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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

2018

1,158.8 1,167.6 1,173.9 1,185.9 1,193.1 1,190.9 1,184.6 1,181.3 1,191.9 1,201.8 1,205.3 1,199.6 1,186.2

2019

1,169.5 1,172.0 1,182.1 1,194.4 1,200.1 1,199.7 1,189.0 1,185.5 1,194.3 1,200.2 1,201.9 (p)1,200.5  

Mining & Logging

2018

10.4 10.5 10.5 10.7 10.9 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 10.9

2019

10.9 10.9 11.0 10.9 11.0 11.2 11.5 11.5 11.2 11.3 11.4 (p)11.4  

Construction

2018

51.8 51.9 54.3 57.3 60.3 62.1 63.0 63.0 63.3 64.2 63.1 60.1 59.5

2019

56.3 54.7 57.7 61.0 64.6 64.9 65.9 65.4 64.0 63.7 61.5 (p)59.9  

Manufacturing

2018

85.7 85.6 86.0 86.0 86.5 87.3 87.4 87.6 86.8 86.9 86.6 86.7 86.6

2019

85.0 83.5 84.4 83.8 84.2 84.9 84.8 84.4 84.1 83.3 84.5 (p)85.1  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

210.6 208.8 208.6 209.0 211.5 211.1 208.7 207.9 209.5 211.1 216.0 217.2 210.8

2019

210.1 207.4 207.8 208.6 209.0 209.1 205.7 205.9 209.6 211.0 213.9 (p)216.2  

Information

2018

18.5 19.3 19.1 19.7 19.4 19.5 19.5 19.3 19.9 20.0 19.9 19.7 19.5

2019

19.4 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.8 20.5 20.2 20.2 20.1 20.1 20.1 (p)20.2  

Financial Activities

2018

73.4 73.7 73.7 74.0 74.5 75.5 75.8 75.7 75.0 74.8 75.6 75.6 74.8

2019

75.3 74.1 74.9 74.6 74.7 75.2 75.7 75.6 74.4 74.6 74.5 (p)74.8  

Professional & Business Services

2018

178.3 179.4 180.2 182.6 183.5 184.1 184.3 183.6 182.5 183.2 182.9 182.2 182.2

2019

178.1 178.7 179.2 184.4 185.3 188.0 187.7 187.1 185.3 187.0 185.9 (p)186.5  

Educational & Health Services

2018

253.6 258.2 258.5 259.7 255.9 248.9 249.6 249.9 257.7 261.4 261.9 259.4 256.2

2019

255.8 261.9 261.6 261.2 257.5 249.6 247.6 248.3 256.1 258.2 259.5 (p)257.7  

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

113.9 113.3 115.5 118.9 123.7 125.2 125.4 125.7 120.8 122.0 119.8 119.8 120.3

2019

116.8 115.7 118.8 121.9 126.1 129.8 128.8 127.3 121.6 121.8 120.4 (p)119.6  

Other Services

2018

49.7 49.8 50.0 50.3 50.6 51.2 51.6 51.1 50.1 50.8 50.8 51.2 50.6

2019

50.0 49.4 50.1 51.5 52.5 52.5 52.6 52.1 52.2 51.9 51.7 (p)51.5  

Government

2018

112.9 117.1 117.5 117.7 116.3 114.9 108.2 106.4 115.3 116.4 117.7 116.7 114.8

2019

111.8 116.2 117.1 117.0 115.4 114.0 108.5 107.7 115.7 117.3 118.5 (p)117.6  

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

2018

1,193,509 1,199,459 1,196,991 1,196,798 1,198,875 1,212,091 1,222,193 1,203,037 1,198,202 1,208,178 1,208,177 1,204,906 1,203,535

2019

1,205,229 1,207,204 1,209,097 1,202,410 1,207,133 1,218,427 1,225,721 1,215,503 1,212,878 1,223,415 1,218,322 (p)1,217,578  

Employment

2018

1,131,399 1,138,206 1,142,105 1,149,813 1,153,310 1,156,064 1,166,377 1,149,018 1,153,483 1,163,491 1,165,694 1,158,648 1,152,301

2019

1,153,641 1,155,542 1,161,692 1,164,445 1,162,964 1,169,339 1,170,679 1,161,507 1,166,554 1,171,094 1,166,357 (p)1,161,817  

Unemployment

2018

62,110 61,253 54,886 46,985 45,565 56,027 55,816 54,019 44,719 44,687 42,483 46,258 51,234

2019

51,588 51,662 47,405 37,965 44,169 49,088 55,042 53,996 46,324 52,321 51,965 (p)55,761  

Unemployment Rate

2018

5.2 5.1 4.6 3.9 3.8 4.6 4.6 4.5 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.8 4.3

2019

4.3 4.3 3.9 3.2 3.7 4.0 4.5 4.4 3.8 4.3 4.3 (p)4.6  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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