West Virginia



News Releases:

Jun
14

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore – May 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Baltimore edged up 0.2 percent over the last two months, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South was unchanged in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
30

Washington Area Employment – April 2017

Total nonfarm employment for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,268,300 in April 2017, up 38,000, or 1.2 percent, over the year.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)782.6 782.6 781.7 780.6 780.3 (p)779.3

Employment(1)

(2)737.4 739.0 741.4 742.5 743.2 (p)744.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)45.2 43.6 40.4 38.1 37.2 (p)35.2

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.8 5.6 5.2 4.9 4.8 (p)4.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

746.8 746.6 747.9 746.3 747.1 (p)743.0

12-month % change

-0.8 -0.7 -0.4 -0.7 -0.3 (p)-1.0

Mining and Logging(4)

20.3 20.8 20.5 20.5 20.9 (p)20.7

12-month % change

-11.4 -6.7 -6.4 -4.7 -0.5 (p)2.0

Construction(4)

30.5 30.7 31.3 31.7 30.7 (p)30.6

12-month % change

-3.2 -1.6 1.3 0.3 -0.3 (p)4.4

Manufacturing(4)

46.4 45.5 45.7 45.5 45.5 (p)45.3

12-month % change

-1.9 -3.6 -3.2 -3.2 -3.0 (p)-3.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

132.2 131.9 131.4 130.6 130.7 (p)129.9

12-month % change

-1.9 -1.8 -2.2 -3.0 -2.6 (p)-2.8

Information(4)

9.9 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.6 (p)9.7

12-month % change

3.1 1.0 1.0 2.1 0.0 (p)1.0

Financial Activities(4)

27.2 27.0 27.4 27.1 27.6 (p)27.6

12-month % change

-2.5 -3.2 -2.1 -3.2 -0.7 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(4)

64.6 64.9 65.2 65.2 65.7 (p)65.1

12-month % change

-2.3 -0.9 -1.1 -1.4 -0.2 (p)-1.1

Education & Health Services(4)

131.2 132.4 132.7 132.7 133.0 (p)132.6

12-month % change

1.6 1.8 2.5 2.6 2.9 (p)2.6

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

74.6 73.5 73.9 74.4 74.8 (p)73.5

12-month % change

-0.7 -2.0 -1.3 -0.7 -0.1 (p)-2.1

Other Services(4)

54.1 54.6 54.4 54.3 54.0 (p)54.5

12-month % change

-0.4 0.7 0.2 0.0 -0.2 (p)0.9

Government(4)

155.8 155.6 155.6 154.5 154.6 (p)153.5

12-month % change

1.0 0.7 0.8 -0.2 -0.3 (p)-3.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

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