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West Virginia



News Releases:
Feb
13
Consumer Price Index, South Region — January 2024

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.6 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
13
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area – January 2024

Prices in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.5 percent for the 2 months ending in January 2024.

Jan
11
Consumer Price Index, South Region — December 2023

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South declined 0.1 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:
West Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
July
2023
Aug
2023
Sept
2023
Oct
2023
Nov
2023
Dec
2023

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

784.1 786.4 789.1 790.5 791.1 (p)791.6

Employment(1)

757.6 758.2 758.8 758.5 758.2 (p)757.9

Unemployment(1)

26.5 28.3 30.3 32.0 32.9 (p)33.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.4 3.6 3.8 4.0 4.2 (p)4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

703.6 705.5 706.5 706.2 710.2 (p)712.9

12-month % change

1.4 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.1 (p)2.6

Mining and Logging(3)

22.2 22.2 22.2 22.2 22.2 (p)22.1

12-month % change

11.0 9.9 8.8 8.8 7.2 (p)4.7

Construction(3)

32.3 33.3 33.0 32.4 32.2 (p)33.2

12-month % change

5.9 9.5 9.3 1.6 0.6 (p)1.8

Manufacturing(3)

45.7 45.5 45.4 45.1 45.5 (p)45.5

12-month % change

-1.1 -0.7 -1.7 -2.2 -0.7 (p)-0.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

122.3 122.0 121.4 121.0 120.7 (p)121.0

12-month % change

0.0 -0.2 -0.7 -0.7 0.2 (p)0.2

Information(3)

7.9 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.8 (p)7.8

12-month % change

1.3 2.6 2.6 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

25.6 26.1 25.7 25.8 26.0 (p)25.9

12-month % change

0.8 2.4 0.8 0.4 2.0 (p)1.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

71.7 72.1 73.1 73.2 73.5 (p)73.5

12-month % change

-0.3 0.0 1.1 1.2 2.8 (p)4.1

Education & Health Services(3)

130.7 130.8 131.0 131.5 133.1 (p)133.4

12-month % change

2.3 2.3 2.0 2.3 3.4 (p)3.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

70.6 69.5 69.2 68.9 70.0 (p)71.1

12-month % change

1.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1 1.9 (p)3.2

Other Services(3)

25.2 25.8 26.1 26.1 26.2 (p)26.0

12-month % change

5.4 7.9 10.1 7.9 7.8 (p)6.1

Government(3)

149.4 150.2 151.5 152.3 153.0 (p)153.4

12-month % change

0.8 1.1 1.8 2.6 -2.6 (p)3.2

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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
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Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2024
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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2024
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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2024
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2024
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2024
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Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2024
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Washington Area Employment — September 2023 Employment News Release Nov 2023
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – December 2023 Average energy prices News Release Jan 2024
Consumer Expenditures in the Washington Metropolitan Area — 2021-22 Consumer spending News Release Sep 2023
County Employment and Wages in Washington, DC — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia — Second Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2023
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Jun 2022
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area – January 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2024
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington Metropolitan Area — September 2023 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2023
Fatal Work Injuries in West Virginia — 2021 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2023
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Jun 2020
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2022
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2024
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region — January 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2024
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2020 Unemployment News Release Aug 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2023
Morgantown Area Economic Summary (PDF)
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Mid-Atlantic Regional Office CPI Announcement (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2024
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in West Virginia — 2021 Unemployment News Release Mar 2022
West Virginia Job Openings and Labor Turnover — June 2023 Employment, Unemployment News Release Aug 2023
Employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in West Virginia — 2022 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2023