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Virginia



News Releases:

Sep
16

County Employment and Wages in Virginia – First Quarter 2021

Employment fell in the 12 largest counties in Virginia from March 2020 to March 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
14

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – August 2021

Gasoline prices averaged $3.204 per gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in August 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.3 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Virginia Economy at a Glance:

Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

4,238.0 4,225.8 4,230.0 4,233.9 4,241.8 (p)4,247.3

Employment(1)

4,023.6 4,028.5 4,040.8 4,050.1 4,065.6 (p)4,078.8

Unemployment(1)

214.4 197.3 189.2 183.8 176.2 (p)168.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.1 4.7 4.5 4.3 4.2 (p)4.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,887.3 3,892.0 3,891.0 3,900.2 3,902.7 (p)3,913.2

12-month % change

-4.5 7.8 7.1 5.3 3.8 (p)2.2

Mining and Logging(3)

7.4 7.5 7.4 7.5 7.7 (p)7.7

12-month % change

-2.6 10.3 7.2 10.3 13.2 (p)11.6

Construction(3)

206.0 204.7 203.5 204.6 204.8 (p)205.4

12-month % change

-0.6 4.2 2.9 3.1 3.1 (p)2.7

Manufacturing(3)

236.4 237.4 236.7 236.4 236.6 (p)236.7

12-month % change

-2.6 5.6 6.3 4.1 3.0 (p)2.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

654.0 657.4 656.9 658.9 656.8 (p)653.4

12-month % change

-0.7 11.6 10.2 6.5 4.2 (p)2.6

Information(3)

64.5 65.7 63.9 64.6 65.3 (p)65.1

12-month % change

-6.1 2.7 0.2 1.3 2.5 (p)1.4

Financial Activities(3)

206.2 205.7 205.4 204.5 202.8 (p)204.0

12-month % change

-3.7 -1.2 -1.1 -1.1 -2.3 (p)-2.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

767.9 767.8 770.2 771.5 775.7 (p)773.1

12-month % change

-1.0 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.8 (p)2.7

Education & Health Services(3)

531.4 531.5 534.7 533.8 531.4 (p)530.3

12-month % change

-4.2 7.8 6.3 4.3 2.8 (p)1.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

329.8 332.4 334.4 332.6 345.2 (p)347.5

12-month % change

-19.0 53.3 46.2 26.4 16.5 (p)12.0

Other Services(3)

180.5 180.4 180.5 181.5 180.9 (p)185.5

12-month % change

-7.2 13.5 10.0 5.9 2.8 (p)3.8

Government(3)

703.2 701.5 697.4 704.3 695.5 (p)704.5

12-month % change

-4.8 -1.7 -0.3 1.7 1.4 (p)-2.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Blacksburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Charlottesville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Harrisonburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Lynchburg, VA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Richmond Area Economic Summary
Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Roanoke Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Virginia Beach Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Roanoke, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Northern Virginia, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Richmond, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Charlottesville, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Lynchburg, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2021
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2021
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2021
Richmond Area Employment — June 2021 Employment News Release Jul 2021
Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2021 Employment News Release Jul 2021
Washington Area Employment – July 2021 Employment News Release Aug 2021
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – August 2021 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2021
County Employment and Wages in the Delmarva Peninsula – Fourth Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2017-18 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2020
County Employment and Wages in Washington, DC — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
County Employment and Wages in Virginia – First Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2021
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Sep 2021
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – July 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2021
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – March 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2021
Women’s Earnings in Virginia – 2019 Pay News Release Jan 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in the Richmond Area – 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Fatal Occupational Injuries in the Virginia Beach Area – 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Jun 2020
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2021
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Workplace Fatalities in Richmond, VA – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Jan 2015
Workplace Fatalities in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC– Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Jan 2015
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Union Members in Virginia — 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Richmond – May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Roanoke – May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News – May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2020 Unemployment News Release Aug 2020
Unemployment on the Delmarva Peninsula by County – June 2020 Unemployment News Release Aug 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Minimum Wage Workers in Virginia — 2017 Pay News Release Aug 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Virginia’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Virginia — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Jun 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Virginia — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Virginia — Fourth Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Aug 2021