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

 

2014

101.1 100.9 101.6 102.6 102.8 102.9 102.9 103.1 103.2 103.9 104.4 104.4 102.8

2015

102.4 102.7 103.4 103.7 103.8 (P) 103.3              

Manufacturing

 

2014

14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.6 14.5 14.5 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.7 14.6

2015

14.6 14.6 14.6 14.5 14.5 (P) 14.5              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

19.5 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.2 19.2 19.1 19.1 19.2 19.7 19.8 19.3

2015

19.2 18.9 19.2 19.5 19.4 (P) 19.4              

Government

 

2014

13.8 13.9 14.0 14.0 14.1 14.1 13.7 13.6 13.6 13.9 13.9 14.0 13.9

2015

13.9 13.9 14.0 14.0 14.0 (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

 

2014

123,996 124,194 125,353 124,454 125,197 125,443 126,658 124,876 124,265 124,618 123,665 122,969 124,641

2015

124,046 124,501 124,481 124,436 (P) 125,456                

Employment

 

2014

116,692 116,718 117,885 118,129 117,992 117,959 118,923 117,440 117,563 118,300 117,646 117,078 117,694

2015

117,418 117,648 117,836 118,372 (P) 118,497                

Unemployment

 

2014

7,304 7,476 7,468 6,325 7,205 7,484 7,735 7,436 6,702 6,318 6,019 5,891 6,947

2015

6,628 6,853 6,645 6,064 (P) 6,959                

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

5.9 6.0 6.0 5.1 5.8 6.0 6.1 6.0 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.8 5.6

2015

5.3 5.5 5.3 4.9 (P) 5.5                

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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