Lynchburg, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

101.6 101.5 101.7 103.3 103.7 103.7 104.0 104.2 104.5 105.1 105.4 105.1 103.7

2016

102.4 102.2 102.4 104.5 104.1 104.3 103.9 103.9 103.7 (P) 104.5      

Manufacturing

 

2015

14.3 14.2 14.2 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.5 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.5 14.5 14.4

2016

14.4 14.4 14.3 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.3 (P) 14.3      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

19.1 19.1 19.1 19.6 19.7 19.7 19.8 19.9 19.8 19.9 20.1 20.1 19.7

2016

19.3 19.3 19.3 19.9 19.8 19.6 19.6 19.5 19.5 (P) 19.8      

Government

 

2015

14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2 13.8 13.7 13.9 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.1

2016

14.1 14.1 14.1 14.2 14.1 14.2 13.8 13.8 13.8 (P) 14.0      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Lynchburg, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

122,713 122,509 122,860 123,187 124,293 123,856 124,319 123,272 122,015 122,533 122,260 122,243 123,005

2016

120,848 120,457 120,715 120,837 120,781 121,353 122,312 121,188 120,363 (P) 121,088      

Employment

 

2015

115,842 115,731 116,473 117,479 117,834 117,215 118,016 117,350 116,540 117,170 117,104 116,991 116,979

2016

114,985 114,839 115,166 116,370 115,907 115,703 116,584 115,518 114,946 (P) 115,520      

Unemployment

 

2015

6,871 6,778 6,387 5,708 6,459 6,641 6,303 5,922 5,475 5,363 5,156 5,252 6,026

2016

5,863 5,618 5,549 4,467 4,874 5,650 5,728 5,670 5,417 (P) 5,568      

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

5.6 5.5 5.2 4.6 5.2 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.9

2016

4.9 4.7 4.6 3.7 4.0 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.5 (P) 4.6      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Lynchburg, Va. MSA includes Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell Counties and Bedford and Lynchburg Cities in Virginia.