2 530.3 532.1 535.0 540.7 539.4 538.1

2017

534.2 540.0 (p)541.5                  

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

395.8 397.4 399.3 398.3 396.2 396.3 397.2 398.6 399.2 399.2 399.5 398.4

2017

402.8 405.5 (p)403.4                  

Other Services

2016

198.4 198.6 198.8 198.8 198.8 199.3 199.6 199.7 200.1 200.6 201.4 201.7

2017

201.0 200.4 (p)199.8                  

Government

2016

710.8 713.1 714.3 714.9 713.9 713.5 714.4 716.0 713.9 716.5 714.5 715.1

2017

713.4 717.8 (p)713.9                  

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

2016

(1)4,216,790 (1)4,217,388 (1)4,217,093 (1)4,217,342 (1)4,219,870 (1)4,225,455 (1)4,233,579 (1)4,242,706 (1)4,251,449 (1)4,258,723 (1)4,264,458 (1)4,268,228

2017

4,273,689 4,281,149 (p)4,290,397                  

Employment

2016

(1)4,046,759 (1)4,048,651 (1)4,049,298 (1)4,049,653 (1)4,051,276 (1)4,055,178 (1)4,061,456 (1)4,069,067 (1)4,076,836 (1)4,083,772 (1)4,089,553 (1)4,093,955

2017

4,102,235 4,115,593 (p)4,129,123                  

Unemployment

2016

(1)170,031 (1)168,737 (1)167,795 (1)167,689 (1)168,594 (1)170,277 (1)172,123 (1)173,639 (1)174,613 (1)174,951 (1)174,905 (1)174,273

2017

171,454 165,556 (p)161,274                  

Unemployment Rate

2016

(1)4.0 (1)4.0 (1)4.0 (1)4.0 (1)4.0 (1)4.0 (1)4.1 (1)4.1 (1)4.1 (1)4.1 (1)4.1 (1)4.1

2017

4.0 3.9 (p)3.8                  

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(p) Preliminary