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

 

2013

1,133.7 1,140.8 1,148.1 1,158.2 1,167.5 1,169.5 1,156.9 1,153.1 1,162.4 1,169.6 1,171.5 1,162.7 1,157.8

2014

1,129.8 1,135.3 1,141.5 1,164.2 1,174.8 1,177.6 1,170.5 1,162.5 (P) 1,169.9        

Mining & Logging

 

2013

10.1 10.2 10.4 10.6 10.7 10.7 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.4 10.5 10.7 10.5

2014

10.7 10.7 10.8 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 (P) 11.3        

Construction

 

2013

46.6 46.9 49.0 52.2 54.8 55.9 56.5 56.6 56.4 57.5 56.1 51.8 53.4

2014

46.8 46.1 47.4 55.1 57.5 57.3 59.2 57.7 (P) 56.7        

Manufacturing

 

2013

89.5 89.2 89.3 89.3 89.3 90.0 89.7 89.6 89.1 89.0 89.1 88.6 89.3

2014

87.6 86.4 86.8 86.8 87.0 87.1 87.1 86.4 (P) 86.6        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

214.2 211.6 212.2 212.7 214.8 214.9 212.0 212.7 213.7 214.8 220.1 222.6 214.7

2014

212.5 210.7 211.1 212.5 215.6 216.6 213.9 213.5 (P) 214.0        

Information

 

2013

18.6 18.2 18.2 18.1 18.3 18.3 18.5 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.6 18.5 18.4

2014

18.4 18.3 18.3 18.3 18.2 18.1 17.8 17.9 (P) 17.7        

Financial Activities

 

2013

70.8 70.9 71.0 71.2 71.4 72.1 72.3 72.4 71.5 71.0 71.5 71.4 71.5

2014

71.1 70.4 71.0 71.9 71.5 71.8 72.9 72.7 (P) 71.9        

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

170.6 172.2 173.7 175.5 176.5 177.5 177.8 177.1 175.7 176.2 175.9 174.7 175.3

2014

170.8 171.4 172.8 175.8 177.3 178.0 178.0 176.7 (P) 178.5        

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

239.6 243.4 243.3 243.1 238.3 236.8 235.0 232.0 239.5 243.4 243.4 241.1 239.9

2014

237.8 242.9 242.2 241.8 239.4 236.0 236.6 236.4 (P) 240.0        

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

105.2 105.2 107.6 111.8 118.6 122.0 121.6 121.8 117.3 116.6 113.4 109.8 114.2

2014

106.1 107.4 109.3 117.8 125.6 131.8 132.0 129.7 (P) 124.9        

Other Services

 

2013

50.1 50.2 50.5 50.7 51.3 52.2 52.4 52.0 51.4 51.1 51.0 51.6 51.2

2014

50.2 50.5 50.8 52.0 51.1 52.5 52.3 51.0 (P) 52.0        

Government

 

2013

118.4 122.8 122.9 123.0 123.5 119.1 110.5 109.9 118.8 121.2 121.9 121.9 119.5

2014

117.8 120.5 121.0 121.2 120.5 117.2 109.4 109.1 (P) 116.3        

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

 

2013

1,251,938 1,240,788 1,236,418 1,241,116 1,252,862 1,270,647 1,272,320 1,256,114 1,247,157 1,235,258 1,239,958 1,230,328 1,247,909

2014

1,226,567 1,234,572 1,233,855 1,236,635 1,242,979 1,253,570 1,261,889 1,249,209 (P) 1,239,122        

Employment

 

2013

1,148,980 1,146,802 1,148,332 1,161,898 1,169,850 1,179,135 1,182,265 1,168,976 1,170,926 1,160,350 1,166,023 1,159,912 1,163,621

2014

1,146,147 1,156,152 1,158,669 1,178,468 1,177,041 1,184,031 1,188,234 1,175,708 (P) 1,182,383        

Unemployment

 

2013

102,958 93,986 88,086 79,218 83,012 91,512 90,055 87,138 76,231 74,908 73,935 70,416 84,288

2014

80,420 78,420 75,186 58,167 65,938 69,539 73,655 73,501 (P) 56,739        

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.2 7.6 7.1 6.4 6.6 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.7 6.8

2014

6.6 6.4 6.1 4.7 5.3 5.5 5.8 5.9 (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.