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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 (p)98.9              

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 (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 (p)18.9              

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 (p)12.5              

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

(1)124,149 (1)124,783 (1)123,613 (1)121,223 (1)118,611 (1)121,056 (1)120,881 (1)122,493 (1)119,318 (1)119,513 (1)118,437 (1)117,912 (1)120,999

2021

117,293 116,634 117,140 115,722 (p)115,758                

Employment

2020

(1)120,137 (1)121,132 (1)119,588 (1)108,607 (1)109,248 (1)111,071 (1)111,788 (1)114,466 (1)112,067 (1)113,204 (1)112,175 (1)111,074 (1)113,713

2021

110,410 110,151 110,850 111,105 (p)110,809                

Unemployment

2020

(1)4,012 (1)3,651 (1)4,025 (1)12,616 (1)9,363 (1)9,985 (1)9,093 (1)8,027 (1)7,251 (1)6,309 (1)6,262 (1)6,838 (1)7,286

2021

6,883 6,483 6,290 4,617 (p)4,949                

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)3.2 (1)2.9 (1)3.3 (1)10.4 (1)7.9 (1)8.2 (1)7.5 (1)6.6 (1)6.1 (1)5.3 (1)5.3 (1)5.8 (1)6.0

2021

5.9 5.6 5.4 4.0 (p)4.3                

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(p) Preliminary

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