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West Virginia



News Releases:

Apr
02

Fatal Occupational Injuries in West Virginia — 2018

Fatal work injuries totaled 57 in 2018 for West Virginia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
25

County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2019

Employment decreased 1.5 percent in West Virginia’s only large county, Kanawha, from September 2018 to September 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
12

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – February 2020

Gasoline prices averaged $2.516 per gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in February 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
Sept
2019
Oct
2019
Nov
2019
Dec
2019
Jan
2020
Feb
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)801.6 (r)803.1 (r)803.1 (r)802.9 804.8 (p)806.5

Employment(1)

(r)761.6 (r)762.4 (r)762.3 (r)762.2 764.3 (p)766.8

Unemployment(1)

(r)40.0 (r)40.7 (r)40.8 (r)40.7 40.5 (p)39.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)5.0 (r)5.1 (r)5.1 (r)5.1 5.0 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

716.8 717.9 715.3 712.3 714.9 (p)712.4

12-month % change

-1.7 -1.6 -1.6 -1.7 -1.3 (p)-1.5

Mining and Logging(3)

22.1 22.1 21.4 20.9 21.1 (p)21.1

12-month % change

-3.5 -2.6 -5.3 -8.7 -8.7 (p)-8.7

Construction(3)

34.0 34.8 34.6 33.2 33.7 (p)33.0

12-month % change

-23.8 -22.5 -19.3 -19.0 -13.8 (p)-12.5

Manufacturing(3)

46.6 46.6 46.6 46.4 46.3 (p)46.3

12-month % change

-1.1 -1.3 -1.5 -1.7 -2.5 (p)-2.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

126.5 127.4 127.2 127.0 126.5 (p)126.1

12-month % change

-2.5 -1.8 -1.9 -1.8 -2.3 (p)-2.2

Information(3)

8.0 8.2 8.0 8.0 7.9 (p)7.9

12-month % change

-2.4 -1.2 -2.4 -2.4 -3.7 (p)-2.5

Financial Activities(3)

29.2 28.9 29.5 29.0 29.3 (p)29.3

12-month % change

0.3 -1.7 0.7 -0.7 0.3 (p)0.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

69.4 70.0 68.7 69.2 69.4 (p)68.6

12-month % change

-0.1 1.2 -0.7 0.7 1.0 (p)-0.6

Education & Health Services(3)

129.1 129.0 129.1 128.8 129.0 (p)129.5

12-month % change

0.9 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.3 (p)0.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

75.1 74.7 74.3 74.4 74.7 (p)74.8

12-month % change

1.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.4 -0.3 (p)-0.5

Other Services(3)

24.1 24.1 24.1 23.9 23.8 (p)23.7

12-month % change

-0.8 -1.2 -1.2 -1.6 -2.1 (p)-2.5

Government(3)

152.7 152.1 151.8 151.5 153.2 (p)152.1

12-month % change

0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 1.2 (p)0.3

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
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
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Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Industry price indexes
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
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Economic Summary Mar 2020
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2020
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Washington Area Employment – October 2019 Employment News Release Nov 2019
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – February 2020 Average energy prices News Release Mar 2020
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2017-18 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2019
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2018
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2020
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – January 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2020
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – December 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2020
Fatal Occupational Injuries in West Virginia — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Jul 2019
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2020
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2020
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2020
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – December 2019 Unemployment News Release Feb 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020