West Virginia Unemployment Rate Report

West Virginia Unemployment by County

West Virginia Current Unemployment 4.5%

West Virginia Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in West Virginia has ranged from 3.6% in September 2008 to 12.9% in February 1992. The current unemployment rate for West Virginia is 4.5% for September 2018. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

WV Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 WV Unemployment Rate
Month/Year WV % National %
1/2018 5.8% 4.1%
2/2018 6.4% 4.1%
3/2018 6.0% 4.1%
4/2018 5.4% 3.9%
5/2018 5.1% 3.8%
6/2018 5.4% 4.0%
7/2018 5.4% 3.9%
8/2018 4.9% 3.9%
9/2018 4.5% 3.7%

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