Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

3,758.3 3,766.5 3,780.0 3,832.7 3,852.2 3,866.7 3,865.6 3,864.0 3,873.1 3,901.0 3,927.6 3,926.6 3,851.2

2016

3,848.1 3,861.4 3,886.3 3,914.0 3,927.0 3,955.9 3,933.1 (P) 3,928.7          

Mining & Logging

 

2015

9.4 9.3 9.2 9.1 9.0 8.9 9.1 9.1 8.9 8.9 8.7 8.6 9.0

2016

8.5 8.3 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.3 (P) 8.3          

Construction

 

2015

173.3 172.9 175.2 182.8 185.9 187.5 190.2 189.8 188.3 186.6 186.6 185.2 183.7

2016

177.2 177.8 181.9 184.1 187.8 189.3 191.4 (P) 191.0          

Manufacturing

 

2015

230.7 230.4 231.0 232.2 232.7 234.0 234.5 234.2 234.1 234.2 235.0 233.8 233.1

2016

231.3 229.6 229.8 228.6 229.4 229.9 230.6 (P) 231.1          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

643.2 635.1 635.6 641.5 648.0 652.8 656.9 657.7 655.5 665.2 682.4 686.5 655.0

2016

663.7 655.6 660.9 665.9 669.2 674.4 674.8 (P) 676.2          

Information

 

2015

70.0 69.5 69.2 69.3 70.0 69.8 70.6 69.9 69.1 69.2 69.8 69.6 69.7

2016

68.6 69.1 68.7 68.1 66.6 69.4 69.8 (P) 69.5          

Financial Activities

 

2015

194.1 194.8 195.2 195.8 197.1 198.7 200.1 199.7 198.3 199.7 199.0 199.7 197.7

2016

199.4 199.2 200.3 199.2 199.7 201.5 201.4 (P) 201.5          

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

678.0 678.8 681.1 692.8 695.6 697.7 703.4 704.0 699.0 709.8 714.7 717.4 697.7

2016

704.3 708.8 707.9 711.8 718.3 726.1 727.3 (P) 728.5          

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

504.6 506.6 507.7 511.6 503.6 500.8 505.2 508.5 515.4 521.3 523.5 522.8 511.0

2016

521.7 526.3 524.5 527.3 519.1 521.6 521.2 (P) 522.4          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

354.7 356.4 363.0 378.5 392.7 403.0 408.4 407.4 394.6 388.4 383.7 381.6 384.4

2016

368.1 368.4 380.9 393.3 403.5 415.6 413.4 (P) 410.2          

Other Services

 

2015

193.9 194.0 195.5 196.6 198.4 200.2 201.5 201.0 199.0 198.6 200.6 200.2 198.3

2016

197.6 200.0 201.9 203.6 204.5 205.7 206.8 (P) 205.3          

Government

 

2015

706.4 718.7 717.3 722.5 719.2 713.3 685.7 682.7 710.9 719.1 723.6 721.2 711.7

2016

707.7 718.3 721.3 723.8 720.6 714.1 688.1 (P) 684.7          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

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

Labor Force

 

2015

(1) 4,228,249 (1) 4,233,936 (1) 4,242,173 (1) 4,251,938 (1) 4,282,734 (1) 4,268,927 (1) 4,276,693 (1) 4,230,497 (1) 4,203,877 (1) 4,221,613 (1) 4,220,907 (1) 4,224,090 (1) 4,240,470

2016

4,207,934 4,215,927 4,236,058 4,204,131 4,216,397 4,249,400 4,268,491 (P) 4,230,425          

Employment

 

2015

(1) 4,010,733 (1) 4,021,917 (1) 4,040,650 (1) 4,069,292 (1) 4,083,566 (1) 4,070,796 (1) 4,083,032 (1) 4,046,448 (1) 4,029,593 (1) 4,051,723 (1) 4,056,098 (1) 4,059,044 (1) 4,051,908

2016

4,024,713 4,037,174 4,060,028 4,059,445 4,064,175 4,081,432 4,097,527 (P) 4,057,406          

Unemployment

 

2015

(1) 217,516 (1) 212,019 (1) 201,523 (1) 182,646 (1) 199,168 (1) 198,131 (1) 193,661 (1) 184,049 (1) 174,284 (1) 169,890 (1) 164,809 (1) 165,046 (1) 188,562

2016

183,221 178,753 176,030 144,686 152,222 167,968 170,964 (P) 173,019          

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(1) 5.1 (1) 5.0 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.3 (1) 4.7 (1) 4.6 (1) 4.5 (1) 4.4 (1) 4.1 (1) 4.0 (1) 3.9 (1) 3.9 (1) 4.4

2016

4.4 4.2 4.2 3.4 3.6 4.0 4.0 (P) 4.1          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(P) Preliminary