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Richmond

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Richmond Area Economic Summary
Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2020
Richmond, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Richmond Area Employment — December 2019 Employment News Release Feb 2020
Fatal Occupational Injuries in the Richmond Area – 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Workplace Fatalities in Richmond, VA – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Jan 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Richmond – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Virginia’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017

Richmond, VA Economy at a Glance:

Richmond, VA
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Dec
2019
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2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)692.9 697.5 702.3 694.7 672.8 (p)678.0

Employment(1)

(2)675.3 675.8 682.5 670.9 597.6 (p)612.2

Unemployment(1)

(2)17.6 21.7 19.8 23.7 75.3 (p)65.8

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)2.5 3.1 2.8 3.4 11.2 (p)9.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

696.2 686.3 690.2 684.2 620.1 (p)625.6

12-month % change

0.8 1.5 1.6 0.6 -9.5 (p)-8.8

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

41.1 41.2 41.3 41.3 40.2 (p)39.5

12-month % change

2.8 6.2 6.2 4.6 1.3 (p)-1.7

Manufacturing(4)

31.2 30.8 30.9 30.9 29.8 (p)29.8

12-month % change

-2.8 -3.4 -3.4 -2.8 -6.9 (p)-7.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

125.2 120.8 119.7 120.2 110.0 (p)110.7

12-month % change

-3.8 -1.0 -0.7 -0.2 -8.9 (p)-9.0

Information(4)

7.1 7.0 7.1 7.0 6.7 (p)6.6

12-month % change

4.4 2.9 1.4 1.4 -1.5 (p)-9.6

Financial Activities(4)

53.3 54.5 55.8 55.0 54.4 (p)55.0

12-month % change

2.9 5.2 7.3 5.8 4.0 (p)4.2

Professional and Business Services(4)

122.0 119.6 121.7 117.8 110.2 (p)116.3

12-month % change

1.8 2.3 4.6 1.6 -6.6 (p)-1.9

Education and Health Services(4)

102.8 101.9 102.3 100.6 88.8 (p)90.7

12-month % change

2.8 0.3 -0.5 -2.0 -13.5 (p)-9.9

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

65.6 64.3 64.1 63.7 39.1 (p)44.7

12-month % change

1.1 2.1 0.8 -1.8 -41.5 (p)-34.6

Other Services(4)

32.5 32.2 32.4 32.6 28.8 (p)29.0

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 1.3 0.9 -10.8 (p)-10.8

Government(4)

115.4 114.0 114.9 115.1 112.1 (p)103.3

12-month % change

2.2 1.9 0.9 1.1 -1.4 (p)-7.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary