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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

2019

1,484.6 1,489.2 1,496.1 1,508.4 1,518.6 1,536.8 1,523.2 1,519.5 1,516.3 1,528.8 1,543.9 1,537.5 1,516.9

2020

1,513.3 1,520.2 1,513.5 1,381.6 1,387.1 (p)1,420.2              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

76.2 76.3 77.6 78.9 80.0 81.4 81.7 82.1 81.1 79.5 80.2 78.4 79.5

2020

76.2 76.3 76.4 74.8 76.5 (p)77.5              

Manufacturing

2019

26.4 26.5 26.9 27.0 27.1 27.5 27.4 27.3 27.1 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.1

2020

27.0 27.1 27.1 26.4 26.5 (p)26.8              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

217.9 213.5 214.5 215.1 216.7 219.3 218.7 218.5 216.4 217.7 221.4 226.5 218.0

2020

216.7 213.4 214.1 197.7 197.9 (p)204.1              

Information

2019

39.7 40.1 40.0 40.3 40.6 41.1 41.6 41.6 41.0 41.4 41.3 41.4 40.8

2020

41.1 41.9 41.7 41.9 41.7 (p)41.6              

Financial Activities

2019

78.0 78.2 78.2 78.7 79.1 80.0 80.2 80.1 79.4 80.0 79.3 80.2 79.3

2020

79.9 79.7 80.6 79.2 79.6 (p)78.6              

Professional & Business Services

2019

413.9 416.6 417.3 422.0 424.2 428.6 432.9 432.6 426.1 430.9 435.7 432.7 426.1

2020

429.3 431.7 429.0 417.7 418.6 (p)428.3              

Educational & Health Services

2019

172.7 174.1 174.7 175.6 173.2 174.0 171.3 171.3 174.1 175.2 176.5 174.9 174.0

2020

173.4 175.3 171.5 148.3 146.7 (p)150.9              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

141.7 142.5 145.1 147.4 152.6 158.2 158.0 156.1 148.5 150.2 149.2 149.4 149.9

2020

145.8 147.8 142.4 83.5 90.6 (p)103.4              

Other Services

2019

77.3 77.7 77.8 78.1 78.5 79.5 79.6 79.3 78.4 78.5 78.8 78.0 78.5

2020

78.0 77.5 77.2 68.9 69.7 (p)72.0              

Government

2019

240.8 243.7 244.0 245.3 246.6 247.2 231.8 230.6 244.2 248.2 254.1 248.6 243.8

2020

245.9 249.5 253.5 243.2 239.3 (p)237.0              

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

2019

(1)1,646,798 (1)1,654,100 (1)1,662,078 (1)1,656,637 (1)1,670,122 (1)1,685,807 (1)1,701,878 (1)1,678,425 (1)1,677,552 (1)1,689,122 (1)1,688,054 (1)1,682,979 (1)1,674,463

2020

1,691,018 1,702,625 1,689,438 1,639,485 1,638,310 (p)1,655,073              

Employment

2019

(1)1,597,838 (1)1,610,480 (1)1,620,014 (1)1,622,529 (1)1,631,875 (1)1,644,151 (1)1,660,101 (1)1,636,903 (1)1,640,914 (1)1,653,342 (1)1,653,303 (1)1,650,363 (1)1,635,151

2020

1,649,036 1,664,792 1,643,263 1,475,823 1,501,588 (p)1,522,908              

Unemployment

2019

(1)48,960 (1)43,620 (1)42,064 (1)34,108 (1)38,247 (1)41,656 (1)41,777 (1)41,522 (1)36,638 (1)35,780 (1)34,751 (1)32,616 (1)39,312

2020

41,982 37,833 46,175 163,662 136,722 (p)132,165              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)3.0 (1)2.6 (1)2.5 (1)2.1 (1)2.3 (1)2.5 (1)2.5 (1)2.5 (1)2.2 (1)2.1 (1)2.1 (1)1.9 (1)2.3

2020

2.5 2.2 2.7 10.0 8.3 (p)8.0              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(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.