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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

2021

675.5 679.3 684.7 683.8 683.9 683.9 687.7 687.0 684.8 689.0 691.3 693.8

2022

693.5 697.0 698.8 701.6 711.7 (p)704.3            

Mining & Logging

2021

17.1 17.4 17.3 17.3 17.6 17.5 17.6 17.7 17.6 17.7 17.6 17.6

2022

17.9 18.1 18.5 19.0 19.3 (p)19.4            

Construction

2021

31.1 31.3 31.9 31.0 30.0 29.5 30.2 29.4 29.1 31.4 32.0 32.7

2022

33.1 33.0 32.0 32.6 33.1 (p)33.1            

Manufacturing

2021

44.8 45.2 45.4 45.5 45.3 45.4 45.9 45.9 45.8 45.5 45.6 46.0

2022

45.5 45.9 46.4 46.7 46.7 (p)47.1            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

121.9 122.4 122.6 122.4 122.5 122.6 122.8 123.3 122.4 124.7 125.4 125.4

2022

123.6 125.9 126.1 126.0 125.4 (p)124.6            

Information

2021

6.9 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.3

2022

7.2 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.6 (p)7.5            

Financial Activities

2021

29.2 29.2 29.4 29.3 29.3 29.4 29.8 29.8 29.6 29.7 29.6 29.7

2022

29.8 29.9 30.1 30.1 30.1 (p)30.3            

Professional & Business Services

2021

67.2 67.2 67.8 67.8 67.7 67.5 67.9 68.0 67.8 67.8 68.2 68.8

2022

68.8 69.2 70.4 71.2 71.2 (p)71.8            

Educational & Health Services

2021

128.3 128.2 128.7 128.2 128.0 128.0 128.0 127.7 126.9 125.7 125.6 126.1

2022

126.2 126.4 126.6 126.4 127.5 (p)127.9            

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

64.0 64.4 64.7 64.9 65.5 66.0 67.0 67.3 67.2 68.6 69.0 69.5

2022

70.0 70.4 71.1 71.8 71.6 (p)71.3            

Other Services

2021

22.8 22.8 22.8 22.8 23.0 23.0 23.2 23.2 23.3 23.7 23.8 23.8

2022

24.0 23.9 23.6 23.7 23.8 (p)23.6            

Government

2021

142.2 144.2 147.1 147.5 147.9 147.9 148.1 147.5 147.8 146.9 147.1 146.9

2022

147.4 147.0 146.6 146.7 155.4 (p)147.7            

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

2021

(r)781,354 (r)782,743 (r)784,953 (r)787,203 (r)788,988 (r)790,180 (r)790,571 (r)790,819 (r)791,190 (r)791,877 (r)792,211 (r)792,320

2022

793,335 793,816 794,227 794,631 795,824 (p)797,049            

Employment

2021

(r)734,917 (r)737,651 (r)740,671 (r)743,634 (r)746,278 (r)748,330 (r)750,396 (r)752,644 (r)755,175 (r)757,445 (r)758,285 (r)758,449

2022

761,138 763,032 765,159 766,204 767,918 (p)768,351            

Unemployment

2021

(r)46,437 (r)45,092 (r)44,282 (r)43,569 (r)42,710 (r)41,850 (r)40,175 (r)38,175 (r)36,015 (r)34,432 (r)33,926 (r)33,871

2022

32,197 30,784 29,068 28,427 27,906 (p)28,698            

Unemployment Rate

2021

(r)5.9 (r)5.8 (r)5.6 (r)5.5 (r)5.4 (r)5.3 (r)5.1 (r)4.8 (r)4.6 (r)4.3 (r)4.3 (r)4.3

2022

4.1 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.5 (p)3.6            

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised