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

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

620.5 623.4 627.7 633.0 633.6 636.9 634.0 633.6 634.5 637.2 641.3 638.7 632.9

2014

632.7 (P) 632.7                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

32.5 32.9 33.6 34.2 34.3 35.0 35.1 35.1 34.8 34.0 35.3 35.4 34.4

2014

35.0 (P) 34.2                      

Manufacturing

 

2013

31.7 32.0 32.1 32.1 32.3 32.5 32.5 32.4 32.3 32.1 32.1 32.1 32.2

2014

31.9 (P) 31.9                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

117.2 115.6 115.5 116.5 117.8 118.2 118.7 119.2 119.1 119.6 121.2 122.4 118.4

2014

118.3 (P) 117.8                      

Information

 

2013

7.8 8.0 8.0 8.5 7.9 8.0 7.9 8.0 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.9

2014

8.7 (P) 8.7                      

Financial Activities

 

2013

47.0 47.2 47.4 47.4 47.5 47.8 48.2 48.2 47.9 48.2 48.3 48.2 47.8

2014

48.6 (P) 48.5                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

97.9 98.8 99.4 98.9 98.6 98.6 98.6 99.3 99.2 99.4 100.0 97.9 98.9

2014

97.2 (P) 98.4                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

91.1 92.0 92.3 93.0 92.3 91.6 91.1 91.8 93.1 92.8 93.6 92.8 92.3

2014

93.9 (P) 94.3                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

52.9 53.6 55.7 57.7 59.6 61.4 61.3 60.6 58.4 58.9 57.5 56.9 57.9

2014

54.5 (P) 54.1                      

Other Services

 

2013

29.9 30.1 30.4 30.4 30.7 31.0 31.3 31.3 31.0 31.0 31.1 31.1 30.8

2014

30.9 (P) 31.1                      

Government

 

2013

112.5 113.2 113.3 114.3 112.6 112.8 109.3 107.7 110.9 113.4 114.4 114.1 112.4

2014

113.7 (P) 113.7                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

 

2013

666,798 664,503 664,733 667,228 672,818 672,741 676,959 664,296 668,237 666,877 665,730 (P) 665,236  

2014

679,888 (P) 686,105                      

Employment

 

2013

622,620 623,674 627,488 631,321 632,604 630,243 635,076 624,552 630,349 628,124 630,258 (P) 630,722  

2014

641,962 (P) 648,351                      

Unemployment

 

2013

44,178 40,829 37,245 35,907 40,214 42,498 41,883 39,744 37,888 38,753 35,472 (P) 34,514  

2014

37,926 (P) 37,754                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

6.6 6.1 5.6 5.4 6.0 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.7 5.8 5.3 (P) 5.2  

2014

5.6 (P) 5.5                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Richmond, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Amelia, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King and Queen, King William, Louisa, New Kent, Powhatan, Prince George, and Sussex Counties and Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Richmond Cities in Virginia.