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

2016

735.9 736.7 745.0 751.0 761.1 744.9 737.3 739.0 749.2 755.0 765.4 753.6 747.8

2017

730.5 734.0 739.7 748.6 751.2 (p)750.1              

Mining & Logging

2016

21.7 21.4 21.2 20.8 19.9 19.7 19.4 19.2 19.1 20.0 20.7 20.7 20.3

2017

20.7 20.2 20.3 20.6 20.7 (p)21.8              

Construction

2016

27.0 26.2 28.7 30.6 30.4 30.9 31.3 31.6 31.9 31.9 31.6 29.5 30.1

2017

26.4 26.4 28.2 30.0 31.7 (p)32.8              

Manufacturing

2016

47.0 46.6 46.8 46.7 46.9 47.1 47.0 46.6 46.7 46.4 46.5 46.2 46.7

2017

45.2 45.3 45.3 45.5 45.6 (p)45.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

132.7 131.4 132.2 133.0 133.0 132.5 132.1 132.2 133.0 134.2 136.3 136.8 133.3

2017

130.3 128.4 128.5 129.6 129.1 (p)129.7              

Information

2016

9.6 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.8 10.0 9.7

2017

9.7 9.7 9.8 9.6 9.7 (p)9.6              

Financial Activities

2016

27.7 27.7 27.8 27.8 27.9 27.9 27.7 27.6 27.6 27.4 27.3 27.2 27.6

2017

26.9 27.2 27.2 27.6 27.8 (p)28.0              

Professional & Business Services

2016

64.4 64.7 65.2 66.0 65.6 65.8 66.5 66.0 65.4 65.8 65.0 64.6 65.4

2017

63.8 64.4 64.7 65.8 65.0 (p)66.2              

Educational & Health Services

2016

128.7 128.7 129.4 130.1 130.3 127.1 126.5 127.5 131.3 132.3 133.1 133.2 129.9

2017

130.9 132.6 132.9 133.6 133.2 (p)130.7              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

71.8 71.6 72.9 74.6 76.5 77.3 77.4 77.2 76.1 74.6 73.3 72.6 74.7

2017

70.3 70.1 71.6 74.3 75.3 (p)76.9              

Other Services

2016

53.6 53.7 54.2 54.1 54.1 54.4 54.2 54.1 53.9 54.2 53.8 54.1 54.0

2017

54.1 53.9 54.0 54.0 54.7 (p)55.0              

Government

2016

151.7 155.1 157.0 157.8 166.9 152.6 145.6 147.3 154.5 158.4 168.0 158.7 156.1

2017

152.2 155.8 157.2 158.0 158.4 (p)153.7              

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

2016

(1)774,279 (1)780,879 (1)776,928 (1)782,789 (1)785,503 (1)795,837 (1)791,694 (1)787,513 (1)787,174 (1)788,123 (1)779,129 (1)771,785 (1)783,470

2017

770,527 776,080 770,989 781,038 780,657 (p)795,465              

Employment

2016

(1)718,376 (1)722,025 (1)723,685 (1)735,209 (1)740,155 (1)747,066 (1)746,267 (1)740,659 (1)744,425 (1)746,351 (1)740,379 (1)732,524 (1)736,427

2017

722,938 729,642 728,165 742,301 748,418 (p)755,259              

Unemployment

2016

(1)55,903 (1)58,854 (1)53,243 (1)47,580 (1)45,348 (1)48,771 (1)45,427 (1)46,854 (1)42,749 (1)41,772 (1)38,750 (1)39,261 (1)47,043

2017

47,589 46,438 42,824 38,737 32,239 (p)40,206              

Unemployment Rate

2016

(1)7.2 (1)7.5 (1)6.9 (1)6.1 (1)5.8 (1)6.1 (1)5.7 (1)5.9 (1)5.4 (1)5.3 (1)5.0 (1)5.1 (1)6.0

2017

6.2 6.0 5.6 5.0 4.1 (p)5.1              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(p) Preliminary