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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

2020

709.0 707.7 706.7 617.6 632.5 667.8 658.3 665.9 676.2 682.5 683.6 675.6 673.6

2021

664.1 668.8 677.1 686.3 690.7 691.0 687.4 690.8 (p)693.6        

Mining & Logging

2020

20.3 19.7 19.5 17.2 17.2 17.4 16.4 16.5 18.5 18.1 18.1 17.5 18.0

2021

18.1 19.0 19.2 20.0 20.0 19.9 20.4 19.4 (p)19.9        

Construction

2020

28.8 27.8 29.0 25.2 28.9 30.8 30.8 31.2 31.3 33.0 31.2 30.0 29.8

2021

27.4 26.7 28.6 30.2 30.6 31.2 32.1 31.4 (p)32.1        

Manufacturing

2020

46.7 46.5 46.4 43.0 43.0 44.0 43.6 43.9 43.9 44.4 44.7 44.4 44.5

2021

44.2 44.2 44.6 45.3 45.3 46.2 46.2 45.5 (p)45.1        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

125.4 122.8 122.3 108.9 113.6 118.8 119.2 119.8 120.7 122.8 124.0 124.2 120.2

2021

120.6 119.2 121.0 121.2 122.0 123.1 122.4 121.6 (p)122.7        

Information

2020

8.0 7.9 7.9 7.0 6.9 7.0 7.1 6.9 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.3

2021

7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.1 7.1 (p)6.9        

Financial Activities

2020

29.6 29.7 29.7 28.6 28.9 29.1 29.0 29.2 29.2 29.3 29.7 29.3 29.3

2021

28.6 28.0 28.8 29.0 29.5 29.8 29.9 29.6 (p)29.2        

Professional & Business Services

2020

67.2 67.8 67.9 63.0 63.7 65.1 64.5 65.0 65.0 65.6 65.4 65.4 65.5

2021

65.0 65.5 66.2 67.0 68.0 67.0 68.0 68.1 (p)67.4        

Educational & Health Services

2020

131.9 133.0 132.7 120.7 121.9 124.3 126.4 127.3 128.0 128.5 129.0 128.5 127.7

2021

128.0 128.3 128.7 128.8 128.2 127.1 127.7 129.0 (p)129.0        

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

71.5 72.3 70.9 38.6 45.9 59.2 62.8 63.6 63.9 63.1 63.3 60.8 61.3

2021

59.4 60.8 62.2 65.7 69.0 70.3 70.8 72.4 (p)70.2        

Other Services

2020

23.6 23.6 23.5 18.3 19.9 21.3 21.6 21.5 21.4 21.6 21.1 21.5 21.6

2021

21.4 21.2 21.1 21.4 21.2 22.0 22.2 21.9 (p)21.4        

Government

2020

156.0 156.6 156.9 147.1 142.6 150.8 136.9 141.0 147.1 148.9 149.8 146.7 148.4

2021

144.1 148.7 149.5 150.5 149.6 147.0 140.6 144.8 (p)149.7        

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

2020

799,650 805,171 794,966 763,219 786,764 795,463 794,028 793,761 794,260 793,957 792,065 792,568 792,156

2021

783,457 790,202 783,154 792,533 790,328 802,562 800,059 794,965 (p)790,318        

Employment

2020

754,470 758,845 745,814 644,329 690,188 715,007 718,685 727,975 736,806 743,849 740,460 735,846 726,023

2021

727,906 735,890 735,143 747,210 751,042 761,417 763,659 761,259 (p)764,843        

Unemployment

2020

45,180 46,326 49,152 118,890 96,576 80,456 75,343 65,786 57,454 50,108 51,605 56,722 66,133

2021

55,551 54,312 48,011 45,323 39,286 41,145 36,400 33,706 (p)25,475        

Unemployment Rate

2020

5.6 5.8 6.2 15.6 12.3 10.1 9.5 8.3 7.2 6.3 6.5 7.2 8.3

2021

7.1 6.9 6.1 5.7 5.0 5.1 4.5 4.2 (p)3.2        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary