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

 

2013

747.3 752.8 758.9 764.8 770.6 764.2 757.3 760.2 766.4 771.1 774.0 770.1 763.1

2014

747.4 754.9 762.7 772.8 790.1 777.4 770.9 769.9 779.8 784.0 781.3 (P) 778.1  

Mining & Logging

 

2013

31.6 31.6 31.7 31.8 32.1 32.2 31.9 32.0 31.6 31.3 32.0 32.0 31.8

2014

31.3 30.9 31.8 32.3 33.1 33.4 33.1 32.9 33.7 33.7 33.5 (P) 34.2  

Construction

 

2013

31.0 30.9 32.0 34.4 35.8 35.1 36.1 36.3 36.0 37.0 35.7 31.8 34.3

2014

28.8 28.2 30.2 32.7 34.2 34.3 34.7 34.9 34.1 34.4 31.5 (P) 28.8  

Manufacturing

 

2013

48.1 48.0 48.0 48.1 48.4 48.7 48.8 48.7 48.7 48.6 48.7 48.3 48.4

2014

47.2 47.3 47.6 48.1 48.3 48.9 49.3 48.9 49.1 49.3 49.2 (P) 48.9  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

134.3 133.2 133.4 134.1 134.7 135.5 135.5 135.4 135.4 135.3 137.8 139.1 135.3

2014

133.3 133.0 133.8 134.8 135.1 136.0 135.3 134.7 134.0 135.9 137.1 (P) 137.5  

Information

 

2013

9.3 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.6 9.6 9.5

2014

9.8 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.7 9.7 9.5 9.6 9.4 9.5 9.5 (P) 9.5  

Financial Activities

 

2013

28.2 28.4 28.6 28.8 28.7 28.7 28.7 28.7 28.6 28.7 29.3 29.6 28.8

2014

30.2 30.2 30.5 30.7 30.4 30.3 30.3 30.1 30.3 30.5 30.8 (P) 30.8  

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

63.4 63.9 64.5 64.9 65.1 65.2 65.4 65.9 65.1 65.6 66.2 65.7 65.1

2014

64.1 65.9 66.8 68.6 68.8 70.1 70.3 71.0 71.4 71.3 71.4 (P) 72.2  

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

124.3 126.1 126.5 126.6 126.9 124.5 123.6 124.6 127.0 127.8 128.0 127.9 126.2

2014

124.7 126.7 126.8 127.5 127.9 124.8 125.0 126.4 129.1 130.1 130.3 (P) 129.6  

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

71.7 71.5 72.9 74.3 76.3 77.3 77.2 77.3 75.6 75.1 73.4 73.3 74.7

2014

71.7 71.8 73.0 75.0 78.1 80.4 80.8 79.5 78.3 76.7 74.0 (P) 73.8  

Other Services

 

2013

54.9 54.9 55.7 56.1 55.6 55.6 55.6 55.5 55.4 55.2 55.2 55.0 55.4

2014

55.1 55.4 55.3 55.7 56.1 56.3 56.1 55.6 55.9 55.7 55.5 (P) 55.0  

Government

 

2013

150.5 154.9 156.1 156.2 157.5 151.9 145.0 146.3 153.5 157.1 158.1 157.8 153.7

2014

151.2 155.8 157.2 157.6 168.4 153.2 146.5 146.3 154.5 156.9 158.5 (P) 157.8  

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

 

2013

799,229 800,575 795,100 801,205 802,777 810,843 805,964 799,875 801,481 797,315 793,959 787,246 799,630

2014

789,977 796,023 793,701 795,650 798,021 801,876 796,301 788,734 787,914 787,537 777,275 767,407 790,035

Employment

 

2013

733,581 735,798 736,842 748,458 752,176 756,503 754,259 748,138 752,987 748,107 744,701 736,542 745,674

2014

730,051 731,930 734,549 743,304 746,658 749,730 745,035 737,327 742,010 743,394 733,714 724,619 738,527

Unemployment

 

2013

65,648 64,777 58,258 52,747 50,601 54,340 51,705 51,737 48,494 49,208 49,258 50,704 53,956

2014

59,926 64,093 59,152 52,346 51,363 52,146 51,266 51,407 45,904 44,143 43,561 42,788 51,508

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.2 8.1 7.3 6.6 6.3 6.7 6.4 6.5 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.4 6.7

2014

7.6 8.1 7.5 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.4 6.5 5.8 5.6 5.6 5.6 6.5