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Lynchburg, 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
Lynchburg, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2020

105.0 105.5 105.1 94.3 95.4 97.3 98.0 99.7 100.2 101.7 101.5 100.8 100.4

2021

99.3 98.7 99.0 99.5 99.4 99.8 101.0 101.3 100.9 (p)102.6      

Manufacturing

2020

14.4 14.4 14.5 13.9 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2

2021

13.9 14.0 14.0 14.2 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.5 (p)14.3      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

19.3 19.2 19.2 17.6 18.0 18.4 18.7 18.9 19.0 19.0 19.4 19.0 18.8

2021

18.8 18.8 18.8 18.7 18.9 19.2 18.9 19.0 18.9 (p)19.1      

Government

2020

13.2 13.4 13.6 12.7 12.1 12.1 11.8 12.3 12.4 12.2 12.4 12.5 12.6

2021

12.2 12.4 12.6 12.5 12.6 12.8 13.2 12.7 12.8 (p)12.9      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Lynchburg, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

124,149 124,783 123,613 121,223 118,611 121,056 120,881 122,493 119,318 119,513 118,437 117,912 120,999

2021

117,293 116,634 117,140 115,722 116,180 117,601 119,786 118,268 (p)115,755        

Employment

2020

120,137 121,132 119,588 108,607 109,248 111,071 111,788 114,466 112,067 113,204 112,175 111,074 113,713

2021

110,410 110,151 110,850 111,105 111,238 111,982 114,790 113,653 (p)111,818        

Unemployment

2020

4,012 3,651 4,025 12,616 9,363 9,985 9,093 8,027 7,251 6,309 6,262 6,838 7,286

2021

6,883 6,483 6,290 4,617 4,942 5,619 4,996 4,615 (p)3,937        

Unemployment Rate

2020

3.2 2.9 3.3 10.4 7.9 8.2 7.5 6.6 6.1 5.3 5.3 5.8 6.0

2021

5.9 5.6 5.4 4.0 4.3 4.8 4.2 3.9 (p)3.4        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Lynchburg, Va. MSA includes Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell Counties and Bedford and Lynchburg Cities in Virginia.