West Virginia



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Nov
25

Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia — 2013

Fatal work injuries totaled 60 in 2013 for West Virginia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Sheila Watkins, the Bureau’s regional commissioner, noted that while the 2013 count was preliminary, the number of work-related fatalities in West Virginia increased by 11 over...

Nov
20

Consumer Price Index, South Region-October 2014

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South declined 0.3 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
18

Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – September 2014

In September, Falls Church City, Va., and Arlington County, Va., had the lowest unemployment rates in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.7 percent each, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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806.7 805.4 802.2 798.7 797.3 (P) 796.8

Employment (1)

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755.7 755.6 751.7 746.4 744.6 (P) 744.8

Unemployment (1)

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50.9 49.8 50.5 52.3 52.7 (P) 51.9

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.3 6.2 6.3 6.6 6.6 (P) 6.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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783.2 774.6 771.9 771.4 776.5 (P) 776.6

12-month % change

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3.2 1.5 1.0 1.0 2.1 (P) 1.7

Mining and Logging (3)

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33.2 33.5 33.1 32.9 33.5 (P) 33.6

12-month % change

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3.1 4.4 3.4 3.1 6.0 (P) 8.0

Construction (3)

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32.8 32.9 32.5 32.3 31.4 (P) 31.5

12-month % change

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-6.0 -3.8 -5.2 -5.6 -7.4 (P) -7.6

Manufacturing (3)

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48.5 48.7 49.1 48.7 49.1 (P) 49.3

12-month % change

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0.0 0.6 1.4 0.2 0.8 (P) 1.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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134.9 135.3 135.1 134.8 134.2 (P) 135.1

12-month % change

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-0.4 -0.3 -0.6 -0.3 -0.7 (P) 0.2

Information (3)

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9.7 9.7 9.5 9.7 9.3 (P) 9.5

12-month % change

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2.1 2.1 1.1 3.2 -1.1 (P) 1.1

Financial Activities (3)

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30.2 29.9 30.4 30.1 30.4 (P) 30.6

12-month % change

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5.6 4.5 6.7 5.6 6.7 (P) 6.6

Professional & Business Services (3)

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68.8 69.8 69.9 71.0 71.2 (P) 70.5

12-month % change

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5.8 7.4 7.2 8.7 9.5 (P) 8.3

Education & Health Services (3)

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127.3 125.6 126.0 127.3 128.8 (P) 129.4

12-month % change

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1.0 -0.1 0.3 1.1 2.4 (P) 1.9

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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76.8 78.0 78.0 77.4 77.0 (P) 76.7

12-month % change

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2.8 4.6 4.7 4.5 4.2 (P) 2.5

Other Services (3)

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55.8 55.8 55.7 55.3 55.6 (P) 55.5

12-month % change

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0.7 0.9 0.5 -0.2 0.2 (P) 0.2

Government (3)

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165.2 155.4 152.6 151.9 156.0 (P) 154.9

12-month % change

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10.9 1.0 -1.4 -2.2 1.6 (P) -0.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Pay, Unemployment,
Economic Summary Nov 2014
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Pay, Unemployment,
Economic Summary Nov 2014
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Pay, Unemployment,
Economic Summary Nov 2014
Charleston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Pay, Unemployment,
Economic Summary Nov 2014
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Pay, Unemployment,
Economic Summary Nov 2014
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Pay, Unemployment,
Economic Summary Nov 2014
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Pay, Unemployment,
Economic Summary Nov 2014
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2014
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2014
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2014
Washington Area Employment - July 2014 Employment News Release Sep 2014
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore - August 2014 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2014
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington, D.C. Area: 2011-2012 Consumer spending News Release Jan 2014
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2014
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2014
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Nov 2014
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore–September 2014 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2014
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area Employment Employment Table Oct 2014
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Metropolitan Area - September 2014 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2014
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia — 2013 Workplace fatalities News Release Nov 2014
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2014
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2014
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Workplace Fatalities in the Washington, D.C. Area – 2012 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2014
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2014
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region-October 2014 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2014
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – September 2014 Unemployment News Release Nov 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Nov 2014