West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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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

 

2013

747.3 752.8 758.9 764.8 770.6 764.2 757.3 760.2 766.4 771.1 774.0 770.1 763.1

2014

747.4 754.9 762.7 772.8 790.1 777.4 770.9 769.9 (P) 780.7        

Mining & Logging

 

2013

31.6 31.6 31.7 31.8 32.1 32.2 31.9 32.0 31.6 31.3 32.0 32.0 31.8

2014

31.3 30.9 31.8 32.3 33.1 33.4 33.1 32.9 (P) 33.5        

Construction

 

2013

31.0 30.9 32.0 34.4 35.8 35.1 36.1 36.3 36.0 37.0 35.7 31.8 34.3

2014

28.8 28.2 30.2 32.7 34.2 34.3 34.7 34.9 (P) 34.6        

Manufacturing

 

2013

48.1 48.0 48.0 48.1 48.4 48.7 48.8 48.7 48.7 48.6 48.7 48.3 48.4

2014

47.2 47.3 47.6 48.1 48.3 48.9 49.3 48.9 (P) 49.0        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

134.3 133.2 133.4 134.1 134.7 135.5 135.5 135.4 135.4 135.3 137.8 139.1 135.3

2014

133.3 133.0 133.8 134.8 135.1 136.0 135.3 134.7 (P) 134.3        

Information

 

2013

9.3 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.6 9.6 9.5

2014

9.8 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.7 9.7 9.5 9.6 (P) 9.4        

Financial Activities

 

2013

28.2 28.4 28.6 28.8 28.7 28.7 28.7 28.7 28.6 28.7 29.3 29.6 28.8

2014

30.2 30.2 30.5 30.7 30.4 30.3 30.3 30.1 (P) 30.4        

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

63.4 63.9 64.5 64.9 65.1 65.2 65.4 65.9 65.1 65.6 66.2 65.7 65.1

2014

64.1 65.9 66.8 68.6 68.8 70.1 70.3 71.0 (P) 71.4        

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

124.3 126.1 126.5 126.6 126.9 124.5 123.6 124.6 127.0 127.8 128.0 127.9 126.2

2014

124.7 126.7 126.8 127.5 127.9 124.8 125.0 126.4 (P) 129.2        

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

71.7 71.5 72.9 74.3 76.3 77.3 77.2 77.3 75.6 75.1 73.4 73.3 74.7

2014

71.7 71.8 73.0 75.0 78.1 80.4 80.8 79.5 (P) 78.4        

Other Services

 

2013

54.9 54.9 55.7 56.1 55.6 55.6 55.6 55.5 55.4 55.2 55.2 55.0 55.4

2014

55.1 55.4 55.3 55.7 56.1 56.3 56.1 55.6 (P) 56.0        

Government

 

2013

150.5 154.9 156.1 156.2 157.5 151.9 145.0 146.3 153.5 157.1 158.1 157.8 153.7

2014

151.2 155.8 157.2 157.6 168.4 153.2 146.5 146.3 (P) 154.5        

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

 

2013

794,290 795,002 788,990 798,045 802,445 810,947 807,570 798,313 797,066 790,830 788,576 782,825 796,242

2014

781,659 795,271 795,836 799,018 809,846 813,838 810,912 801,714 (P) 799,440        

Employment

 

2013

730,662 732,424 732,787 746,186 752,253 756,557 756,918 748,859 751,705 745,406 744,520 738,710 744,749

2014

728,918 737,829 741,131 750,317 757,428 765,649 761,073 748,798 (P) 752,476        

Unemployment

 

2013

63,628 62,578 56,203 51,859 50,192 54,390 50,652 49,454 45,361 45,424 44,056 44,115 51,493

2014

52,741 57,442 54,705 48,701 52,418 48,189 49,839 52,916 (P) 46,964        

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.0 7.9 7.1 6.5 6.3 6.7 6.3 6.2 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.6 6.5

2014

6.7 7.2 6.9 6.1 6.5 5.9 6.1 6.6 (P) 5.9        

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary