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West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
West Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2018

718.7 719.3 718.9 722.1 730.3 726.4 728.9 729.9 727.7 730.1 730.7 730.4

2019

736.7 737.0 737.5 735.0 736.1 737.2 735.3 (p)735.0        

Mining & Logging

2018

22.1 22.1 22.2 22.5 22.7 22.7 23.2 22.9 22.9 22.7 22.4 22.7

2019

23.3 23.2 23.2 23.0 22.8 23.0 22.9 (p)22.6        

Construction

2018

33.9 34.5 35.4 36.2 37.3 40.9 42.9 43.8 44.2 45.7 46.4 47.5

2019

51.2 50.6 50.5 48.5 47.9 48.6 47.8 (p)47.0        

Manufacturing

2018

46.7 46.7 47.0 47.0 47.0 46.5 46.7 47.0 47.0 47.6 48.0 47.8

2019

47.9 48.3 48.1 47.9 48.0 47.9 47.5 (p)47.4        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

131.9 131.0 130.9 130.6 130.8 130.5 130.0 129.6 129.1 129.7 129.5 129.3

2019

130.6 130.7 131.2 130.6 131.0 131.0 131.3 (p)130.6        

Information

2018

8.4 8.3 7.4 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.1 8.1

2019

8.1 8.1 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.7 (p)7.7        

Financial Activities

2018

28.9 29.1 29.1 29.1 29.1 29.2 29.2 29.2 29.2 29.0 29.2 29.1

2019

29.6 29.1 29.3 29.6 29.5 29.5 29.7 (p)29.7        

Professional & Business Services

2018

67.8 68.3 68.7 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.3 69.3 69.6 69.5 69.6 68.9

2019

68.9 68.6 68.3 68.8 69.1 67.7 67.9 (p)67.8        

Educational & Health Services

2018

127.9 128.0 128.2 128.0 128.1 128.2 128.4 128.8 127.9 128.3 128.1 128.3

2019

128.6 128.9 129.4 129.9 130.4 131.2 130.7 (p)131.8        

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

74.9 74.6 74.3 74.2 73.8 73.7 73.9 73.6 73.6 74.0 74.0 73.9

2019

73.9 74.1 74.0 73.4 74.1 75.1 75.2 (p)74.6        

Other Services

2018

24.1 24.2 24.5 24.7 24.3 24.4 24.4 24.3 24.3 24.6 24.1 24.2

2019

23.8 24.0 24.2 24.0 23.8 24.1 24.0 (p)23.9        

Government

2018

152.1 152.5 151.2 152.4 159.8 152.9 152.8 153.3 151.8 150.8 151.3 150.6

2019

150.8 151.4 151.4 151.4 151.6 151.2 150.6 (p)151.9        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

West Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2018

782,251 782,499 782,793 782,872 782,706 782,486 782,513 782,805 783,496 784,238 784,531 784,574

2019

786,442 788,174 789,328 789,598 790,407 791,751 793,407 (p)795,709        

Employment

2018

739,766 739,955 740,382 740,819 741,127 741,428 741,953 742,576 743,345 744,014 744,186 744,178

2019

745,789 747,563 749,337 750,985 752,563 754,427 756,410 (p)758,885        

Unemployment

2018

42,485 42,544 42,411 42,053 41,579 41,058 40,560 40,229 40,151 40,224 40,345 40,396

2019

40,653 40,611 39,991 38,613 37,844 37,324 36,997 (p)36,824        

Unemployment Rate

2018

5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1

2019

5.2 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.7 (p)4.6        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary