Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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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

 

2013

3,760.4 3,769.1 3,765.4 3,769.4 3,763.6 3,761.4 3,764.9 3,768.5 3,766.3 3,763.2 3,769.2 3,768.4

2014

3,762.4 3,769.9 (P) 3,764.8                  

Mining and Logging

 

2013

10.2 10.2 10.2 10.3 10.3 10.2 10.0 9.9 10.0 9.9 10.0 9.9

2014

10.1 9.9 (P) 9.9                  

Construction

 

2013

177.7 178.9 177.7 178.0 177.8 177.3 176.7 176.9 176.9 176.4 178.6 178.9

2014

179.0 180.8 (P) 179.9                  

Manufacturing

 

2013

231.6 231.5 231.2 231.4 231.3 231.0 230.9 230.8 230.0 229.1 229.5 229.2

2014

229.1 228.9 (P) 229.5                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

632.6 635.7 633.7 636.5 637.1 637.7 639.4 640.4 639.9 644.2 641.0 642.7

2014

636.2 637.8 (P) 639.4                  

Information

 

2013

71.1 72.1 71.6 71.6 71.2 71.1 70.9 71.3 70.8 70.4 69.8 69.7

2014

70.6 71.9 (P) 70.8                  

Financial Activities

 

2013

191.3 191.6 191.8 192.2 192.1 192.0 192.1 192.2 192.0 192.7 193.1 193.1

2014

194.0 194.2 (P) 193.9                  

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

683.5 684.5 684.5 683.9 683.3 682.0 678.0 677.8 676.2 669.5 669.1 666.1

2014

660.9 665.7 (P) 663.4                  

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

493.8 495.0 496.0 495.6 492.4 494.1 496.2 498.1 498.9 499.0 500.9 502.9

2014

510.4 514.0 (P) 512.0                  

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

366.4 365.5 365.1 365.5 364.5 362.8 365.5 365.7 366.7 368.5 373.2 371.2

2014

366.6 364.3 (P) 363.8                  

Other Services

 

2013

193.6 193.5 193.4 193.3 193.2 193.5 194.5 194.3 194.3 193.8 194.1 194.7

2014

198.1 197.3 (P) 196.1                  

Government

 

2013

708.6 710.6 710.2 711.1 710.4 709.7 710.7 711.1 710.6 709.7 709.9 710.0

2014

707.4 705.1 (P) 706.1                  

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

 

2013

(1) 4,236,218 (1) 4,238,575 (1) 4,241,267 (1) 4,244,028 (1) 4,245,333 (1) 4,244,783 (1) 4,242,953 (1) 4,240,445 (1) 4,237,816 (1) 4,235,946 (1) 4,234,423 (1) 4,234,092

2014

4,247,322 4,273,915 (P) 4,302,126                  

Employment

 

2013

(1) 3,996,267 (1) 4,000,348 (1) 4,003,991 (1) 4,006,730 (1) 4,006,827 (1) 4,004,503 (1) 4,001,936 (1) 4,001,309 (1) 4,003,062 (1) 4,006,544 (1) 4,010,519 (1) 4,015,327

2014

4,034,350 4,064,282 (P) 4,088,816                  

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 239,951 (1) 238,227 (1) 237,276 (1) 237,298 (1) 238,506 (1) 240,280 (1) 241,017 (1) 239,136 (1) 234,754 (1) 229,402 (1) 223,904 (1) 218,765

2014

212,972 209,633 (P) 213,310                  

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 5.7 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.2

2014

5.0 4.9 (P) 5.0                  

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