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Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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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

2020

4,089.1 4,091.0 4,069.6 3,611.0 3,633.2 3,703.8 3,758.7 3,830.7 3,856.0 3,878.2 3,888.1 3,881.1

2021

3,897.4 3,886.8 3,887.3 (p)3,889.7                

Mining and Logging

2020

7.7 7.6 7.6 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.9 6.9 6.9

2021

6.8 6.8 7.4 (p)7.5                

Construction

2020

207.5 207.8 207.2 196.4 197.7 198.5 198.6 200.0 201.2 203.4 205.3 207.1

2021

207.5 205.7 206.0 (p)204.6                

Manufacturing

2020

243.3 243.5 242.8 224.9 222.6 227.1 229.8 231.6 233.0 234.6 234.1 235.9

2021

235.0 234.7 236.4 (p)237.7                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

660.2 659.9 658.5 589.1 596.3 618.8 630.4 636.8 643.0 648.7 649.2 649.7

2021

655.3 655.6 654.0 (p)656.4                

Information

2020

68.1 68.5 68.7 64.0 63.8 63.8 63.7 64.2 65.9 65.8 64.2 64.5

2021

65.2 64.4 64.5 (p)65.6                

Financial Activities

2020

214.5 214.3 214.1 208.3 207.6 206.8 207.6 208.3 208.9 207.3 208.1 208.4

2021

207.7 207.2 206.2 (p)205.9                

Professional & Business Services

2020

776.1 776.4 775.6 739.4 742.8 742.6 747.1 752.5 757.2 759.3 766.2 766.1

2021

766.8 766.3 767.9 (p)767.2                

Educational & Health Services

2020

556.4 557.9 554.6 493.0 503.2 512.0 516.8 521.9 524.7 529.4 530.0 528.5

2021

530.8 532.8 531.4 (p)531.2                

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

421.4 421.6 407.1 216.8 228.7 263.2 296.2 310.4 325.6 332.6 337.0 335.6

2021

337.7 331.8 329.8 (p)330.8                

Other Services

2020

196.8 196.3 194.4 159.0 164.1 171.4 175.9 178.7 180.4 180.1 179.8 179.6

2021

179.5 179.3 180.5 (p)180.6                

Government

2020

737.1 737.2 739.0 713.3 699.5 692.8 685.8 719.4 709.3 710.1 707.3 698.8

2021

705.1 702.2 703.2 (p)702.2                

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

2020

(r)4,453,855 (r)4,448,623 (r)4,447,482 (r)4,391,242 (r)4,274,171 (r)4,320,856 (r)4,313,312 (r)4,376,496 (r)4,302,424 (r)4,290,462 (r)4,271,293 (r)4,255,079

2021

4,254,052 4,236,621 4,238,036 (p)4,225,614                

Employment

2020

(r)4,343,866 (r)4,337,089 (r)4,333,184 (r)3,895,532 (r)3,912,282 (r)3,939,193 (r)3,972,148 (r)4,068,442 (r)4,020,210 (r)4,027,562 (r)4,023,075 (r)4,018,875

2021

4,026,838 4,016,894 4,023,601 (p)4,028,276                

Unemployment

2020

(r)109,989 (r)111,534 (r)114,298 (r)495,710 (r)361,889 (r)381,663 (r)341,164 (r)308,054 (r)282,214 (r)262,900 (r)248,218 (r)236,204

2021

227,214 219,727 214,435 (p)197,338                

Unemployment Rate

2020

(r)2.5 (r)2.5 (r)2.6 (r)11.3 (r)8.5 (r)8.8 (r)7.9 (r)7.0 (r)6.6 (r)6.1 (r)5.8 (r)5.6

2021

5.3 5.2 5.1 (p)4.7                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised