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Richmond

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Richmond Area Economic Summary
Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Richmond, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Richmond Area Employment — June 2021 Employment News Release Jul 2021
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 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
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
Data Series Back
Data
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021
Nov
2021
Dec
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

666.2 655.4 642.9 647.6 (p)645.1  

Employment(1)

637.3 628.6 619.6 625.6 (p)625.2  

Unemployment(1)

28.9 26.9 23.3 22.0 (p)19.9  

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.3 4.1 3.6 3.4 (p)3.1  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

655.0 652.4 648.1 653.0 655.7 (p)658.1

12-month % change

2.2 0.8 0.0 0.1 -0.3 (p)0.6

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

41.8 41.1 40.4 40.2 40.1 (p)39.8

12-month % change

5.6 3.0 1.3 -0.5 1.3 (p)-0.7

Manufacturing(3)

30.6 30.6 30.4 29.9 30.0 (p)30.0

12-month % change

0.7 0.3 0.0 -0.7 -0.3 (p)-1.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

123.4 123.0 122.9 123.5 126.2 (p)128.0

12-month % change

2.8 1.7 0.9 -0.2 0.2 (p)0.3

Information(3)

6.2 6.0 6.0 6.3 6.3 (p)6.2

12-month % change

-1.6 -1.6 -3.2 1.6 5.0 (p)1.6

Financial Activities(3)

53.2 53.8 52.1 51.8 51.3 (p)51.3

12-month % change

0.0 0.7 -2.1 -1.9 -3.6 (p)-2.8

Professional and Business Services(3)

109.1 108.4 108.7 109.9 110.0 (p)110.8

12-month % change

-2.9 -3.6 -2.6 -1.9 -3.8 (p)-1.8

Education and Health Services(3)

96.4 96.4 97.7 98.6 98.4 (p)97.9

12-month % change

2.0 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.5 (p)1.3

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

59.8 58.4 54.8 56.1 55.6 (p)57.0

12-month % change

16.1 10.6 5.0 5.1 4.5 (p)9.0

Other Services(3)

28.9 29.3 29.0 29.1 29.0 (p)28.9

12-month % change

2.8 3.5 2.8 3.2 2.8 (p)3.2

Government(3)

105.6 105.4 106.1 107.6 108.8 (p)108.2

12-month % change

0.6 -1.7 -1.8 -0.6 -0.2 (p)0.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary