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

2016

1,140.1 1,142.6 1,151.2 1,167.2 1,171.4 1,170.5 1,163.3 1,159.4 1,168.1 1,175.3 1,177.2 1,172.0 1,163.2

2017

1,145.9 1,152.6 1,159.2 1,173.8 1,180.3 (p)1,185.5              

Mining & Logging

2016

9.9 9.4 9.1 8.8 8.7 8.6 8.4 8.4 8.5 8.3 8.0 7.9 8.7

2017

7.9 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.9 (p)8.1              

Construction

2016

48.6 47.4 50.6 55.2 56.7 57.3 57.8 57.3 56.7 55.6 54.1 49.5 53.9

2017

46.3 46.1 47.4 52.3 54.2 (p)57.0              

Manufacturing

2016

85.2 84.9 85.7 85.5 85.5 86.0 86.0 85.6 84.6 84.4 83.6 84.0 85.1

2017

82.6 82.9 83.5 83.2 83.3 (p)83.2              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

213.9 211.3 211.5 212.8 214.7 213.9 211.8 211.2 212.1 214.8 219.1 223.0 214.2

2017

213.3 211.8 212.7 214.2 217.2 (p)214.8              

Information

2016

17.7 17.7 17.8 18.2 17.0 18.7 18.6 18.6 18.3 18.4 18.6 18.7 18.2

2017

18.4 18.3 18.4 18.4 18.6 (p)18.9              

Financial Activities

2016

70.2 70.3 70.1 70.3 70.8 71.4 71.7 71.8 71.0 70.9 70.6 71.4 70.9

2017

71.6 71.4 71.7 71.4 71.4 (p)72.7              

Professional & Business Services

2016

179.1 179.0 179.9 183.1 182.9 183.8 183.9 183.7 183.5 184.9 185.4 182.9 182.7

2017

181.2 181.5 181.8 185.9 187.5 (p)187.8              

Educational & Health Services

2016

240.7 244.3 244.3 246.4 242.3 237.5 237.3 236.8 245.3 248.3 249.6 247.8 243.4

2017

244.9 248.6 248.6 249.3 244.3 (p)241.8              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

109.5 110.0 112.6 116.9 122.3 125.0 125.2 125.7 120.8 120.8 118.8 118.3 118.8

2017

113.9 115.3 118.0 121.7 126.8 (p)131.7              

Other Services

2016

50.4 50.4 50.8 51.2 51.5 52.4 52.5 51.9 50.8 51.4 51.7 51.0 51.3

2017

51.5 51.1 51.1 51.9 52.1 (p)54.1              

Government

2016

114.9 117.9 118.8 118.8 119.0 115.9 110.1 108.4 116.5 117.5 117.7 117.5 116.1

2017

114.3 117.7 118.2 117.7 117.0 (p)115.4              

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

2016

(r)1,212,212 (r)1,211,762 (r)1,216,483 (r)1,214,897 (r)1,221,476 (r)1,230,414 (r)1,239,250 (r)1,224,950 (r)1,214,529 (r)1,212,944 (r)1,211,503 (r)1,202,393 (r)1,217,734

2017

1,200,913 1,201,272 1,204,797 1,209,739 (p)1,212,778                

Employment

2016

(r)1,139,681 (r)1,139,690 (r)1,142,669 (r)1,149,324 (r)1,154,124 (r)1,157,274 (r)1,162,098 (r)1,150,472 (r)1,147,609 (r)1,147,516 (r)1,150,092 (r)1,141,140 (r)1,148,474

2017

1,132,838 1,132,565 1,139,934 1,151,396 (p)1,148,507                

Unemployment

2016

(r)72,531 (r)72,072 (r)73,814 (r)65,573 (r)67,352 (r)73,140 (r)77,152 (r)74,478 (r)66,920 (r)65,428 (r)61,411 (r)61,253 (r)69,260

2017

68,075 68,707 64,863 58,343 (p)64,271                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)6.0 (r)5.9 (r)6.1 (r)5.4 (r)5.5 (r)5.9 (r)6.2 (r)6.1 (r)5.5 (r)5.4 (r)5.1 (r)5.1 (r)5.7

2017

5.7 5.7 5.4 4.8 (p)5.3                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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