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West Virginia



News Releases:
Apr
10
Consumer Price Index, South Region — March 2024

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.4 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
10
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area – March 2024

Prices in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 1.0 percent for the 2 months ending in March 2024.

Mar
12
Consumer Price Index, South Region — February 2024

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.9 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:
West Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
Oct
2023
Nov
2023
Dec
2023
Jan
2024
Feb
2024
Mar
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)790.6 (r)790.5 (r)790.2 790.9 790.5 (p)790.5

Employment(1)

(r)756.4 (r)756.4 (r)756.3 756.8 756.4 (p)756.2

Unemployment(1)

(r)34.2 (r)34.1 (r)33.9 34.0 34.1 (p)34.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.3 (r)4.3 (r)4.3 4.3 4.3 (p)4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

714.0 717.1 720.5 720.3 721.6 (p)719.6

12-month % change

2.2 1.3 2.7 2.0 1.9 (p)1.7

Mining and Logging(3)

21.1 21.5 21.1 20.8 21.1 (p)21.3

12-month % change

2.4 4.4 1.4 -0.5 0.0 (p)0.5

Construction(3)

34.0 33.6 34.8 34.0 34.6 (p)34.9

12-month % change

10.4 7.3 10.1 2.4 2.4 (p)7.1

Manufacturing(3)

45.8 46.0 46.2 46.4 46.5 (p)45.6

12-month % change

-1.3 -0.9 0.0 0.7 0.6 (p)-1.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

122.6 122.7 122.4 121.8 121.9 (p)121.7

12-month % change

0.9 1.3 0.7 -0.8 -1.0 (p)-0.9

Information(3)

7.7 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.8 (p)7.7

12-month % change

-3.8 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -2.5 (p)-2.5

Financial Activities(3)

26.1 26.4 26.4 26.5 26.3 (p)26.1

12-month % change

2.4 3.9 3.9 4.7 3.1 (p)2.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

73.0 73.4 73.6 74.3 73.7 (p)73.0

12-month % change

1.0 1.9 1.7 2.3 1.5 (p)0.3

Education & Health Services(3)

134.7 135.7 136.4 136.3 137.0 (p)136.9

12-month % change

4.2 4.6 4.8 4.2 4.4 (p)3.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

71.2 71.9 72.5 72.9 73.1 (p)72.2

12-month % change

0.7 1.7 2.4 1.4 1.7 (p)0.3

Other Services(3)

24.1 24.2 24.1 24.0 24.0 (p)24.2

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 (p)1.7

Government(3)

153.7 153.8 155.1 155.4 155.6 (p)156.0

12-month % change

2.9 -2.9 3.0 3.2 3.1 (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
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2024
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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2024
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2024
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2024
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Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2024
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Washington Area Employment — September 2023 Employment News Release Nov 2023
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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 – March 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2024
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington Metropolitan Area — September 2023 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2023
Fatal Work Injuries in West Virginia — 2022 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2024
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Fatal Work Injuries in the District of Columbia — 2022 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2024
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2022
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Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
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Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in West Virginia — 2023 Unemployment News Release Feb 2024
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