Labor Market Information

The Peninsula Council for Workforce Development is the region’s source for local, state and national Labor Market Information (LMI). The Peninsula Council offers Workforce Development Professionals, Businesses, Job Seekers and Youth information on employment statistics, wage and salary data, education levels, occupational projections and more.

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Unemployment RatesPress Release

Apr-13 Mar-13 Apr-12
Virginia                      5.0%     5.2%     5.5%
seasonally adj.      5.2%      5.3%     5.9%

United States         7.1%      7.6%     7.7%
seasonally adj.      7.5%      7.6%     8.1%

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(Area Rates / Map)