West Virginia



News Releases:

Mar
23

Washington Area Employment – January 2017

Total nonfarm employment for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,217,400 in January 2017, up 54,800, or 1.7 percent, over the year.

Mar
16

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – February 2017

Gasoline prices averaged $2.337 a gallon in the Washington-Baltimore area in February 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)783.2 (2)783.2 (2)782.9 (2)782.6 782.6 (p)781.7

Employment(1)

(2)736.8 (2)737.1 (2)737.3 (2)737.4 739.0 (p)741.4

Unemployment(1)

(2)46.5 (2)46.1 (2)45.6 (2)45.2 43.6 (p)40.3

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.9 (2)5.9 (2)5.8 (2)5.8 5.6 (p)5.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

743.8 745.5 754.4 746.8 746.6 (p)748.3

12-month % change

-1.4 -1.3 0.1 -0.8 -0.7 (p)-0.4

Mining and Logging(4)

18.7 19.8 20.2 20.3 20.8 (p)21.1

12-month % change

-24.0 -18.2 -14.4 -11.4 -6.7 (p)-3.7

Construction(4)

29.5 29.2 30.2 30.5 30.7 (p)31.4

12-month % change

-7.2 -7.3 -2.9 -3.2 -1.6 (p)1.6

Manufacturing(4)

46.7 46.4 46.5 46.4 45.5 (p)45.9

12-month % change

-1.5 -2.3 -1.9 -1.9 -3.6 (p)-2.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

133.8 133.4 132.0 132.2 131.9 (p)131.3

12-month % change

-1.0 -1.5 -2.1 -1.9 -1.8 (p)-2.3

Information(4)

9.7 9.9 9.7 9.9 9.7 (p)9.8

12-month % change

1.0 2.1 1.0 3.1 1.0 (p)1.0

Financial Activities(4)

27.7 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.0 (p)27.4

12-month % change

-0.7 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -3.2 (p)-2.1

Professional & Business Services(4)

65.2 65.1 64.5 64.6 64.9 (p)64.8

12-month % change

-2.2 -2.4 -3.2 -2.3 -0.9 (p)-1.7

Education & Health Services(4)

129.8 130.3 130.8 131.2 132.4 (p)132.6

12-month % change

1.2 1.0 1.3 1.6 1.8 (p)2.4

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

74.7 74.3 74.7 74.6 73.5 (p)74.0

12-month % change

0.0 -0.5 -0.3 -0.7 -2.0 (p)-1.2

Other Services(4)

53.8 54.2 53.9 54.1 54.6 (p)54.4

12-month % change

-1.3 -0.4 -0.7 -0.4 0.7 (p)0.2

Government(4)

154.2 155.7 164.7 155.8 155.6 (p)155.6

12-month % change

0.3 1.0 6.7 1.0 0.7 (p)0.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
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