West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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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 (P) 755.1                      

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 (P) 31.0                      

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 (P) 28.3                      

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 (P) 47.3                      

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 (P) 133.2                      

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 (P) 9.6                      

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 (P) 30.4                      

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 (P) 65.5                      

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 (P) 126.9                      

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 (P) 71.7                      

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 (P) 55.4                      

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 (P) 155.8                      

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

(1) 794,290 (1) 795,002 (1) 788,990 (1) 798,045 (1) 802,445 (1) 810,947 (1) 807,570 (1) 798,313 (1) 797,066 (1) 790,830 (1) 788,576 (1) 782,825 (1) 796,242

2014

781,659 (P) 795,735                      

Employment

 

2013

(1) 730,662 (1) 732,424 (1) 732,787 (1) 746,186 (1) 752,253 (1) 756,557 (1) 756,918 (1) 748,859 (1) 751,705 (1) 745,406 (1) 744,520 (1) 738,710 (1) 744,749

2014

728,918 (P) 737,959                      

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 63,628 (1) 62,578 (1) 56,203 (1) 51,859 (1) 50,192 (1) 54,390 (1) 50,652 (1) 49,454 (1) 45,361 (1) 45,424 (1) 44,056 (1) 44,115 (1) 51,493

2014

52,741 (P) 57,776                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.0 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.6 (1) 6.5

2014

6.7 (P) 7.3                      

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(P) Preliminary