Virginia



News Releases:

Sep
15

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – August 2017

Gasoline prices averaged $2.384 a gallon in the Washington-Baltimore area in August 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.4 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Aug
31

Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2017

In June, Arlington County, Va., had the lowest unemployment rate in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area at 2.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Stati

Virginia Economy at a Glance:

Virginia
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Data
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug
2017

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

4,290.5 4,301.4 4,306.2 4,314.2 4,320.2 (p)4,320.6

Employment(1)

4,129.4 4,139.7 4,144.4 4,152.9 4,158.2 (p)4,158.4

Unemployment(1)

161.1 161.7 161.8 161.3 162.0 (p)162.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,955.3 3,953.6 3,952.5 3,967.6 3,979.0 (p)3,981.2

12-month % change

1.2 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.6 (p)1.5

Mining and Logging(3)

7.9 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.8 (p)7.6

12-month % change

-1.3 2.6 1.3 -1.3 -1.3 (p)-2.6

Construction(3)

188.1 189.1 188.4 190.0 191.8 (p)191.0

12-month % change

0.2 1.0 0.6 1.6 2.7 (p)2.4

Manufacturing(3)

233.9 233.2 233.8 232.1 232.7 (p)233.8

12-month % change

0.4 0.4 0.8 0.0 0.1 (p)0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

666.1 660.7 660.8 664.7 664.9 (p)662.8

12-month % change

0.6 -0.2 -0.2 0.3 0.5 (p)0.1

Information(3)

65.9 65.3 64.5 64.8 63.7 (p)64.5

12-month % change

-3.5 -5.4 -2.7 -6.0 -7.3 (p)-5.8

Financial Activities(3)

204.5 204.0 205.9 205.6 205.6 (p)206.1

12-month % change

2.4 1.9 2.7 2.6 2.7 (p)2.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

730.6 734.4 735.5 735.6 741.3 (p)735.1

12-month % change

2.6 2.9 3.0 2.7 3.5 (p)2.4

Education & Health Services(3)

541.6 544.0 543.3 544.3 548.6 (p)554.0

12-month % change

2.9 3.2 2.9 3.0 3.5 (p)4.1

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

403.2 400.8 400.1 407.5 406.5 (p)409.1

12-month % change

1.0 0.6 1.0 2.8 2.3 (p)2.6

Other Services(3)

199.5 198.8 197.8 200.6 201.5 (p)202.5

12-month % change

0.4 0.0 -0.5 0.7 1.0 (p)1.4

Government(3)

714.0 715.3 714.5 714.7 714.6 (p)714.7

12-month % change

0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 (p)-0.2

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 2017
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Blacksburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Charlottesville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Harrisonburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Lynchburg, VA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Richmond Area Economic Summary
Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Roanoke Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Virginia Beach Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Roanoke, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Northern Virginia, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Richmond, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Charlottesville, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Lynchburg, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2017
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2017
Richmond Area Employment — June 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2017
Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2017
Washington Area Employment – July 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2017
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – August 2017 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2017
County Employment and Wages in the Delmarva Peninsula – Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2014-15 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2016
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
County Employment and Wages in Virginia – First Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2016
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore – July 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – June 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2017
Womens Earnings in Virginia — 2015 Pay News Release Jan 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in the Richmond Area – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in the Virginia Beach Area – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, D.C. Area — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2017
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2017
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 – 2015 Employment News Release Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Richmond – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Roanoke – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2017 Unemployment News Release Aug 2017
Unemployment on the Delmarva Peninsula by County – June 2017 Unemployment News Release Aug 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Minimum Wage Workers in Virginia — 2016 Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Virginia’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Fatal Work Injuries in Virginia — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017