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West Virginia



News Releases:

Apr
13

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – March 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria increased 0.7 percent from January to March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.8 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
31

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in West Virginia — 2020

In 2020, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 13.3 percent in West Virginia.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
Oct
2020
Nov
2020
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Mar
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)793.3 (r)795.1 (r)796.6 796.5 796.1 (p)795.7

Employment(1)

(r)734.5 (r)739.1 (r)742.9 744.9 746.4 (p)748.4

Unemployment(1)

(r)58.8 (r)56.0 (r)53.7 51.6 49.7 (p)47.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)7.4 (r)7.0 (r)6.7 6.5 6.2 (p)5.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

673.0 675.1 671.9 676.3 679.7 (p)681.4

12-month % change

-6.2 -5.6 -6.1 -6.1 -5.4 (p)-4.6

Mining and Logging(3)

18.2 18.1 17.6 18.3 19.0 (p)19.2

12-month % change

-14.2 -13.4 -14.1 -10.7 -4.5 (p)-2.0

Construction(3)

30.3 30.1 30.6 30.4 30.7 (p)30.8

12-month % change

-7.6 -4.1 -5.3 -8.4 -8.1 (p)-7.2

Manufacturing(3)

44.3 44.4 44.5 44.4 44.3 (p)44.5

12-month % change

-5.3 -5.3 -4.9 -5.1 -5.5 (p)-4.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

121.2 120.6 120.3 122.1 122.2 (p)123.0

12-month % change

-4.3 -4.4 -4.3 -3.5 -2.7 (p)-1.4

Information(3)

7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 (p)7.3

12-month % change

-10.0 -10.0 -10.0 -10.0 -8.9 (p)-7.6

Financial Activities(3)

29.2 29.5 29.3 28.7 28.2 (p)28.5

12-month % change

-2.3 -1.0 -1.3 -3.7 -5.7 (p)-4.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

65.3 65.4 65.7 66.5 66.6 (p)66.9

12-month % change

-5.5 -4.0 -3.9 -3.2 -3.3 (p)-2.6

Education & Health Services(3)

127.1 127.7 127.6 128.3 128.0 (p)128.5

12-month % change

-2.5 -2.7 -3.2 -3.1 -3.8 (p)-3.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

62.4 64.1 62.2 62.8 64.0 (p)65.0

12-month % change

-16.7 -14.6 -16.7 -16.0 -14.8 (p)-10.5

Other Services(3)

21.5 21.3 21.5 21.6 21.5 (p)21.0

12-month % change

-11.5 -12.0 -11.2 -10.0 -9.7 (p)-11.0

Government(3)

146.3 146.7 145.4 146.0 148.0 (p)146.7

12-month % change

-4.5 -4.2 -5.2 -6.4 -4.1 (p)-5.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Industry price indexes
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2021
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2021
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2020
Washington Area Employment – October 2020 Employment News Release Dec 2020
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – February 2021 Average energy prices News Release Mar 2021
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2017-18 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2020
County Employment and Wages in Washington, DC — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2021
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Apr 2021
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – March 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2021
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – December 2020 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in West Virginia — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Jun 2020
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2021
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2021
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2021
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2020 Unemployment News Release Aug 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2020
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in West Virginia — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021