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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

2021

99.0 99.7 101.0 101.2 101.3 100.8 101.5 101.8 101.8 102.6 103.6 103.3 101.5

2022

101.3 102.3 103.3 103.9 103.1 104.1 104.0 (p)104.8          

Manufacturing

2021

14.3 14.3 14.4 14.3 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.2

2022

14.1 14.3 14.5 14.5 14.4 14.4 14.5 (p)14.4          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

18.8 18.5 18.9 18.6 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.6 18.6 19.1 19.1 18.8

2022

18.4 18.4 18.6 18.8 18.2 18.6 18.6 (p)18.9          

Government

2021

12.1 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.3 12.3 12.1 12.2 12.5 12.7 12.7 12.8 12.4

2022

12.4 12.5 12.6 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.5 (p)12.7          

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

2021

117,513 118,409 119,366 118,050 118,337 118,278 119,244 117,887 117,246 117,997 118,177 117,977 118,206

2022

118,840 118,649 120,269 119,769 119,278 120,422 120,694 120,318 (p)120,049        

Employment

2021

111,518 112,659 113,774 113,416 113,364 112,625 114,144 113,059 113,080 114,070 114,693 114,666 113,422

2022

114,487 114,935 116,759 116,548 115,310 116,382 116,698 115,858 (p)116,597        

Unemployment

2021

5,995 5,750 5,592 4,634 4,973 5,653 5,100 4,828 4,166 3,927 3,484 3,311 4,784

2022

4,353 3,714 3,510 3,221 3,968 4,040 3,996 4,460 (p)3,452        

Unemployment Rate

2021

5.1 4.9 4.7 3.9 4.2 4.8 4.3 4.1 3.6 3.3 2.9 2.8 4.0

2022

3.7 3.1 2.9 2.7 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.7 (p)2.9        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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