Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

3,759.6 3,755.0 3,757.7 3,771.7 3,778.7 3,774.9 3,776.8 3,776.8 3,777.5 (1) 3,778.9 (1) 3,795.9 (1) 3,797.4

2015

(1) 3,786.4 3,794.6 3,785.6 3,802.7 3,811.1 (P) 3,824.5            

Mining and Logging

 

2014

9.7 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.7 9.7 9.4 9.4 9.5 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.2

2015

(1) 9.1 9.0 8.7 8.7 8.6 (P) 8.6            

Construction

 

2014

175.6 176.7 176.9 178.5 179.2 178.4 177.2 177.6 178.1 180.0 179.9 178.4

2015

179.7 181.2 180.3 185.2 186.1 (P) 187.7            

Manufacturing

 

2014

231.8 231.0 231.1 231.5 231.8 232.0 231.9 231.7 231.9 231.3 232.0 232.9

2015

233.7 232.7 234.2 234.9 233.4 (P) 234.8            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

641.4 639.8 641.5 642.1 643.1 643.1 643.5 644.0 643.7 644.8 654.0 654.6

2015

643.8 645.5 645.7 643.5 643.8 (P) 648.3            

Information

 

2014

72.2 71.3 70.7 71.4 72.4 71.3 71.3 71.3 71.4 70.2 70.6 70.5

2015

70.1 69.8 70.0 70.1 71.5 (P) 73.3            

Financial Activities

 

2014

192.7 193.1 193.2 193.2 193.3 193.7 193.3 193.5 193.7 193.2 193.5 193.6

2015

192.6 194.6 194.3 194.7 195.0 (P) 196.1            

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

673.9 674.0 673.9 679.5 680.9 679.9 680.7 679.7 678.9 674.1 677.4 676.5

2015

674.3 676.6 676.4 681.2 685.6 (P) 686.4            

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

493.3 493.4 493.9 494.9 495.6 494.8 495.9 495.3 495.2 499.3 498.6 499.3

2015

503.6 503.2 503.7 508.8 504.7 (P) 506.0            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

369.8 367.8 368.3 370.2 371.4 371.3 370.9 371.1 371.5 372.8 376.1 377.3

2015

375.4 376.6 369.4 369.6 375.2 (P) 376.8            

Other Services

 

2014

194.5 194.1 194.7 194.9 195.4 196.0 195.2 196.1 196.2 196.4 197.1 196.9

2015

197.7 198.1 198.7 198.4 199.2 (P) 198.6            

Government

 

2014

704.7 704.0 703.7 705.7 705.9 704.7 707.5 707.1 707.4 707.5 707.4 708.2

2015

706.4 707.3 704.2 707.6 708.0 (P) 707.9            

Footnotes
(1) Correction
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

 

2014

4,242,152 4,244,612 4,245,220 4,244,003 4,241,681 4,239,309 4,237,392 4,236,219 4,235,502 4,234,864 4,234,179 4,233,884

2015

4,243,874 4,251,702 4,251,804 4,258,789 4,268,255 (P) 4,260,417            

Employment

 

2014

4,016,105 4,019,584 4,021,045 4,020,755 4,020,050 4,020,261 4,021,515 4,023,534 4,025,770 4,027,887 4,029,661 4,031,086

2015

4,044,764 4,052,311 4,049,037 4,053,878 4,059,021 (P) 4,052,473            

Unemployment

 

2014

226,047 225,028 224,175 223,248 221,631 219,048 215,877 212,685 209,732 206,977 204,518 202,798

2015

199,110 199,391 202,767 204,911 209,234 (P) 207,944            

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.8

2015

4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.9 (P) 4.9            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary