Economy at a Glance

West Virginia

West Virginia
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May
2014
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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806.7 805.4 802.2 798.7 797.3 (P) 796.8

Employment (1)

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755.7 755.6 751.7 746.4 744.6 (P) 744.8

Unemployment (1)

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50.9 49.8 50.5 52.3 52.7 (P) 51.9

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.3 6.2 6.3 6.6 6.6 (P) 6.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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783.2 774.6 771.9 771.4 776.5 (P) 776.6

12-month % change

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3.2 1.5 1.0 1.0 2.1 (P) 1.7

Mining and Logging (3)

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33.2 33.5 33.1 32.9 33.5 (P) 33.6

12-month % change

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3.1 4.4 3.4 3.1 6.0 (P) 8.0

Construction (3)

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32.8 32.9 32.5 32.3 31.4 (P) 31.5

12-month % change

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-6.0 -3.8 -5.2 -5.6 -7.4 (P) -7.6

Manufacturing (3)

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48.5 48.7 49.1 48.7 49.1 (P) 49.3

12-month % change

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0.0 0.6 1.4 0.2 0.8 (P) 1.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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134.9 135.3 135.1 134.8 134.2 (P) 135.1

12-month % change

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-0.4 -0.3 -0.6 -0.3 -0.7 (P) 0.2

Information (3)

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9.7 9.7 9.5 9.7 9.3 (P) 9.5

12-month % change

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2.1 2.1 1.1 3.2 -1.1 (P) 1.1

Financial Activities (3)

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30.2 29.9 30.4 30.1 30.4 (P) 30.6

12-month % change

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5.6 4.5 6.7 5.6 6.7 (P) 6.6

Professional & Business Services (3)

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68.8 69.8 69.9 71.0 71.2 (P) 70.5

12-month % change

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5.8 7.4 7.2 8.7 9.5 (P) 8.3

Education & Health Services (3)

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127.3 125.6 126.0 127.3 128.8 (P) 129.4

12-month % change

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1.0 -0.1 0.3 1.1 2.4 (P) 1.9

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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76.8 78.0 78.0 77.4 77.0 (P) 76.7

12-month % change

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2.8 4.6 4.7 4.5 4.2 (P) 2.5

Other Services (3)

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55.8 55.8 55.7 55.3 55.6 (P) 55.5

12-month % change

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0.7 0.9 0.5 -0.2 0.2 (P) 0.2

Government (3)

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165.2 155.4 152.6 151.9 156.0 (P) 154.9

12-month % change

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10.9 1.0 -1.4 -2.2 1.6 (P) -0.1

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

Data extracted on: December 17, 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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