Virginia



News Releases:

May
14

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – April 2018

Gasoline prices averaged $2.777 a gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in April 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
11

Unemployment on the Delmarva Peninsula by County – March 2018

In March, Worcester County, MD, had the highest unemployment rate on the Delmarva Peninsula at 10.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
11

Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – March 2018

In March, Arlington County, VA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area at 2.2 percent.

Virginia Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)4,319.3 (2)4,318.5 4,317.0 4,320.8 4,325.3 (p)4,331.1

Employment(1)

(2)4,163.2 (2)4,162.2 4,163.1 4,171.1 4,178.4 (p)4,187.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)156.2 (2)156.3 154.0 149.7 147.0 (p)144.0

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.6 (2)3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4 (p)3.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

3,956.6 3,954.1 3,964.9 3,983.2 3,989.0 (p)3,993.7

12-month % change

0.7 0.5 0.6 0.9 1.0 (p)1.2

Mining and Logging(4)

8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2 (p)8.3

12-month % change

3.8 2.5 3.8 3.8 2.5 (p)3.8

Construction(4)

196.1 197.3 198.0 201.5 201.7 (p)200.9

12-month % change

2.9 3.4 3.3 4.0 4.6 (p)4.6

Manufacturing(4)

234.3 236.4 237.1 239.3 238.6 (p)239.3

12-month % change

0.6 1.5 1.7 2.3 1.9 (p)2.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

660.1 662.0 660.1 662.3 664.7 (p)665.7

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.1 -0.6 -0.2 0.2 (p)0.4

Information(4)

66.6 67.2 67.9 67.6 67.4 (p)67.7

12-month % change

-1.6 -1.2 -0.4 -1.2 -1.3 (p)-0.6

Financial Activities(4)

206.1 206.2 205.1 205.5 206.5 (p)207.0

12-month % change

1.7 1.5 0.8 0.8 1.2 (p)1.3

Professional & Business Services(4)

732.8 730.0 735.0 737.1 737.7 (p)738.7

12-month % change

2.0 1.2 1.9 1.7 1.7 (p)1.7

Education & Health Services(4)

532.0 528.9 532.1 533.8 536.0 (p)538.6

12-month % change

0.9 0.4 0.7 1.0 1.3 (p)1.9

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

400.1 397.9 400.5 405.1 406.4 (p)407.1

12-month % change

-0.7 -1.2 -0.8 -0.1 0.4 (p)0.8

Other Services(4)

204.0 203.9 205.3 206.6 205.9 (p)205.1

12-month % change

1.1 1.1 1.6 2.2 1.8 (p)1.5

Government(4)

716.3 716.1 715.6 716.2 715.9 (p)715.3

12-month % change

0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 (p)-0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Blacksburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Charlottesville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Harrisonburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Lynchburg, VA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Richmond Area Economic Summary
Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Roanoke Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Virginia Beach Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Roanoke, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Northern Virginia, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Richmond, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Charlottesville, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Lynchburg, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table May 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2018
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Richmond Area Employment — June 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2017
Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2017
Washington Area Employment – January 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2018
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – April 2018 Average energy prices News Release May 2018
County Employment and Wages in the Delmarva Peninsula – Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2017
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2017
County Employment and Wages in Virginia – First Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table May 2018
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – March 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – March 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Apr 2018
Women's Earnings in Virginia — 2016 Pay News Release Oct 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in the Richmond Area – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in the Virginia Beach Area – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2018
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Workplace Fatalities in Richmond, VA – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Jan 2015
Workplace Fatalities in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC– Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Jan 2015
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Union Members in Virginia – 2017 Employment News Release Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Richmond – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Roanoke – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – March 2018 Unemployment News Release May 2018
Unemployment on the Delmarva Peninsula by County – March 2018 Unemployment News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Minimum Wage Workers in Virginia — 2016 Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Virginia’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in Virginia — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017