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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

2019

104.7 105.5 106.0 106.6 105.7 105.5 104.4 105.4 105.9 106.8 106.7 105.7 105.7

2020

103.8 104.1 105.1 95.7 95.1 (p)98.6              

Manufacturing

2019

14.8 14.8 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.7 14.7 14.7 14.8

2020

14.5 14.5 14.5 14.1 14.2 (p)15.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

19.4 19.3 19.4 19.4 19.4 19.4 19.4 19.4 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.2 19.4

2020

18.7 18.4 18.8 18.0 18.3 (p)18.4              

Government

2019

13.2 13.4 13.5 13.4 13.4 13.2 12.5 13.0 13.2 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.3

2020

13.3 13.5 13.7 12.5 11.8 (p)11.3              

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

2019

(1)123,049 (1)124,010 (1)124,164 (1)123,519 (1)123,287 (1)123,657 (1)124,154 (1)123,833 (1)124,212 (1)125,006 (1)123,964 (1)122,988 (1)123,820

2020

123,647 124,180 124,515 119,358 118,214 (p)120,995              

Employment

2019

(1)118,340 (1)119,631 (1)119,921 (1)120,205 (1)119,376 (1)119,217 (1)119,653 (1)119,550 (1)120,437 (1)121,397 (1)120,431 (1)119,481 (1)119,803

2020

119,259 120,134 119,656 107,259 108,497 (p)111,432              

Unemployment

2019

(1)4,709 (1)4,379 (1)4,243 (1)3,314 (1)3,911 (1)4,440 (1)4,501 (1)4,283 (1)3,775 (1)3,609 (1)3,533 (1)3,507 (1)4,017

2020

4,388 4,046 4,859 12,099 9,717 (p)9,563              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)3.8 (1)3.5 (1)3.4 (1)2.7 (1)3.2 (1)3.6 (1)3.6 (1)3.5 (1)3.0 (1)2.9 (1)2.9 (1)2.9 (1)3.2

2020

3.5 3.3 3.9 10.1 8.2 (p)7.9              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(p) Preliminary

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