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

2016

735.9 736.7 745.0 751.0 761.1 744.9 737.3 739.0 749.2 755.0 765.4 753.6 747.8

2017

730.5 734.0 739.7 748.6 751.2 749.8 742.4 742.1 751.3 758.5 (p)759.2    

Mining & Logging

2016

21.7 21.4 21.2 20.8 19.9 19.7 19.4 19.2 19.1 20.0 20.7 20.7 20.3

2017

20.7 20.2 20.3 20.6 20.7 21.8 21.5 21.8 22.0 21.9 (p)21.8    

Construction

2016

27.0 26.2 28.7 30.6 30.4 30.9 31.3 31.6 31.9 31.9 31.6 29.5 30.1

2017

26.4 26.4 28.2 30.0 31.7 33.4 33.0 33.2 33.1 34.3 (p)33.9    

Manufacturing

2016

47.0 46.6 46.8 46.7 46.9 47.1 47.0 46.6 46.7 46.4 46.5 46.2 46.7

2017

45.2 45.3 45.3 45.5 45.6 45.8 46.0 45.3 45.5 45.7 (p)45.7    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

132.7 131.4 132.2 133.0 133.0 132.5 132.1 132.2 133.0 134.2 136.3 136.8 133.3

2017

130.3 128.4 128.5 129.6 129.1 129.7 129.5 128.4 128.8 130.2 (p)133.4    

Information

2016

9.6 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.8 10.0 9.7

2017

9.7 9.7 9.8 9.6 9.7 9.6 9.7 9.5 9.5 9.4 (p)9.4    

Financial Activities

2016

27.7 27.7 27.8 27.8 27.9 27.9 27.7 27.6 27.6 27.4 27.3 27.2 27.6

2017

26.9 27.2 27.2 27.6 27.8 28.1 27.7 27.8 27.7 27.9 (p)27.4    

Professional & Business Services

2016

64.4 64.7 65.2 66.0 65.6 65.8 66.5 66.0 65.4 65.8 65.0 64.6 65.4

2017

63.8 64.4 64.7 65.8 65.0 66.3 66.4 66.1 65.7 65.1 (p)64.8    

Educational & Health Services

2016

128.7 128.7 129.4 130.1 130.3 127.1 126.5 127.5 131.3 132.3 133.1 133.2 129.9

2017

130.9 132.6 132.9 133.6 133.2 131.3 131.0 131.8 134.3 135.9 (p)136.5    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

71.8 71.6 72.9 74.6 76.5 77.3 77.4 77.2 76.1 74.6 73.3 72.6 74.7

2017

70.3 70.1 71.6 74.3 75.3 76.7 77.1 76.9 76.2 76.1 (p)74.5    

Other Services

2016

53.6 53.7 54.2 54.1 54.1 54.4 54.2 54.1 53.9 54.2 53.8 54.1 54.0

2017

54.1 53.9 54.0 54.0 54.7 54.8 54.8 54.2 53.9 53.7 (p)53.6    

Government

2016

151.7 155.1 157.0 157.8 166.9 152.6 145.6 147.3 154.5 158.4 168.0 158.7 156.1

2017

152.2 155.8 157.2 158.0 158.4 152.3 145.7 147.1 154.6 158.3 (p)158.2    

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

2016

774,279 780,879 776,928 782,789 785,503 795,837 791,694 787,513 787,174 788,123 779,129 771,785 783,470

2017

770,527 776,080 770,989 781,038 780,657 795,370 786,185 782,355 784,270 781,720 (p)777,192    

Employment

2016

718,376 722,025 723,685 735,209 740,155 747,066 746,267 740,659 744,425 746,351 740,379 732,524 736,427

2017

722,938 729,642 728,165 742,301 748,418 755,188 747,203 740,336 749,749 748,635 (p)738,453    

Unemployment

2016

55,903 58,854 53,243 47,580 45,348 48,771 45,427 46,854 42,749 41,772 38,750 39,261 47,043

2017

47,589 46,438 42,824 38,737 32,239 40,182 38,982 42,019 34,521 33,085 (p)38,739    

Unemployment Rate

2016

7.2 7.5 6.9 6.1 5.8 6.1 5.7 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.0 5.1 6.0

2017

6.2 6.0 5.6 5.0 4.1 5.1 5.0 5.4 4.4 4.2 (p)5.0    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary