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

632.7 633.7 638.7 643.1 645.4 (P) 650.1              

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 34.5 34.5 34.8 35.2 (P) 35.3              

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 31.9 32.0 31.9 32.1 (P) 32.3              

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

118.3 117.9 118.4 119.4 119.8 (P) 120.4              

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 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.6 (P) 8.5              

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 48.3 49.0 48.9 49.2 (P) 49.5              

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 98.6 99.5 98.9 100.5 (P) 101.7              

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 94.5 94.6 96.4 95.7 (P) 95.4              

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 54.3 56.4 57.9 59.5 (P) 61.7              

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 31.1 31.3 31.5 31.7 (P) 31.9              

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

113.7 113.8 114.3 114.7 113.1 (P) 113.4              

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

(1) 667,975 (1) 666,574 (1) 670,242 (1) 671,988 (1) 675,909 (1) 680,351 (1) 684,116 (1) 675,033 (1) 673,012 (1) 670,505 (1) 671,285 (1) 669,036 (1) 673,002

2014

679,888 686,511 693,383 692,076 (P) 698,431                

Employment

 

2013

(1) 622,919 (1) 623,983 (1) 630,330 (1) 634,284 (1) 635,892 (1) 637,561 (1) 642,595 (1) 634,589 (1) 634,392 (1) 632,632 (1) 635,643 (1) 634,650 (1) 633,289

2014

641,962 648,999 655,276 657,681 (P) 659,189                

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 45,056 (1) 42,591 (1) 39,912 (1) 37,704 (1) 40,017 (1) 42,790 (1) 41,521 (1) 40,444 (1) 38,620 (1) 37,873 (1) 35,642 (1) 34,386 (1) 39,713

2014

37,926 37,512 38,107 34,395 (P) 39,242                

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 6.7 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.9 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.1 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.9

2014

5.6 5.5 5.5 5.0 (P) 5.6                

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