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West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
West Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2020

720.6 718.7 714.1 617.7 630.5 665.2 664.2 665.9 670.8 673.0 675.1 671.9

2021

676.3 679.7 682.1 684.9 (p)682.5              

Mining & Logging

2020

20.5 19.9 19.6 17.3 17.3 17.4 16.4 16.5 18.3 18.2 18.1 17.6

2021

18.3 19.0 19.3 20.1 (p)20.0              

Construction

2020

33.2 33.4 33.2 26.5 27.9 28.4 28.0 27.7 27.7 30.3 30.1 30.6

2021

30.4 30.7 30.7 30.4 (p)30.1              

Manufacturing

2020

46.8 46.9 46.6 43.2 42.9 43.5 43.6 43.8 43.8 44.3 44.4 44.5

2021

44.4 44.3 44.6 45.2 (p)45.0              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

126.5 125.6 124.8 110.8 114.6 119.8 120.5 120.9 121.3 121.2 120.6 120.3

2021

122.1 122.2 122.9 122.3 (p)121.8              

Information

2020

8.0 7.9 7.9 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.1 6.9 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2

2021

7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 (p)7.3              

Financial Activities

2020

29.8 29.9 29.8 28.7 28.8 29.0 29.0 29.1 29.2 29.2 29.5 29.3

2021

28.7 28.2 28.9 29.1 (p)29.5              

Professional & Business Services

2020

68.7 68.9 68.7 62.8 63.8 64.3 63.8 64.2 64.3 65.3 65.4 65.7

2021

66.5 66.6 66.8 67.0 (p)68.0              

Educational & Health Services

2020

132.4 133.0 132.7 120.5 122.2 125.1 128.0 127.7 127.8 127.1 127.7 127.6

2021

128.3 128.0 128.4 128.4 (p)128.3              

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

74.8 75.1 72.6 38.8 44.6 56.5 61.1 61.0 62.8 62.4 64.1 62.2

2021

62.8 64.0 64.9 66.1 (p)67.9              

Other Services

2020

24.0 23.8 23.6 18.3 19.9 20.9 21.3 21.4 21.4 21.5 21.3 21.5

2021

21.6 21.5 21.1 21.4 (p)21.4              

Government

2020

155.9 154.3 154.6 143.7 141.5 153.2 145.4 146.7 147.0 146.3 146.7 145.4

2021

146.0 148.0 147.3 147.7 (p)143.2              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

West Virginia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2020

(r)805,300 (r)805,704 (r)805,737 (r)768,185 (r)780,907 (r)784,625 (r)787,392 (r)789,505 (r)791,421 (r)793,305 (r)795,116 (r)796,614

2021

796,469 796,069 795,672 (p)795,905                

Employment

2020

(r)764,995 (r)764,274 (r)763,051 (r)648,712 (r)688,146 (r)701,850 (r)713,138 (r)722,126 (r)729,098 (r)734,518 (r)739,079 (r)742,916

2021

744,865 746,406 748,390 (p)750,112                

Unemployment

2020

(r)40,305 (r)41,430 (r)42,686 (r)119,473 (r)92,761 (r)82,775 (r)74,254 (r)67,379 (r)62,323 (r)58,787 (r)56,037 (r)53,698

2021

51,604 49,663 47,282 (p)45,793                

Unemployment Rate

2020

(r)5.0 (r)5.1 (r)5.3 (r)15.6 (r)11.9 (r)10.5 (r)9.4 (r)8.5 (r)7.9 (r)7.4 (r)7.0 (r)6.7

2021

6.5 6.2 5.9 (p)5.8                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised