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Virginia Beach

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Virginia Beach Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2024
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2024
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2024
Fatal Occupational Injuries in the Virginia Beach Area – 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Workplace Fatalities in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC– Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Jan 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release May 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Virginia’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Construction Trades Occupations in North Carolina’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Economy at a Glance:
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
Data Series Back
Data
Nov
2023
Dec
2023
Jan
2024
Feb
2024
Mar
2024
Apr
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)882.9 (2)877.3 880.9 882.0 885.8 (p)882.7

Employment(1)

(2)855.7 (2)852.1 855.4 854.9 862.9 (p)861.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)27.2 (2)25.3 25.5 27.1 22.9 (p)21.6

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.1 (2)2.9 2.9 3.1 2.6 (p)2.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

817.8 816.2 804.6 809.8 816.3 (p)819.0

12-month % change

1.9 2.2 1.7 1.8 2.3 (p)2.0

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

42.0 42.2 42.4 43.0 43.7 (p)43.1

12-month % change

3.4 4.7 5.2 7.0 8.7 (p)6.7

Manufacturing(4)

59.0 59.3 59.2 59.3 59.8 (p)60.0

12-month % change

1.4 1.9 2.1 0.9 3.1 (p)3.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

134.2 135.1 129.7 129.6 129.9 (p)130.3

12-month % change

0.0 0.7 0.0 0.9 1.0 (p)1.2

Information(4)

8.9 9.0 8.8 8.8 8.9 (p)8.9

12-month % change

-5.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -2.2 (p)-2.2

Financial Activities(4)

43.1 43.3 43.3 43.2 43.0 (p)43.7

12-month % change

4.9 5.4 5.4 4.9 3.1 (p)3.8

Professional and Business Services(4)

121.2 119.8 118.2 119.3 121.2 (p)121.8

12-month % change

1.0 0.2 -1.1 -1.2 0.2 (p)0.4

Education and Health Services(4)

120.7 120.7 120.2 122.0 122.2 (p)122.8

12-month % change

3.2 5.0 3.4 4.2 4.3 (p)4.7

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

93.2 92.5 90.9 90.8 91.8 (p)93.7

12-month % change

5.1 4.5 4.1 3.5 2.7 (p)1.4

Other Services(4)

34.9 34.7 34.8 34.7 34.8 (p)35.3

12-month % change

3.3 3.0 3.3 2.4 2.4 (p)2.9

Government(4)

160.6 159.6 157.1 159.1 161.0 (p)159.4

12-month % change

0.4 0.6 0.8 0.4 1.3 (p)0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 19, 2024.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary