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

 

2014

761.3 760.0 760.1 762.0 774.2 762.0 761.3 761.7 762.6 764.3 761.5 763.1

2015

(P) 764.5                      

Mining & Logging

 

2014

30.5 30.6 30.7 30.7 30.4 30.3 30.1 30.2 30.2 30.1 29.8 30.4

2015

(P) 30.5                      

Construction

 

2014

33.3 32.9 33.2 33.5 34.1 33.7 33.8 33.8 34.3 33.5 31.7 32.3

2015

(P) 32.6                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

48.0 47.9 47.9 48.0 48.0 47.8 47.7 47.7 47.6 47.6 47.7 47.5

2015

(P) 48.1                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

135.1 135.0 134.6 135.1 135.1 134.9 134.3 134.5 134.3 135.1 135.2 135.9

2015

(P) 136.3                      

Information

 

2014

9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.6

2015

(P) 9.6                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

31.2 31.0 31.1 30.8 30.9 30.8 30.8 30.7 30.6 30.9 31.1 30.9

2015

(P) 30.8                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

64.8 65.1 65.3 65.9 66.2 66.8 67.1 67.2 67.3 67.7 67.8 68.3

2015

(P) 68.7                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

126.9 126.3 126.2 126.2 126.2 126.5 125.9 126.3 126.2 126.8 127.0 126.5

2015

(P) 127.6                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

74.2 74.2 74.3 74.2 74.1 74.2 74.2 74.1 73.9 73.7 72.3 72.7

2015

(P) 72.4                      

Other Services

 

2014

55.4 55.5 55.4 55.6 55.5 55.5 55.5 55.4 55.4 55.4 55.5 55.2

2015

(P) 55.3                      

Government

 

2014

152.2 151.8 151.7 152.3 164.1 151.9 152.4 152.3 153.3 153.9 153.8 153.8

2015

(P) 152.6                      

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

 

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

2015

(P) 774,368                      

Employment

 

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

2015

(P) 728,775                      

Unemployment

 

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

2015

(P) 45,593                      

Unemployment Rate

 

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

2015

(P) 5.9                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary