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

2016

102.6 102.3 103.5 103.9 104.1 103.9 103.1 103.7 104.8 105.1 105.4 105.3 104.0

2017

102.7 103.3 (p)104.1                    

Manufacturing

2016

14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8

2017

14.7 14.8 (p)14.8                    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

19.7 19.4 19.7 19.6 19.7 19.7 19.7 19.9 19.8 19.9 20.1 20.3 19.8

2017

19.7 19.6 (p)19.6                    

Government

2016

13.7 13.7 13.9 13.9 13.7 13.8 13.4 13.5 13.7 13.8 13.9 13.9 13.7

2017

13.8 13.8 (p)14.0                    

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

2016

(r)120,195 (r)120,545 (r)121,575 (r)120,539 (r)121,346 (r)121,417 (r)122,288 (r)121,582 (r)121,985 (r)121,743 (r)121,877 (r)121,752 (r)121,404

2017

121,277 (p)122,298                      

Employment

2016

(r)114,576 (r)115,055 (r)116,179 (r)115,815 (r)116,254 (r)115,410 (r)116,241 (r)115,566 (r)116,323 (r)116,305 (r)116,789 (r)116,539 (r)115,921

2017

115,507 (p)116,868                      

Unemployment

2016

(r)5,619 (r)5,490 (r)5,396 (r)4,724 (r)5,092 (r)6,007 (r)6,047 (r)6,016 (r)5,662 (r)5,438 (r)5,088 (r)5,213 (r)5,483

2017

5,770 (p)5,430                      

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)4.7 (r)4.6 (r)4.4 (r)3.9 (r)4.2 (r)4.9 (r)4.9 (r)4.9 (r)4.6 (r)4.5 (r)4.2 (r)4.3 (r)4.5

2017

4.8 (p)4.4                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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