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 1,144.6 1,151.0 1,175.9 (P) 1,191.6                

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 12.5 12.7 12.7 (P) 12.9                

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 46.4 48.7 55.4 (P) 58.9                

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 89.0 88.8 89.1 (P) 89.3                

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

214.6 213.8 214.4 217.7 (P) 221.6                

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 18.1 18.2 18.2 (P) 18.4                

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 68.0 68.1 68.7 (P) 70.4                

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

171.0 171.3 172.0 176.0 (P) 177.1                

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

243.1 245.7 245.2 247.1 (P) 246.5                

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

109.3 108.4 112.2 119.0 (P) 124.9                

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 52.4 51.1 51.8 (P) 51.6                

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

116.4 119.0 119.6 120.2 (P) 120.0                

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

1,203,949 1,201,819 1,206,838 1,201,212 1,213,936 1,227,406 1,231,646 1,217,793 1,202,696 1,207,376 1,205,245 1,195,363 1,209,607

2015

1,197,506 1,193,396 1,192,113 1,207,816 (P) 1,226,998                

Employment

 

2014

1,123,434 1,122,033 1,130,096 1,139,940 1,145,010 1,155,366 1,155,031 1,145,672 1,144,299 1,151,317 1,148,204 1,141,244 1,141,804

2015

1,127,068 1,125,371 1,126,454 1,152,481 (P) 1,162,912                

Unemployment

 

2014

80,515 79,786 76,742 61,272 68,926 72,040 76,615 72,121 58,397 56,059 57,041 54,119 67,803

2015

70,438 68,025 65,659 55,335 (P) 64,086                

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

6.7 6.6 6.4 5.1 5.7 5.9 6.2 5.9 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.5 5.6

2015

5.9 5.7 5.5 4.6 (P) 5.2                

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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