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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

2019

711.3 711.0 715.7 722.4 724.8 723.7 715.1 720.5 721.8 726.9 723.8 717.0 719.5

2020

701.2 699.8 704.7 (p)620.0                  

Mining & Logging

2019

23.0 23.0 23.0 22.9 22.8 22.7 22.6 22.4 22.1 22.2 21.4 21.0 22.4

2020

20.9 20.8 20.8 (p)20.5                  

Construction

2019

34.0 32.1 33.2 35.5 37.7 38.8 38.8 38.4 37.5 37.1 36.4 32.5 36.0

2020

30.1 28.4 30.4 (p)29.2                  

Manufacturing

2019

47.2 47.2 47.2 47.2 47.2 47.5 47.1 46.9 46.7 46.6 46.6 46.4 47.0

2020

46.1 46.2 46.2 (p)43.6                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

128.1 126.0 126.2 126.3 126.5 126.0 126.2 125.9 126.1 128.6 131.4 131.7 127.4

2020

124.6 122.9 123.6 (p)109.6                  

Information

2019

8.2 8.1 8.1 8.0 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.1

2020

7.9 7.8 7.6 (p)7.2                  

Financial Activities

2019

28.9 28.9 29.0 29.1 29.3 29.4 29.3 29.4 29.3 29.0 29.3 29.0 29.2

2020

29.2 29.2 29.2 (p)26.7                  

Professional & Business Services

2019

67.4 68.0 68.4 69.3 69.2 69.9 70.1 70.3 69.7 70.7 69.0 68.9 69.2

2020

67.7 67.3 67.4 (p)63.5                  

Educational & Health Services

2019

128.1 128.8 129.3 129.4 129.2 128.4 127.7 128.8 129.5 130.4 130.3 129.9 129.2

2020

128.8 129.6 129.3 (p)117.5                  

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

71.9 72.4 73.4 75.2 76.4 77.6 77.7 77.7 76.0 75.4 73.0 72.5 74.9

2020

71.1 71.3 71.2 (p)36.0                  

Other Services

2019

23.9 24.0 24.4 24.8 24.7 25.0 24.3 24.4 24.2 24.1 24.0 23.8 24.3

2020

23.7 23.5 23.9 (p)20.1                  

Government

2019

150.6 152.5 153.5 154.7 153.7 150.4 143.3 148.3 152.7 154.7 154.4 153.3 151.8

2020

151.1 152.8 155.1 (p)146.1                  

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

2019

(r)782,264 (r)789,220 (r)784,130 (r)789,799 (r)794,398 (r)806,744 (r)805,335 (r)801,184 (r)803,603 (r)807,512 (r)801,681 (r)797,720 (r)796,966

2020

799,751 807,356 812,584 (p)775,157                  

Employment

2019

(r)737,311 (r)742,379 (r)743,006 (r)754,156 (r)759,025 (r)767,050 (r)767,274 (r)762,931 (r)768,802 (r)770,641 (r)763,494 (r)758,154 (r)757,852

2020

756,159 763,073 762,490 (p)652,359                  

Unemployment

2019

(r)44,953 (r)46,841 (r)41,124 (r)35,643 (r)35,373 (r)39,694 (r)38,061 (r)38,253 (r)34,801 (r)36,871 (r)38,187 (r)39,566 (r)39,114

2020

43,592 44,283 50,094 (p)122,798                  

Unemployment Rate

2019

(r)5.7 (r)5.9 (r)5.2 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.9 (r)4.7 (r)4.8 (r)4.3 (r)4.6 (r)4.8 (r)5.0 (r)4.9

2020

5.5 5.5 6.2 (p)15.8                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised