Northern Virginia, 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
Northern Virginia, Va.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

1,351.8 1,353.1 1,357.5 1,366.3 1,371.5 1,378.9 1,370.1 1,370.7 1,369.4 1,374.7 1,384.4 1,377.6 1,368.8

2014

1,356.8 1,351.6 1,358.9 1,369.0 1,373.5 1,389.4 1,383.5 (P) 1,376.6          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

64.9 64.8 65.7 67.0 68.2 69.4 69.8 70.2 69.5 68.2 69.2 67.5 67.9

2014

68.4 68.0 69.1 70.5 69.1 72.1 72.6 (P) 73.3          

Manufacturing

 

2013

22.2 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 22.4 22.4 22.0 22.0 21.9 21.9 22.2

2014

21.7 21.6 21.7 21.6 21.7 21.9 21.9 (P) 21.7          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

202.9 199.8 200.6 202.1 203.6 205.2 205.4 205.2 204.1 207.7 213.1 213.3 205.3

2014

204.9 201.9 201.5 203.5 204.5 205.5 207.2 (P) 205.8          

Information

 

2013

39.1 40.2 40.1 39.3 39.6 39.5 39.7 40.6 39.2 39.3 39.0 38.9 39.5

2014

38.7 39.1 38.9 38.7 38.6 38.3 38.5 (P) 38.5          

Financial Activities

 

2013

67.2 67.4 67.7 67.9 68.0 68.5 68.9 69.0 68.3 68.7 68.6 68.7 68.2

2014

68.8 68.9 68.7 68.8 69.0 69.3 70.2 (P) 70.1          

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

379.5 379.8 379.8 383.3 382.1 383.2 383.6 383.9 379.0 378.9 379.4 378.5 380.9

2014

372.5 370.8 373.2 376.7 378.2 381.8 383.5 (P) 381.3          

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

145.8 146.9 147.5 147.1 144.8 143.4 144.6 145.6 147.4 148.6 148.9 147.9 146.5

2014

148.0 148.0 148.3 148.8 146.2 144.7 145.2 (P) 145.0          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

121.7 121.6 123.2 126.4 130.5 134.9 135.8 135.7 130.8 127.1 128.1 125.9 128.5

2014

122.0 120.6 124.0 125.9 130.2 138.4 139.6 (P) 138.0          

Other Services

 

2013

73.1 73.3 73.4 73.9 74.2 74.5 74.7 74.5 73.9 74.2 74.6 74.4 74.1

2014

75.0 74.2 74.6 75.3 75.4 76.4 77.7 (P) 76.3          

Government

 

2013

235.4 237.2 237.3 237.0 238.1 237.8 225.2 223.6 235.2 240.0 241.6 240.6 235.8

2014

236.8 238.5 238.9 239.2 240.6 241.0 227.1 (P) 226.6          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Northern Virginia, Va.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 1,543,048 (1) 1,539,961 (1) 1,546,134 (1) 1,548,637 (1) 1,561,975 (1) 1,569,991 (1) 1,579,357 (1) 1,555,334 (1) 1,553,933 (1) 1,549,802 (1) 1,549,682 (1) 1,544,265 (1) 1,553,510

2014

1,559,507 1,570,908 1,582,165 1,579,395 1,589,897 1,592,846 (P) 1,598,508            

Employment

 

2013

(1) 1,469,857 (1) 1,468,759 (1) 1,479,253 (1) 1,485,797 (1) 1,492,607 (1) 1,494,433 (1) 1,506,902 (1) 1,486,082 (1) 1,485,876 (1) 1,479,908 (1) 1,487,233 (1) 1,484,095 (1) 1,485,067

2014

1,493,810 1,504,598 1,514,278 1,519,800 1,519,719 1,521,932 (P) 1,528,980            

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 73,191 (1) 71,202 (1) 66,881 (1) 62,840 (1) 69,368 (1) 75,558 (1) 72,455 (1) 69,252 (1) 68,057 (1) 69,894 (1) 62,449 (1) 60,170 (1) 68,443

2014

65,697 66,310 67,887 59,595 70,178 70,914 (P) 69,528            

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

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

2014

4.2 4.2 4.3 3.8 4.4 4.5 (P) 4.3            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary

Northern Virginia, Va. includes Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia.