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

 

2015

1,139.7 1,139.8 1,145.8 1,162.0 1,173.9 1,172.7 1,162.6 1,160.7 1,167.7 1,175.4 1,171.3 1,169.0 1,161.7

2016

1,140.8 1,141.0 1,149.7 1,166.8 1,170.1 1,177.9 (P) 1,166.5            

Mining & Logging

 

2015

12.1 12.0 11.9 11.5 11.4 11.3 11.3 11.0 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.8 11.3

2016

10.5 10.1 10.0 9.8 9.6 9.5 (P) 9.3            

Construction

 

2015

47.2 46.0 47.9 52.8 55.7 57.3 58.8 59.4 59.1 58.4 56.4 52.6 54.3

2016

47.7 47.1 49.5 53.8 55.4 58.7 (P) 61.2            

Manufacturing

 

2015

88.1 87.8 87.9 88.2 88.1 88.9 88.7 88.1 87.3 85.8 86.1 85.7 87.6

2016

85.0 84.5 84.8 85.3 85.8 86.2 (P) 86.6            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

216.2 212.6 212.8 214.0 217.0 217.3 214.1 213.8 214.1 217.7 220.8 224.7 216.3

2016

215.3 211.4 211.6 214.4 217.6 215.5 (P) 212.8            

Information

 

2015

17.8 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.2 18.4 18.4 18.5 18.1 18.1 18.1 18.2 18.2

2016

18.0 18.0 18.0 18.2 16.7 18.1 (P) 18.0            

Financial Activities

 

2015

69.3 69.5 69.5 69.7 70.4 71.1 71.3 71.3 70.5 68.8 69.4 69.8 70.1

2016

68.1 68.3 69.1 69.8 69.0 69.5 (P) 68.9            

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

176.0 176.4 177.4 180.0 181.1 181.6 182.2 181.7 180.7 180.9 179.2 177.8 179.6

2016

177.3 177.3 178.0 180.4 181.7 184.7 (P) 183.2            

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

239.6 240.9 241.2 242.6 239.7 234.1 233.5 232.5 239.9 244.3 244.6 242.7 239.6

2016

239.2 241.9 243.0 244.3 240.9 240.2 (P) 237.5            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

106.9 106.9 108.8 114.2 120.2 122.9 121.9 123.2 119.0 120.6 115.6 115.8 116.3

2016

112.8 112.5 114.7 119.3 122.9 126.5 (P) 127.2            

Other Services

 

2015

50.4 50.5 51.0 50.8 52.0 52.7 52.9 52.7 51.5 52.2 51.7 51.8 51.7

2016

51.1 51.4 51.8 52.7 52.0 54.0 (P) 53.6            

Government

 

2015

116.1 119.2 119.4 120.2 120.1 117.1 109.5 108.5 116.8 117.9 118.7 119.1 116.9

2016

115.8 118.5 119.2 118.8 118.5 115.0 (P) 108.2            

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

 

2015

(R) 1,208,036 (R) 1,200,852 (R) 1,200,616 (R) 1,205,691 (R) 1,221,209 (R) 1,226,883 (R) 1,234,633 (R) 1,222,005 (R) 1,209,566 (R) 1,211,182 (R) 1,209,998 (R) 1,208,727 (R) 1,213,283

2016

1,212,500 1,211,577 1,215,333 1,216,630 1,226,699 (P) 1,239,642              

Employment

 

2015

(R) 1,135,151 (R) 1,131,873 (R) 1,134,200 (R) 1,148,760 (R) 1,155,728 (R) 1,159,723 (R) 1,163,977 (R) 1,157,492 (R) 1,153,167 (R) 1,156,944 (R) 1,155,985 (R) 1,157,380 (R) 1,150,865

2016

1,145,322 1,143,642 1,143,488 1,150,319 1,156,540 (P) 1,167,446              

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 72,885 (R) 68,979 (R) 66,416 (R) 56,931 (R) 65,481 (R) 67,160 (R) 70,656 (R) 64,513 (R) 56,399 (R) 54,238 (R) 54,013 (R) 51,347 (R) 62,418

2016

67,178 67,935 71,845 66,311 70,159 (P) 72,196              

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 6.0 (R) 5.7 (R) 5.5 (R) 4.7 (R) 5.4 (R) 5.5 (R) 5.7 (R) 5.3 (R) 4.7 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.2 (R) 5.1

2016

5.5 5.6 5.9 5.5 5.7 (P) 5.8              

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

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