Pittsburgh, PA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Pittsburgh, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

1,134.3 1,135.2 1,144.4 1,160.6 1,172.2 1,174.2 1,159.5 1,157.7 1,167.7 1,177.2 1,177.9 1,172.6 1,161.1

2015

1,143.4 (P) 1,144.4                      

Mining & Logging

 

2014

11.2 11.1 11.3 11.6 11.8 11.9 12.0 12.2 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 11.8

2015

12.5 (P) 12.5                      

Construction

 

2014

46.5 45.6 48.1 53.1 55.9 58.1 58.4 58.1 58.5 57.4 56.9 53.4 54.2

2015

48.5 (P) 46.2                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

88.3 88.2 88.7 88.5 88.5 89.1 89.0 89.3 88.8 89.2 89.8 90.8 89.0

2015

89.9 (P) 88.7                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

213.7 211.0 212.0 213.5 216.1 217.3 213.4 213.4 214.6 219.2 222.4 226.2 216.1

2015

214.6 (P) 214.0                      

Information

 

2014

18.0 18.1 18.1 18.8 18.3 18.3 18.2 18.2 18.1 18.0 18.2 18.4 18.2

2015

18.2 (P) 18.1                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

70.9 70.7 70.5 70.5 71.1 71.7 71.8 71.6 70.6 69.8 69.7 69.6 70.7

2015

68.5 (P) 68.0                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

170.9 171.6 172.8 175.9 177.2 178.0 178.4 178.5 177.4 178.5 176.7 173.1 175.8

2015

171.0 (P) 171.6                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

240.3 242.2 243.2 244.1 240.8 237.5 235.9 233.3 241.4 246.3 246.7 245.4 241.4

2015

243.1 (P) 246.1                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

106.3 106.1 108.5 113.0 120.1 122.4 120.2 122.1 117.6 115.2 112.8 111.3 114.6

2015

109.3 (P) 108.2                      

Other Services

 

2014

50.2 50.3 50.7 50.8 51.3 52.1 52.6 52.3 51.2 52.2 52.2 51.6 51.5

2015

51.4 (P) 52.4                      

Government

 

2014

118.0 120.3 120.5 120.8 121.1 117.8 109.6 108.7 117.4 119.2 120.2 120.4 117.8

2015

116.4 (P) 118.6                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Pittsburgh, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 1,222,882 (1) 1,226,100 (1) 1,229,479 (1) 1,230,609 (1) 1,241,998 (1) 1,253,582 (1) 1,263,736 (1) 1,249,015 (1) 1,236,820 (1) 1,241,135 (1) 1,240,064 (1) 1,229,505  

2015

1,197,506 (P) 1,193,648                      

Employment

 

2014

(1) 1,142,446 (1) 1,146,182 (1) 1,152,408 (1) 1,169,300 (1) 1,172,963 (1) 1,181,460 (1) 1,186,704 (1) 1,176,446 (1) 1,178,207 (1) 1,185,041 (1) 1,182,979 (1) 1,175,288  

2015

1,127,068 (P) 1,125,647                      

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 80,436 (1) 79,918 (1) 77,071 (1) 61,309 (1) 69,035 (1) 72,122 (1) 77,032 (1) 72,569 (1) 58,613 (1) 56,094 (1) 57,085 (1) 54,217  

2015

70,438 (P) 68,001                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 6.6 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.3 (1) 5.0 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.8 (1) 6.1 (1) 5.8 (1) 4.7 (1) 4.5 (1) 4.6 (1) 4.4  

2015

5.9 (P) 5.7                      

Footnotes
(1) Data are provisional, subject to revision on April 21.
(P) Preliminary

The Pittsburgh, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties in Pennsylvania.