West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
West Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

764.4 764.8 763.9 764.0 759.2 763.0 764.0 763.8 760.9 763.9 764.8 764.8

2014

762.0 766.5 768.2 771.2 783.2 774.6 771.9 771.4 776.5 777.2 772.4 (P) 772.8

Mining & Logging

 

2013

31.8 31.9 31.9 32.0 32.2 32.1 32.0 31.9 31.6 31.1 31.7 31.9

2014

31.6 31.2 32.0 32.3 33.2 33.5 33.1 32.9 33.5 33.6 33.2 (P) 34.1

Construction

 

2013

34.9 35.2 34.7 34.7 34.9 34.2 34.3 34.2 33.9 34.1 33.5 32.8

2014

33.0 32.8 34.1 33.5 32.8 32.9 32.5 32.3 31.4 31.6 29.2 (P) 29.8

Manufacturing

 

2013

48.6 48.5 48.4 48.4 48.5 48.4 48.4 48.6 48.7 48.5 48.6 48.3

2014

47.5 47.7 47.8 48.2 48.5 48.7 49.1 48.7 49.1 49.4 49.0 (P) 48.9

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

135.9 136.0 135.4 135.7 135.5 135.7 135.9 135.2 135.1 134.8 135.1 136.2

2014

135.1 135.4 135.7 135.4 134.9 135.3 135.1 134.8 134.2 135.1 134.4 (P) 134.6

Information

 

2013

9.4 9.5 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.5 9.5

2014

9.9 9.9 9.9 9.8 9.7 9.7 9.5 9.7 9.3 9.5 9.3 (P) 9.4

Financial Activities

 

2013

28.5 28.6 28.8 28.8 28.6 28.6 28.5 28.5 28.5 28.7 29.5 29.5

2014

30.6 30.5 30.5 30.6 30.2 29.9 30.4 30.1 30.4 30.6 30.9 (P) 30.7

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

64.4 64.7 65.0 64.6 65.0 65.0 65.2 65.3 65.0 65.1 65.5 65.4

2014

65.2 67.2 67.1 68.5 68.8 69.8 69.9 71.0 71.2 71.0 70.9 (P) 71.9

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

126.3 126.3 126.2 126.0 126.0 125.7 125.6 125.9 125.8 127.0 126.9 126.8

2014

125.0 126.9 126.3 127.0 127.3 125.6 126.0 127.3 128.8 129.4 129.3 (P) 128.4

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

75.2 74.8 74.8 74.7 74.7 74.6 74.5 74.1 73.9 74.8 74.1 74.2

2014

75.1 74.3 75.0 75.4 76.8 78.0 78.0 77.4 77.0 76.6 74.5 (P) 74.7

Other Services

 

2013

55.5 55.5 55.8 55.9 55.4 55.3 55.4 55.4 55.5 55.4 55.5 55.3

2014

55.6 55.9 55.6 55.6 55.8 55.8 55.7 55.3 55.6 55.6 55.8 (P) 55.3

Government

 

2013

153.9 153.8 153.3 153.7 148.9 153.9 154.8 155.3 153.5 155.0 154.9 154.9

2014

153.4 154.7 154.2 154.9 165.2 155.4 152.6 151.9 156.0 154.8 155.9 (P) 155.0

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

West Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

 

2013

803,117 801,358 799,751 798,518 797,618 796,941 796,354 795,744 795,165 794,777 794,646 794,739

2014

794,848 794,620 793,849 792,521 790,799 788,883 786,821 784,695 782,514 780,321 778,246 776,536

Employment

 

2013

745,629 745,323 745,114 745,058 745,008 744,846 744,549 744,114 743,574 742,972 742,346 741,734

2014

741,133 740,459 739,631 738,650 737,632 736,656 735,661 734,631 733,588 732,571 731,616 730,842

Unemployment

 

2013

57,488 56,035 54,637 53,460 52,610 52,095 51,805 51,630 51,591 51,805 52,300 53,005

2014

53,715 54,161 54,218 53,871 53,167 52,227 51,160 50,064 48,926 47,750 46,630 45,694

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

7.2 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.7

2014

6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.9