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

2015

755.3 755.6 759.9 767.6 773.2 766.0 756.9 757.5 766.8 771.0 770.3 767.7 764.0

2016

742.9 746.2 754.2 763.1 778.3 766.2 757.0 758.9 766.3 (p)771.0      

Mining & Logging

2015

28.5 27.8 27.6 27.3 27.0 26.0 25.5 24.9 24.9 24.1 24.0 23.7 25.9

2016

22.4 22.3 21.5 20.7 20.8 20.8 20.7 20.8 20.1 (p)21.0      

Construction

2015

29.3 28.5 29.8 32.7 34.7 34.5 34.2 34.6 34.3 34.0 32.3 31.2 32.5

2016

27.1 26.4 28.3 31.2 32.5 33.4 33.8 34.5 33.9 (p)34.0      

Manufacturing

2015

47.6 47.5 47.8 47.5 47.8 48.1 47.9 47.7 47.7 47.3 47.2 46.9 47.6

2016

47.3 47.2 47.0 47.4 47.3 47.4 47.6 47.0 46.8 (p)46.6      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2015

133.7 132.4 132.9 134.1 135.2 135.6 135.0 134.6 135.0 135.4 137.7 138.7 135.0

2016

133.5 132.7 133.3 134.4 134.8 135.3 133.8 134.5 133.6 (p)135.0      

Information

2015

9.6 9.6 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.7 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.1 9.3 9.2 9.5

2016

9.2 9.0 9.1 9.0 9.0 9.1 9.1 9.0 8.9 (p)8.8      

Financial Activities

2015

36.3 36.1 36.3 36.3 36.4 36.5 36.5 36.6 36.3 36.9 36.7 36.8 36.5

2016

36.6 36.4 36.7 36.5 36.9 36.7 36.5 35.8 35.9 (p)35.1      

Professional & Business Services

2015

66.9 66.5 66.5 66.9 66.5 66.9 67.3 67.4 66.7 67.7 67.6 66.7 67.0

2016

65.2 65.4 66.3 66.3 66.9 67.0 66.3 66.6 67.1 (p)67.7      

Educational & Health Services

2015

127.9 128.3 128.6 128.7 129.0 126.4 124.9 125.8 129.1 130.8 131.4 130.6 128.5

2016

127.8 128.6 129.7 131.0 130.9 129.9 129.8 130.8 134.1 (p)135.5      

Leisure & Hospitality

2015

71.3 71.0 72.1 74.1 75.8 77.1 77.4 77.1 76.0 75.5 73.1 73.0 74.5

2016

70.2 70.7 72.1 74.9 77.1 80.5 80.2 80.3 78.6 (p)77.4      

Other Services

2015

54.7 54.7 54.9 55.2 55.4 55.7 55.7 55.4 55.2 55.3 55.5 55.3 55.3

2016

55.1 54.9 55.0 54.8 55.0 55.2 55.1 54.8 54.8 (p)55.1      

Government

2015

149.5 153.2 153.7 155.1 155.6 149.5 143.2 144.1 152.4 154.9 155.5 155.6 151.9

2016

148.5 152.6 155.2 156.9 167.1 150.9 144.1 144.8 152.5 (p)154.8      

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

2015

774,276 780,847 778,813 789,035 790,471 800,151 793,331 788,180 784,441 785,475 779,570 776,004 785,049

2016

776,750 781,043 774,836 778,930 783,383 798,939 795,382 793,450 794,380 (p)800,977      

Employment

2015

717,229 719,335 719,374 733,277 735,678 742,641 737,654 735,241 738,462 741,759 735,014 730,090 732,146

2016

719,417 720,051 718,829 730,382 738,012 750,545 751,825 747,863 752,342 (p)756,238      

Unemployment

2015

57,047 61,512 59,439 55,758 54,793 57,510 55,677 52,939 45,979 43,716 44,556 45,914 52,903

2016

57,333 60,992 56,007 48,548 45,371 48,394 43,557 45,587 42,038 (p)44,739      

Unemployment Rate

2015

7.4 7.9 7.6 7.1 6.9 7.2 7.0 6.7 5.9 5.6 5.7 5.9 6.7

2016

7.4 7.8 7.2 6.2 5.8 6.1 5.5 5.7 5.3 (p)5.6      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary