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Northern Virginia, 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
Northern Virginia, Va.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2018

1,459.9 1,465.0 1,468.0 1,481.4 1,491.9 1,506.4 1,495.2 1,490.9 1,489.2 1,491.3 1,501.1 1,500.8 1,486.8

2019

1,482.8 1,484.0 1,494.0 1,506.0 1,510.0 1,521.8 1,507.3 (p)1,503.5          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2018

72.6 73.1 74.0 75.1 75.9 76.9 78.4 78.4 77.4 76.1 77.4 78.1 76.1

2019

75.4 75.4 76.3 76.9 77.9 78.9 81.8 (p)81.6          

Manufacturing

2018

25.5 25.7 25.7 26.0 26.2 26.6 26.6 26.5 26.2 26.2 26.3 26.6 26.2

2019

26.3 26.4 26.5 26.6 26.8 26.9 27.0 (p)26.9          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

216.1 213.3 213.3 214.3 216.1 217.8 217.0 216.4 215.3 216.0 220.0 222.2 216.5

2019

213.9 211.1 211.4 212.0 214.8 215.4 213.5 (p)212.5          

Information

2018

39.0 39.4 38.9 39.3 39.4 39.6 39.3 39.0 38.5 38.5 38.2 38.1 38.9

2019

38.2 37.8 38.2 37.5 37.2 37.1 37.2 (p)36.7          

Financial Activities

2018

77.0 77.3 77.4 77.7 78.2 79.1 79.2 78.7 78.4 77.7 76.8 76.7 77.9

2019

77.1 76.7 77.2 78.2 77.5 79.2 78.2 (p)79.0          

Professional & Business Services

2018

403.4 406.0 406.4 410.4 412.3 416.2 419.6 419.7 413.6 414.4 415.3 415.3 412.7

2019

414.4 413.0 418.0 423.1 420.6 424.9 429.3 (p)427.4          

Educational & Health Services

2018

168.9 169.7 169.7 171.3 168.9 168.4 168.7 168.8 170.9 171.3 172.5 170.5 170.0

2019

168.9 169.6 170.0 170.9 169.6 169.0 167.8 (p)167.4          

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

141.1 141.6 143.5 146.2 151.7 157.0 156.6 155.8 148.4 148.2 146.8 148.0 148.7

2019

145.7 148.1 151.5 154.2 157.4 160.3 157.9 (p)158.8          

Other Services

2018

78.0 77.9 78.0 78.3 78.8 79.6 79.5 79.2 78.3 78.2 79.1 79.2 78.7

2019

79.1 79.1 78.7 77.9 79.0 80.3 80.8 (p)81.1          

Government

2018

238.3 241.0 241.1 242.8 244.4 245.2 230.3 228.4 242.2 244.7 248.7 246.1 241.1

2019

243.8 246.8 246.2 248.7 249.2 249.8 233.8 (p)232.1          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Northern Virginia, Va.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2018

1,616,352 1,628,770 1,633,008 1,631,057 1,640,754 1,652,166 1,659,924 1,627,596 1,628,196 1,634,389 1,631,227 1,629,776 1,634,435

2019

1,641,674 1,650,466 1,658,038 1,652,231 1,665,878 1,681,002 1,694,870 (p)1,673,558          

Employment

2018

1,568,426 1,582,807 1,589,014 1,593,269 1,601,507 1,606,951 1,617,460 1,584,864 1,590,192 1,596,948 1,596,314 1,594,522 1,593,523

2019

1,596,030 1,606,474 1,615,601 1,617,398 1,625,357 1,639,532 1,654,242 (p)1,634,853          

Unemployment

2018

47,926 45,963 43,994 37,788 39,247 45,215 42,464 42,732 38,004 37,441 34,913 35,254 40,912

2019

45,644 43,992 42,437 34,833 40,521 41,470 40,628 (p)38,705          

Unemployment Rate

2018

3.0 2.8 2.7 2.3 2.4 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.5

2019

2.8 2.7 2.6 2.1 2.4 2.5 2.4 (p)2.3          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Northern Virginia, Va. includes Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia.