Charleston

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2018
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018

Charleston, WV Economy at a Glance:

Charleston, WV
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Data
Jan
2018
Feb
2018
Mar
2018
Apr
2018
May
2018
June
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

94.8 95.8 95.2 95.2 95.7 (p)97.4

Employment(1)

89.4 89.8 89.4 90.0 90.8 (p)92.3

Unemployment(1)

5.4 6.0 5.8 5.2 4.9 (p)5.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.7 6.2 6.1 5.4 5.1 (p)5.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

115.1 115.5 115.8 116.6 118.3 (p)117.8

12-month % change

-0.5 0.1 -0.9 0.0 0.7 (p)-0.1

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

6.7 6.7 6.8 7.0 7.1 (p)7.3

12-month % change

1.5 3.1 -1.4 2.9 0.0 (p)0.0

Manufacturing(3)

3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.8 (p)3.8

12-month % change

-2.7 -2.7 -2.6 0.0 2.7 (p)2.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

18.8 18.7 18.7 18.9 19.0 (p)18.7

12-month % change

-1.1 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 (p)-0.5

Information(3)

1.6 1.6 1.3 1.6 1.6 (p)1.6

12-month % change

-11.1 -5.9 -27.8 -5.9 -5.9 (p)-5.9

Financial Activities(3)

6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7 (p)6.8

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 (p)1.5

Professional and Business Services(3)

13.0 13.2 13.3 13.5 13.7 (p)13.9

12-month % change

-3.7 -1.5 -1.5 -0.7 -0.7 (p)0.7

Education and Health Services(3)

21.6 21.7 21.4 21.1 21.1 (p)20.9

12-month % change

0.9 0.9 -0.5 -1.4 -1.4 (p)-0.9

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

9.9 10.0 10.3 10.6 10.8 (p)11.0

12-month % change

4.2 4.2 4.0 7.1 5.9 (p)3.8

Other Services(3)

9.2 9.2 9.1 9.2 9.2 (p)9.2

12-month % change

-1.1 -1.1 -1.1 0.0 -1.1 (p)-1.1

Government(3)

24.1 24.2 24.6 24.4 25.3 (p)24.6

12-month % change

-0.8 -1.2 -1.6 -1.6 2.8 (p)-1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary