Economy at a Glance

West Virginia

West Virginia
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Apr
2014
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2014

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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803.1 806.7 805.4 802.2 798.7 (P) 797.4

Employment (1)

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754.6 755.7 755.6 751.7 746.4 (P) 744.6

Unemployment (1)

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48.5 50.9 49.8 50.5 52.3 (P) 52.8

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.0 6.3 6.2 6.3 6.6 (P) 6.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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771.2 783.2 774.6 771.9 771.4 (P) 777.4

12-month % change

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0.9 3.2 1.5 1.0 1.0 (P) 2.2

Mining and Logging (3)

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32.3 33.2 33.5 33.1 32.9 (P) 33.3

12-month % change

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0.9 3.1 4.4 3.4 3.1 (P) 5.4

Construction (3)

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33.5 32.8 32.9 32.5 32.3 (P) 31.9

12-month % change

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-3.5 -6.0 -3.8 -5.2 -5.6 (P) -5.9

Manufacturing (3)

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48.2 48.5 48.7 49.1 48.7 (P) 49.0

12-month % change

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-0.4 0.0 0.6 1.4 0.2 (P) 0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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135.4 134.9 135.3 135.1 134.8 (P) 134.5

12-month % change

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-0.2 -0.4 -0.3 -0.6 -0.3 (P) -0.4

Information (3)

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9.8 9.7 9.7 9.5 9.7 (P) 9.3

12-month % change

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3.2 2.1 2.1 1.1 3.2 (P) -1.1

Financial Activities (3)

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30.6 30.2 29.9 30.4 30.1 (P) 30.5

12-month % change

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6.3 5.6 4.5 6.7 5.6 (P) 7.0

Professional & Business Services (3)

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68.5 68.8 69.8 69.9 71.0 (P) 71.2

12-month % change

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6.0 5.8 7.4 7.2 8.7 (P) 9.5

Education & Health Services (3)

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127.0 127.3 125.6 126.0 127.3 (P) 128.9

12-month % change

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0.8 1.0 -0.1 0.3 1.1 (P) 2.5

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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75.4 76.8 78.0 78.0 77.4 (P) 77.1

12-month % change

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0.9 2.8 4.6 4.7 4.5 (P) 4.3

Other Services (3)

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55.6 55.8 55.8 55.7 55.3 (P) 55.7

12-month % change

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-0.5 0.7 0.9 0.5 -0.2 (P) 0.4

Government (3)

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154.9 165.2 155.4 152.6 151.9 (P) 156.0

12-month % change

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0.8 10.9 1.0 -1.4 -2.2 (P) 1.6

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

Data extracted on: October 22, 2014

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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West Virginia includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:

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Employment & Unemployment

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