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

2018

102.9 103.4 104.1 104.6 105.0 105.2 104.6 105.1 106.1 106.0 106.6 106.4 105.0

2019

104.4 104.8 105.5 106.5 106.4 105.7 (p)105.4            

Manufacturing

2018

14.7 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 14.9

2019

15.0 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9 (p)14.9            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

19.1 19.1 19.2 19.1 19.5 19.4 19.3 19.5 19.4 19.4 19.7 20.0 19.4

2019

19.2 18.9 19.3 19.4 19.4 19.3 (p)19.2            

Government

2018

13.4 13.5 13.6 13.4 13.4 13.5 13.1 13.0 13.3 13.2 13.3 13.3 13.3

2019

13.0 13.3 13.5 13.3 13.4 13.2 (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

2018

120,876 121,712 121,928 121,664 121,948 122,742 123,257 121,761 122,444 122,491 122,469 122,233 122,127

2019

122,344 123,411 123,572 123,170 124,506 124,359 (p)125,527            

Employment

2018

115,655 116,836 117,383 117,823 117,965 117,905 118,662 117,370 118,672 118,859 119,036 118,751 117,910

2019

117,944 118,982 119,280 119,776 120,353 119,929 (p)121,136            

Unemployment

2018

5,221 4,876 4,545 3,841 3,983 4,837 4,595 4,391 3,772 3,632 3,433 3,482 4,217

2019

4,400 4,429 4,292 3,394 4,153 4,430 (p)4,391            

Unemployment Rate

2018

4.3 4.0 3.7 3.2 3.3 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.8 3.5

2019

3.6 3.6 3.5 2.8 3.3 3.6 (p)3.5            

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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