Virginia Job Growth
There were 3,933,700 jobs in Virginia in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,082,362 employed persons for the month. Virginia lost 13,600 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 10,929 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Virginia job growth compared to other states.
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Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Virginia as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Virginia
CES employment peaked in October 2016 for Virginia at 3,947,300. Since then 13,600 jobs have been lost in Virginia according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Virginia for November 2016 is at a new high of 4,082,362.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Employment History