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Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2023

4,092.4 4,125.2 4,134.4 4,156.9 4,165.2 4,195.8 4,165.5 4,178.2 4,182.1 4,206.6 4,223.1 4,215.2 4,170.1

2024

4,147.7 4,182.0 4,210.5 4,234.8 4,251.7 (p)4,288.5              

Mining & Logging

2023

7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.3

2024

7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.3 (p)7.4              

Construction

2023

209.6 210.3 212.2 213.0 214.1 216.0 217.2 217.7 217.8 218.8 218.5 217.5 215.2

2024

213.5 215.4 219.2 220.8 224.2 (p)227.8              

Manufacturing

2023

244.8 246.0 245.4 245.0 245.6 247.1 246.6 246.3 246.1 247.0 247.4 248.9 246.4

2024

247.5 247.3 248.8 249.9 249.9 (p)250.3              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

670.6 665.1 665.2 665.6 669.1 673.2 670.6 669.9 666.3 674.1 687.3 694.0 672.6

2024

670.2 667.3 669.7 671.4 675.1 (p)678.6              

Information

2023

70.9 70.9 70.8 70.7 70.8 70.8 70.7 70.5 69.8 69.3 69.3 70.1 70.4

2024

68.8 69.3 69.4 69.4 70.5 (p)71.8              

Financial Activities

2023

218.9 219.3 219.6 220.0 221.0 223.4 224.6 224.6 222.6 222.2 221.9 222.4 221.7

2024

220.4 220.2 219.7 221.4 220.6 (p)222.2              

Professional & Business Services

2023

802.7 807.2 804.9 810.3 810.4 815.2 814.9 814.2 806.5 809.3 804.7 802.8 808.6

2024

798.4 807.7 813.5 816.7 817.7 (p)827.1              

Educational & Health Services

2023

572.2 579.0 579.1 581.4 574.6 572.3 575.0 579.7 590.2 594.2 597.1 596.8 582.6

2024

593.0 600.6 600.2 606.9 605.7 (p)604.8              

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

384.4 389.6 396.0 406.9 419.7 434.3 435.2 433.3 413.7 413.1 411.7 407.6 412.1

2024

395.1 395.4 403.9 412.9 423.7 (p)437.8              

Other Services

2023

194.5 195.4 196.4 197.6 198.7 201.4 202.4 201.5 199.9 201.6 200.6 200.3 199.2

2024

199.5 198.8 200.3 203.0 204.4 (p)207.3              

Government

2023

716.5 735.1 737.5 739.1 733.9 734.8 701.0 713.2 741.9 749.7 757.3 747.6 734.0

2024

734.1 752.8 758.6 755.1 752.6 (p)753.4              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2023

(r)4,477,788 (r)4,519,896 (r)4,559,490 (r)4,545,442 (r)4,559,770 (r)4,588,762 (r)4,601,688 (r)4,572,149 (r)4,563,911 (r)4,572,312 (r)4,566,701 (r)4,534,581 (r)4,555,208

2024

4,558,770 4,567,444 4,580,043 4,565,331 4,571,774 (p)4,599,352              

Employment

2023

(r)4,342,191 (r)4,388,445 (r)4,430,576 (r)4,436,865 (r)4,430,028 (r)4,454,641 (r)4,470,075 (r)4,427,324 (r)4,425,399 (r)4,436,269 (r)4,435,433 (r)4,412,610 (r)4,424,155

2024

4,433,559 4,434,381 4,468,309 4,459,749 4,449,081 (p)4,460,542              

Unemployment

2023

(r)135,597 (r)131,451 (r)128,914 (r)108,577 (r)129,742 (r)134,121 (r)131,613 (r)144,825 (r)138,512 (r)136,043 (r)131,268 (r)121,971 (r)131,053

2024

125,211 133,063 111,734 105,582 122,693 (p)138,810              

Unemployment Rate

2023

(r)3.0 (r)2.9 (r)2.8 (r)2.4 (r)2.8 (r)2.9 (r)2.9 (r)3.2 (r)3.0 (r)3.0 (r)2.9 (r)2.7 (r)2.9

2024

2.7 2.9 2.4 2.3 2.7 (p)3.0              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised