West Virginia



News Releases:

Dec
05

Washington Area Employment – October 2016

Total nonfarm employment for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,276,800 in October 2016, up 70,200, or 2.2 percent, over the year.

Nov
18

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – October 2016

Gasoline prices averaged $2.283 a gallon in the Washington-Baltimore area in October 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
17

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched up 0.1 percent in October, 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)

780.7 781.0 783.1 787.1 790.9 (p)794.7

Employment(1)

732.1 733.8 738.1 742.3 745.3 (p)746.8

Unemployment(1)

48.6 47.1 45.0 44.8 45.5 (p)47.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.2 6.0 5.7 5.7 5.8 (p)6.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

768.8 762.6 760.2 761.1 761.8 (p)761.4

12-month % change

0.3 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 0.2 (p)0.0

Mining and Logging(3)

20.6 20.8 20.7 20.8 20.1 (p)21.0

12-month % change

-24.3 -19.4 -18.8 -16.1 -19.0 (p)-12.5

Construction(3)

31.1 31.5 31.4 31.5 31.2 (p)30.6

12-month % change

-7.4 -5.1 -3.1 -2.5 -2.2 (p)0.0

Manufacturing(3)

47.1 46.8 47.2 46.8 46.7 (p)46.5

12-month % change

-1.3 -2.1 -1.0 -1.5 -1.7 (p)-1.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

134.5 134.8 133.6 134.5 134.2 (p)134.5

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.4 -1.1 -0.1 -0.5 (p)-0.1

Information(3)

8.9 9.0 9.1 8.9 9.0 (p)8.9

12-month % change

-9.2 -7.2 -2.2 -4.3 -2.2 (p)-3.3

Financial Activities(3)

36.9 36.3 36.8 36.1 35.9 (p)34.7

12-month % change

1.7 -0.3 1.1 -1.1 -1.1 (p)-5.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

66.7 66.4 66.0 66.3 67.0 (p)67.2

12-month % change

0.0 -0.4 -1.0 -0.6 0.8 (p)-0.1

Education & Health Services(3)

130.3 132.4 132.2 132.8 133.3 (p)133.8

12-month % change

2.0 3.6 3.7 4.0 4.3 (p)3.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

75.3 77.0 76.4 77.3 77.1 (p)76.9

12-month % change

1.2 3.5 2.4 3.9 3.5 (p)2.5

Other Services(3)

54.6 54.7 54.7 54.6 54.6 (p)55.3

12-month % change

-1.1 -0.9 -1.3 -1.1 -1.1 (p)0.0

Government(3)

162.8 152.9 152.1 151.5 152.7 (p)152.0

12-month % change

7.0 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.7 (p)-0.3

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

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