West Virginia



News Releases:

Apr
19

Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2016

Fatal work injuries totaled 66 in 2016 for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2018

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

Apr
11

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – March 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria inched down 0.1 percent from January to March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
Oct
2017
Nov
2017
Dec
2017
Jan
2018
Feb
2018
Mar
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)781.9 (2)782.0 (2)781.9 783.1 784.8 (p)785.4

Employment(1)

(2)739.7 (2)739.7 (2)739.6 740.9 742.6 (p)743.2

Unemployment(1)

(2)42.2 (2)42.3 (2)42.3 42.1 42.2 (p)42.1

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.4 (2)5.4 (2)5.4 5.4 5.4 (p)5.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

746.6 747.1 748.6 749.3 752.5 (p)751.7

12-month % change

0.4 -0.7 0.7 0.5 1.0 (p)0.7

Mining and Logging(4)

21.7 21.3 21.5 22.3 22.9 (p)23.0

12-month % change

10.2 7.0 5.9 7.7 8.0 (p)8.0

Construction(4)

33.4 33.9 34.3 34.0 34.3 (p)33.7

12-month % change

12.8 14.5 14.7 14.1 14.0 (p)11.2

Manufacturing(4)

46.9 47.0 47.2 47.2 47.4 (p)47.2

12-month % change

0.4 1.1 0.9 1.1 1.3 (p)0.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

132.3 132.2 131.9 131.9 132.9 (p)132.9

12-month % change

-0.5 -0.5 -0.6 -0.5 0.7 (p)0.9

Information(4)

8.4 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.3 (p)7.3

12-month % change

-11.6 -12.6 -11.7 -9.8 -7.8 (p)-18.0

Financial Activities(4)

26.9 26.9 26.8 26.9 26.9 (p)27.0

12-month % change

0.4 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.7 (p)0.7

Professional & Business Services(4)

65.8 65.8 66.6 65.8 66.1 (p)66.4

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.2 1.7 -0.5 -0.3 (p)-0.3

Education & Health Services(4)

130.4 130.9 130.9 132.1 131.4 (p)131.4

12-month % change

0.5 0.9 0.8 1.3 0.9 (p)0.8

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

73.8 73.9 74.0 74.0 75.1 (p)75.4

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.4 0.1 0.1 1.6 (p)1.8

Other Services(4)

53.4 53.3 53.5 53.1 53.0 (p)53.0

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.7 -0.4 -1.5 -1.3 (p)-1.1

Government(4)

153.6 153.6 153.6 153.7 154.2 (p)154.4

12-month % change

-0.6 -6.2 -0.6 -1.0 -0.6 (p)-1.2

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

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 2018
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2018
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Washington Area Employment – January 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2018
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – February 2018 Average energy prices News Release Mar 2018
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2017
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2017
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2018
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – March 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – December 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in West Virginia — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2018
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2018
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – December 2017 Unemployment News Release Feb 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018