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

2018

102.9 103.4 104.1 104.6 105.0 105.2 104.6 105.1 106.1 106.0 106.6 106.4 105.0

2019

104.4 104.8 105.5 106.5 106.4 (p)104.9              

Manufacturing

2018

14.7 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 14.9

2019

15.0 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9 (p)14.9              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

19.1 19.1 19.2 19.1 19.5 19.4 19.3 19.5 19.4 19.4 19.7 20.0 19.4

2019

19.2 18.9 19.3 19.4 19.4 (p)19.3              

Government

2018

13.4 13.5 13.6 13.4 13.4 13.5 13.1 13.0 13.3 13.2 13.3 13.3 13.3

2019

13.0 13.3 13.5 13.3 13.4 (p)13.2              

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

2018

(r)120,876 (r)121,712 (r)121,928 (r)121,664 (r)121,948 (r)122,742 (r)123,257 (r)121,761 (r)122,444 (r)122,491 (r)122,469 (r)122,233 (r)122,127

2019

122,344 123,411 123,572 123,170 (p)123,823                

Employment

2018

(r)115,655 (r)116,836 (r)117,383 (r)117,823 (r)117,965 (r)117,905 (r)118,662 (r)117,370 (r)118,672 (r)118,859 (r)119,036 (r)118,751 (r)117,910

2019

117,944 118,982 119,280 119,776 (p)119,669                

Unemployment

2018

(r)5,221 (r)4,876 (r)4,545 (r)3,841 (r)3,983 (r)4,837 (r)4,595 (r)4,391 (r)3,772 (r)3,632 (r)3,433 (r)3,482 (r)4,217

2019

4,400 4,429 4,292 3,394 (p)4,154                

Unemployment Rate

2018

(r)4.3 (r)4.0 (r)3.7 (r)3.2 (r)3.3 (r)3.9 (r)3.7 (r)3.6 (r)3.1 (r)3.0 (r)2.8 (r)2.8 (r)3.5

2019

3.6 3.6 3.5 2.8 (p)3.4                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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