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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

2023

1,136.7 1,140.5 1,149.3 1,158.9 1,164.0 1,167.5 1,162.7 1,159.5 1,168.5 1,173.8 1,176.5 1,169.1 1,160.6

2024

1,143.2 1,149.8 1,158.6 1,168.7 (p)1,182.0                

Mining & Logging

2023

8.2 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.3 8.2 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.8 7.9 7.9 8.1

2024

7.9 8.0 8.1 8.4 (p)8.5                

Construction

2023

52.2 51.7 53.4 57.0 58.1 59.1 60.0 59.6 59.0 58.8 56.4 54.3 56.6

2024

50.1 50.0 51.0 53.9 (p)56.2                

Manufacturing

2023

83.8 83.9 84.2 84.3 84.4 85.2 85.1 84.9 84.2 84.3 84.4 84.8 84.5

2024

84.5 84.5 84.4 85.1 (p)86.1                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

205.1 202.4 203.0 202.8 204.6 203.9 202.2 201.9 203.1 204.8 209.0 210.9 204.5

2024

203.5 202.4 203.3 203.9 (p)206.3                

Information

2023

21.7 21.9 22.0 21.6 21.6 21.9 21.7 21.4 21.3 21.4 21.5 21.2 21.6

2024

21.1 21.4 21.4 21.3 (p)21.3                

Financial Activities

2023

72.1 72.1 72.3 72.0 72.3 73.8 74.1 73.8 73.3 73.3 73.3 73.5 73.0

2024

73.1 73.6 74.0 73.8 (p)74.0                

Professional & Business Services

2023

186.4 186.8 187.7 189.7 190.2 190.6 190.8 189.8 189.9 189.6 189.2 186.2 188.9

2024

183.2 183.2 185.0 186.6 (p)186.9                

Educational & Health Services

2023

243.7 247.3 248.2 248.8 245.3 240.9 241.0 241.1 250.5 254.3 256.9 254.8 247.7

2024

251.0 255.2 257.2 257.8 (p)256.6                

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

107.3 107.2 110.5 114.1 118.8 123.3 122.3 122.6 118.1 117.6 114.3 113.7 115.8

2024

109.1 110.0 112.1 115.7 (p)123.3                

Other Services

2023

46.4 46.7 47.1 47.2 47.8 48.5 48.9 48.5 47.6 47.6 48.2 47.7 47.7

2024

47.7 47.6 47.9 47.9 (p)48.7                

Government

2023

109.8 112.3 112.6 113.0 112.6 112.1 108.5 107.9 113.6 114.3 115.4 114.1 112.2

2024

112.0 113.9 114.2 114.3 (p)114.1                

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

2023

(1)1,169,742 (1)1,173,280 (1)1,174,805 (1)1,169,220 (1)1,176,452 (1)1,185,903 (1)1,190,584 (1)1,190,983 (1)1,180,854 (1)1,182,893 (1)1,180,906 (1)1,167,924 (1)1,178,628

2024

1,175,051 1,187,663 1,197,256 1,191,617 (p)1,198,642                

Employment

2023

(1)1,120,019 (1)1,122,048 (1)1,131,902 (1)1,135,021 (1)1,138,336 (1)1,143,436 (1)1,146,895 (1)1,142,011 (1)1,145,914 (1)1,146,985 (1)1,148,078 (1)1,134,352 (1)1,137,916

2024

1,133,440 1,143,889 1,156,360 1,157,244 (p)1,160,495                

Unemployment

2023

(1)49,723 (1)51,232 (1)42,903 (1)34,199 (1)38,116 (1)42,467 (1)43,689 (1)48,972 (1)34,940 (1)35,908 (1)32,828 (1)33,572 (1)40,712

2024

41,611 43,774 40,896 34,373 (p)38,147                

Unemployment Rate

2023

(1)4.3 (1)4.4 (1)3.7 (1)2.9 (1)3.2 (1)3.6 (1)3.7 (1)4.1 (1)3.0 (1)3.0 (1)2.8 (1)2.9 (1)3.5

2024

3.5 3.7 3.4 2.9 (p)3.2                

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 19, 2024.
(p) Preliminary

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