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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

2021

662.4 666.7 677.2 682.9 687.2 687.6 686.6 688.6 691.0 696.7 698.5 699.8 685.4

2022

681.5 687.9 694.4 703.4 715.9 (p)710.1              

Mining & Logging

2021

17.1 17.2 17.2 17.4 17.5 17.6 17.8 17.7 17.6 17.7 17.6 17.7 17.5

2022

17.9 18.1 18.5 18.8 19.4 (p)19.6              

Construction

2021

26.7 26.0 28.3 29.8 30.8 31.6 32.9 32.7 32.8 33.6 33.2 32.3 30.9

2022

30.2 29.7 30.2 32.0 33.4 (p)34.1              

Manufacturing

2021

44.7 44.9 45.2 45.2 45.3 45.7 46.1 46.2 45.7 45.6 45.8 46.1 45.5

2022

45.0 45.4 46.1 46.7 46.8 (p)47.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

120.4 119.9 120.7 120.7 121.6 122.0 122.6 122.7 122.3 125.6 128.6 129.9 123.1

2022

123.4 124.0 125.1 125.2 124.7 (p)124.0              

Information

2021

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

2022

7.2 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.6 (p)7.7              

Financial Activities

2021

29.0 29.0 29.3 29.3 29.4 29.5 29.9 29.9 29.7 29.5 29.6 29.5 29.5

2022

29.5 29.7 30.0 30.0 30.4 (p)30.8              

Professional & Business Services

2021

65.7 66.1 67.1 68.0 67.7 67.9 68.5 68.8 68.2 68.2 68.2 68.6 67.8

2022

67.3 68.4 69.7 71.7 71.2 (p)72.8              

Educational & Health Services

2021

127.7 128.1 128.9 128.5 128.1 127.4 127.0 127.5 127.2 126.8 126.5 127.3 127.6

2022

125.9 126.4 126.9 126.9 127.4 (p)127.5              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

60.5 61.3 62.8 64.6 67.0 69.0 70.1 70.0 68.7 69.5 68.0 68.3 66.7

2022

65.8 67.2 68.3 71.5 73.6 (p)74.9              

Other Services

2021

22.2 22.2 22.5 22.9 23.1 23.5 23.7 23.5 23.4 23.7 23.7 23.6 23.2

2022

23.6 23.5 23.5 23.8 23.6 (p)24.0              

Government

2021

141.5 145.0 148.2 149.5 149.6 146.3 140.8 142.4 148.1 149.2 149.9 149.1 146.6

2022

145.7 148.2 148.7 149.4 157.8 (p)147.0              

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

2021

(r)771,868 (r)780,140 (r)777,455 (r)786,589 (r)787,055 (r)801,067 (r)798,503 (r)794,368 (r)793,178 (r)795,132 (r)790,853 (r)789,702 (r)788,826

2022

787,647 791,945 785,721 791,318 797,622 (p)811,061              

Employment

2021

(r)719,468 (r)727,170 (r)728,922 (r)741,952 (r)746,262 (r)756,071 (r)758,639 (r)755,884 (r)762,801 (r)766,664 (r)763,975 (r)761,779 (r)749,132

2022

752,800 756,139 753,990 762,638 770,185 (p)776,441              

Unemployment

2021

(r)52,400 (r)52,970 (r)48,533 (r)44,637 (r)40,793 (r)44,996 (r)39,864 (r)38,484 (r)30,377 (r)28,468 (r)26,878 (r)27,923 (r)39,694

2022

34,847 35,806 31,731 28,680 27,437 (p)34,620              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(r)6.8 (r)6.8 (r)6.2 (r)5.7 (r)5.2 (r)5.6 (r)5.0 (r)4.8 (r)3.8 (r)3.6 (r)3.4 (r)3.5 (r)5.0

2022

4.4 4.5 4.0 3.6 3.4 (p)4.3              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised