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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

2018

705.7 707.4 713.6 721.0 734.7 727.8 723.5 727.9 733.6 740.3 740.5 736.0 726.0

2019

721.4 723.0 730.5 734.6 741.3 740.6 732.3 (p)732.7          

Mining & Logging

2018

21.9 21.9 22.1 22.5 22.7 22.7 23.2 22.9 22.9 22.8 22.3 22.9 22.6

2019

23.5 23.0 23.1 22.9 22.7 22.9 22.8 (p)22.6          

Construction

2018

29.4 29.6 32.1 35.3 38.5 42.8 45.4 46.9 48.0 48.8 48.7 47.2 41.1

2019

44.4 44.1 46.2 47.6 49.5 50.8 50.5 (p)50.0          

Manufacturing

2018

46.3 46.4 46.8 46.9 47.1 47.0 47.0 47.2 47.1 47.7 48.0 47.8 47.1

2019

47.4 48.0 48.1 47.9 48.0 48.1 47.9 (p)47.4          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

130.2 128.2 128.5 128.5 129.7 129.7 128.9 128.8 129.2 131.2 133.7 133.4 130.0

2019

130.1 128.3 128.9 128.8 130.4 130.6 130.6 (p)129.7          

Information

2018

8.4 8.3 7.4 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.0 8.1 8.2

2019

8.1 8.1 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.7 (p)7.7          

Financial Activities

2018

28.8 29.0 29.1 29.0 29.2 29.4 29.2 29.2 29.2 29.3 29.0 29.1 29.1

2019

29.2 28.7 29.2 29.6 29.4 29.8 29.7 (p)29.6          

Professional & Business Services

2018

66.4 67.2 68.1 68.8 68.8 69.4 69.8 70.2 69.9 70.1 70.0 68.6 68.9

2019

67.2 67.7 67.7 69.0 69.1 68.3 69.0 (p)68.3          

Educational & Health Services

2018

127.4 128.0 128.4 128.1 128.0 126.9 126.3 127.6 128.5 129.7 129.5 129.6 128.2

2019

128.1 129.0 129.5 130.3 130.6 129.3 128.8 (p)130.4          

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

71.5 71.7 72.5 73.7 74.9 76.2 76.5 76.1 74.9 74.6 72.9 72.4 74.0

2019

69.9 70.2 71.6 72.7 75.3 79.0 78.9 (p)77.5          

Other Services

2018

23.8 23.9 24.5 24.7 24.4 24.6 24.6 24.5 24.3 24.6 24.0 24.1 24.3

2019

23.6 23.8 24.1 24.0 23.9 24.3 24.2 (p)23.9          

Government

2018

151.6 153.2 154.1 155.2 163.0 150.7 144.5 146.4 151.5 153.3 154.4 152.8 152.6

2019

149.9 152.1 154.2 153.9 154.5 149.6 142.2 (p)145.6          

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

2018

771,622 781,287 776,686 783,014 785,535 795,082 791,543 781,977 785,466 788,391 781,723 777,812 783,344

2019

782,173 789,122 783,668 787,718 794,076 807,953 805,966 (p)802,865          

Employment

2018

724,718 730,278 729,544 740,724 746,523 751,886 751,018 742,806 750,181 752,607 745,973 739,895 742,179

2019

735,448 740,770 742,302 754,389 759,920 768,662 768,974 (p)766,366          

Unemployment

2018

46,904 51,009 47,142 42,290 39,012 43,196 40,525 39,171 35,285 35,784 35,750 37,917 41,165

2019

46,725 48,352 41,366 33,329 34,156 39,291 36,992 (p)36,499          

Unemployment Rate

2018

6.1 6.5 6.1 5.4 5.0 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.9 5.3

2019

6.0 6.1 5.3 4.2 4.3 4.9 4.6 (p)4.5          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary