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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

2018

665.1 670.3 672.0 675.3 677.3 682.3 681.2 682.8 676.9 681.5 683.0 683.0 677.6

2019

671.1 674.9 675.7 683.7 684.5 690.2 691.1 686.9 683.0 687.9 695.6 (p)696.5  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2018

37.5 37.9 38.3 39.1 39.4 39.9 40.7 40.9 40.1 40.1 40.0 39.5 39.5

2019

40.0 39.2 39.5 39.7 40.0 40.7 40.7 40.5 39.9 39.7 39.7 (p)39.6  

Manufacturing

2018

31.5 31.7 31.6 31.7 31.9 32.1 32.2 32.3 32.3 32.2 32.3 32.7 32.0

2019

32.4 32.5 32.4 32.5 32.6 32.6 32.6 32.7 32.4 32.5 32.6 (p)32.7  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

122.0 121.8 121.9 122.0 122.6 123.4 123.5 123.6 122.9 123.3 125.4 127.6 123.3

2019

121.9 120.8 120.6 121.7 122.9 123.3 123.3 122.1 122.6 122.6 125.1 (p)127.0  

Information

2018

7.4 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.3 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.3

2019

7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.8 7.0 7.1 (p)7.1  

Financial Activities

2018

49.6 50.3 50.2 50.4 50.5 50.9 51.3 51.3 50.9 51.4 51.6 51.8 50.9

2019

51.1 51.8 51.5 52.6 52.5 52.9 53.2 53.0 52.8 52.7 53.2 (p)52.7  

Professional & Business Services

2018

114.7 115.2 114.6 114.9 116.0 116.7 115.9 116.6 115.4 116.3 117.7 116.7 115.9

2019

114.8 114.4 115.2 117.2 117.5 118.2 119.1 117.4 115.1 115.9 118.3 (p)118.6  

Educational & Health Services

2018

99.1 99.7 99.8 100.0 98.3 98.2 98.6 99.3 100.1 100.6 99.5 99.4 99.4

2019

97.4 99.7 98.8 99.7 99.4 99.6 101.9 101.0 101.8 102.8 104.3 (p)104.8  

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

61.1 62.3 63.9 65.9 67.9 70.1 69.7 69.3 65.1 65.5 62.4 61.8 65.4

2019

61.5 62.5 63.7 66.0 67.0 69.8 69.5 70.2 66.3 67.7 67.2 (p)66.2  

Other Services

2018

31.5 31.7 31.9 32.0 32.3 32.7 32.9 32.7 32.2 32.3 32.3 32.2 32.2

2019

32.2 32.4 32.6 32.8 33.0 33.3 33.5 33.5 33.0 33.1 33.1 (p)33.0  

Government

2018

110.7 112.2 112.4 112.0 110.8 110.8 108.9 109.5 110.8 112.7 114.7 114.2 111.6

2019

112.8 114.6 114.4 114.6 112.6 112.9 110.4 109.6 112.3 113.9 115.0 (p)114.8  

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

2018

668,378 675,560 676,398 673,685 675,490 679,931 686,379 677,246 672,021 676,836 673,149 672,717 675,649

2019

673,850 680,998 680,859 680,580 686,010 692,496 703,579 692,785 687,233 693,313 694,895 (p)697,928  

Employment

2018

643,529 651,257 653,576 653,725 655,293 656,698 663,784 654,994 652,257 657,616 655,174 653,953 654,321

2019

651,489 658,360 659,184 662,589 665,430 671,170 682,174 672,420 669,264 675,482 676,924 (p)680,068  

Unemployment

2018

24,849 24,303 22,822 19,960 20,197 23,233 22,595 22,252 19,764 19,220 17,975 18,764 21,328

2019

22,361 22,638 21,675 17,991 20,580 21,326 21,405 20,365 17,969 17,831 17,971 (p)17,860  

Unemployment Rate

2018

3.7 3.6 3.4 3.0 3.0 3.4 3.3 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.8 3.2

2019

3.3 3.3 3.2 2.6 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.6 (p)2.6  

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.