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

 

2015

3,815.4 3,817.8 3,813.2 3,823.7 3,834.5 3,838.3 3,857.1 3,860.7 3,864.2 3,881.4 3,896.2 3,902.1

2016

3,901.5 3,916.3 3,919.1 3,908.5 3,904.0 3,911.7 3,920.1 (P) 3,933.2        

Mining and Logging

 

2015

9.4 9.4 9.2 9.2 9.0 8.8 9.1 9.1 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.6

2016

8.5 8.4 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.3 8.3 (P) 8.2        

Construction

 

2015

180.9 181.3 180.6 182.7 183.7 183.7 184.4 184.8 184.8 185.2 186.9 187.8

2016

182.4 184.0 186.1 182.6 185.2 185.6 185.7 (P) 187.2        

Manufacturing

 

2015

232.6 232.3 232.2 232.7 232.8 233.1 233.3 233.4 233.4 234.1 234.9 233.2

2016

232.4 231.8 230.6 229.3 229.4 228.0 229.1 (P) 230.4        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

647.7 648.1 647.7 648.5 650.5 652.9 657.2 657.9 658.9 663.7 665.8 665.8

2016

667.2 668.2 673.3 673.6 671.0 673.9 672.5 (P) 675.5        

Information

 

2015

70.1 69.8 69.4 69.6 69.9 69.6 69.9 69.2 69.6 69.5 69.7 69.4

2016

69.0 69.6 69.0 68.7 66.3 68.3 69.3 (P) 69.2        

Financial Activities

 

2015

196.3 196.6 196.7 196.5 197.1 197.2 197.8 197.8 198.2 198.6 199.0 199.7

2016

199.7 200.3 201.6 200.0 200.2 201.3 198.9 (P) 200.0        

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

687.5 687.5 687.3 691.1 694.3 694.0 696.8 697.6 699.1 705.7 708.9 714.4

2016

715.6 722.1 716.5 710.7 713.2 718.2 719.9 (P) 723.0        

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

504.8 505.2 505.7 506.5 507.0 508.1 511.8 512.7 513.2 516.7 518.2 518.2

2016

522.0 524.2 520.8 522.5 519.9 526.6 530.0 (P) 531.9        

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

378.9 379.2 378.0 379.1 380.3 381.2 384.4 386.0 387.3 389.2 392.8 393.2

2016

393.4 394.2 396.7 396.1 393.4 388.7 386.5 (P) 387.0        

Other Services

 

2015

196.8 196.7 196.8 196.5 197.5 197.8 198.4 198.9 199.0 198.8 200.6 201.4

2016

200.3 202.0 203.3 203.7 202.9 202.4 203.5 (P) 203.7        

Government

 

2015

710.4 711.7 709.6 711.3 712.4 711.9 714.0 713.3 711.8 711.1 710.7 710.4

2016

711.0 711.5 712.9 712.9 714.1 710.4 716.4 (P) 717.1        

Footnotes
(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

 

2015

(1) 4,232,931 (1) 4,231,438 (1) 4,229,772 (1) 4,227,614 (1) 4,225,087 (1) 4,222,813 (1) 4,222,201 (1) 4,223,832 (1) 4,227,278 (1) 4,231,844 (1) 4,236,656 (1) 4,241,570

2016

4,245,931 4,244,889 4,243,695 4,230,164 4,213,851 4,203,409 4,198,727 (P) 4,202,123        

Employment

 

2015

(1) 4,029,664 (1) 4,030,181 (1) 4,031,211 (1) 4,032,783 (1) 4,034,778 (1) 4,037,264 (1) 4,040,820 (1) 4,045,326 (1) 4,050,285 (1) 4,055,490 (1) 4,060,487 (1) 4,064,937

2016

4,070,457 4,072,554 4,072,415 4,065,042 4,055,906 4,048,918 4,041,987 (P) 4,039,578        

Unemployment

 

2015

(1) 203,267 (1) 201,257 (1) 198,561 (1) 194,831 (1) 190,309 (1) 185,549 (1) 181,381 (1) 178,506 (1) 176,993 (1) 176,354 (1) 176,169 (1) 176,633

2016

175,474 172,335 171,280 165,122 157,945 154,491 156,740 (P) 162,545        

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(1) 4.8 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.7 (1) 4.6 (1) 4.5 (1) 4.4 (1) 4.3 (1) 4.2 (1) 4.2 (1) 4.2 (1) 4.2 (1) 4.2

2016

4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 (P) 3.9        

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary