Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia Job Growth
There were 721,200 jobs in Virginia Beach, Virginia in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 738,248 employed persons for the month. Virginia Beach lost 75,900 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 94,986 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Virginia Beach job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Virginia Beach, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Virginia Beach 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 for Virginia Beach, Virginia
CES employment for Virginia Beach peaked in February 2020 at 799,000. Since then 77,800 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 841,260 for Virginia Beach in February 2020. 103,012 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Beach, Virginia Employment History