West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
West Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

744.9 747.2 755.8 764.6 782.9 761.7 754.4 758.5 768.5 773.1 770.0 767.3 762.4

2015

746.7 748.1 (P) 750.2                    

Mining & Logging

 

2014

30.1 30.2 30.5 30.6 30.4 30.5 30.0 30.3 30.3 30.2 30.0 30.5 30.3

2015

30.2 29.2 (P) 28.6                    

Construction

 

2014

29.1 28.4 30.3 33.2 34.9 35.2 35.5 36.0 36.7 36.7 33.8 30.8 33.4

2015

27.5 26.9 (P) 26.9                    

Manufacturing

 

2014

47.7 47.3 47.6 47.7 48.0 48.2 48.1 47.9 47.8 47.8 48.0 47.6 47.8

2015

47.5 47.8 (P) 48.4                    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

133.8 132.5 132.6 133.7 134.4 135.0 134.0 134.7 134.4 136.1 137.7 139.1 134.8

2015

134.4 132.7 (P) 133.1                    

Information

 

2014

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

2015

9.5 9.5 (P) 9.6                    

Financial Activities

 

2014

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

2015

30.3 30.1 (P) 30.0                    

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

63.6 63.9 64.6 66.1 66.5 67.3 67.6 68.1 67.6 68.0 68.1 68.4 66.7

2015

67.1 67.5 (P) 67.4                    

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

124.9 125.6 126.7 126.8 127.1 125.1 123.5 124.6 127.3 128.5 128.6 127.9 126.4

2015

126.7 127.5 (P) 127.7                    

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

70.5 70.8 72.4 73.7 75.6 76.8 76.8 77.1 75.6 74.0 71.3 71.1 73.8

2015

69.3 68.7 (P) 68.6                    

Other Services

 

2014

54.8 54.8 55.3 56.0 55.8 55.9 55.8 55.6 55.4 55.5 55.3 54.8 55.4

2015

54.8 54.8 (P) 54.7                    

Government

 

2014

149.9 153.4 155.1 156.4 169.6 147.2 142.8 143.9 153.3 155.9 156.5 156.3 153.4

2015

149.4 153.4 (P) 155.2                    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

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

Labor Force

 

2014

789,977 796,023 793,701 795,650 798,021 801,876 796,301 788,734 787,914 787,537 777,275 767,407 790,035

2015

762,066 769,899 (P) 768,207                    

Employment

 

2014

730,051 731,930 734,549 743,304 746,658 749,730 745,035 737,327 742,010 743,394 733,714 724,619 738,527

2015

708,943 711,188 (P) 709,363                    

Unemployment

 

2014

59,926 64,093 59,152 52,346 51,363 52,146 51,266 51,407 45,904 44,143 43,561 42,788 51,508

2015

53,123 58,711 (P) 58,844                    

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.6 8.1 7.5 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.4 6.5 5.8 5.6 5.6 5.6 6.5

2015

7.0 7.6 (P) 7.7                    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary