West Virginia



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Mar
26

Washington Area Employment - January 2015

Total nonfarm employment for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,097,000 in January 2015, up 46,300, or 1.5 percent, over the year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
24

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.5 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
26

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore–January 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Washington-Baltimore area declined 0.4 percent from September to November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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784.7 782.5 780.3 778.2 776.5 (P) 774.4

Employment (1)

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734.6 733.6 732.6 731.6 730.8 (P) 728.8

Unemployment (1)

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50.1 48.9 47.8 46.6 45.7 (P) 45.6

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.4 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.9 (P) 5.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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761.7 762.6 764.3 761.5 763.1 (P) 764.5

12-month % change

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-0.6 -0.3 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1 (P) 0.4

Mining and Logging (3)

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30.2 30.2 30.1 29.8 30.4 (P) 30.5

12-month % change

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-5.3 -4.4 -4.4 -4.2 -1.3 (P) 0.0

Construction (3)

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33.8 34.3 33.5 31.7 32.3 (P) 32.6

12-month % change

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-1.7 0.9 -0.3 -5.7 -2.7 (P) -2.1

Manufacturing (3)

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47.7 47.6 47.6 47.7 47.5 (P) 48.1

12-month % change

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-1.6 -2.1 -1.7 -1.4 -1.5 (P) 0.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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134.5 134.3 135.1 135.2 135.9 (P) 136.3

12-month % change

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-0.3 -0.5 -0.5 -1.5 -0.7 (P) 0.9

Information (3)

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9.5 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.6 (P) 9.6

12-month % change

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-2.1 -2.1 -1.0 -1.0 -1.0 (P) -1.0

Financial Activities (3)

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30.7 30.6 30.9 31.1 30.9 (P) 30.8

12-month % change

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-0.6 -1.3 -0.6 0.0 -0.6 (P) -1.3

Professional & Business Services (3)

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67.2 67.3 67.7 67.8 68.3 (P) 68.7

12-month % change

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3.2 3.7 5.0 4.8 6.2 (P) 6.0

Education & Health Services (3)

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126.3 126.2 126.8 127.0 126.5 (P) 127.6

12-month % change

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0.2 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.0 (P) 0.6

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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74.1 73.9 73.7 72.3 72.7 (P) 72.4

12-month % change

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-0.3 0.0 -1.1 -2.8 -2.7 (P) -2.4

Other Services (3)

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55.4 55.4 55.4 55.5 55.2 (P) 55.3

12-month % change

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-0.9 -0.9 -0.5 -0.4 -0.7 (P) -0.2

Government (3)

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152.3 153.3 153.9 153.8 153.8 (P) 152.6

12-month % change

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-1.7 -0.5 0.1 0.4 0.8 (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

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
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Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
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Huntington Area Economic Summary
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Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2015
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2015
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2014
Washington Area Employment - January 2015 Employment News Release Mar 2015
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – December 2014 Average energy prices News Release Jan 2015
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington, D.C. Area: 2012-2013 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2014
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2015
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2014
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Mar 2015
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore–January 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2015
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area Employment Employment Table Oct 2014
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area - December 2014 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2015
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia — 2013 Workplace fatalities News Release Nov 2014
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2015
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2015
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Workplace Fatalities in the Washington, D.C. Area – 2013 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2015
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2015
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2015
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2015
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – December 2014 Unemployment News Release Feb 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Nov 2014