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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

2022

1,115.7 1,124.4 1,133.8 1,145.6 1,153.4 1,149.5 1,150.0 1,144.3 1,156.2 1,164.5 1,167.6 1,165.5 1,147.5

2023

1,138.4 1,146.9 1,156.4 (p)1,169.8                  

Mining & Logging

2022

7.8 7.7 7.7 7.8 7.9 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.3 8.1 8.0

2023

8.1 8.2 8.2 (p)8.3                  

Construction

2022

53.3 53.4 55.6 59.4 60.7 61.5 61.0 60.8 60.3 58.9 57.8 55.1 58.2

2023

50.7 50.2 52.1 (p)57.4                  

Manufacturing

2022

81.1 81.6 82.1 82.5 82.8 83.3 83.6 83.5 82.9 83.2 83.0 83.5 82.8

2023

83.5 84.2 84.8 (p)85.8                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

203.9 201.5 202.0 202.8 203.9 202.4 202.7 201.4 202.9 204.9 208.0 210.5 203.9

2023

203.5 202.5 203.3 (p)204.7                  

Information

2022

20.3 20.6 20.7 20.8 21.0 21.4 22.1 22.3 22.0 21.9 22.0 21.8 21.4

2023

21.7 21.5 21.8 (p)21.7                  

Financial Activities

2022

74.1 74.2 74.0 73.2 73.4 74.2 75.3 75.2 74.8 75.1 75.3 75.7 74.5

2023

75.3 75.4 75.8 (p)75.2                  

Professional & Business Services

2022

183.3 185.2 186.8 189.2 190.5 190.4 191.5 191.0 190.9 192.1 193.1 193.3 189.8

2023

191.8 193.0 193.6 (p)195.7                  

Educational & Health Services

2022

236.9 241.1 241.7 242.3 240.5 233.4 234.4 233.3 242.1 246.8 247.9 246.9 240.6

2023

243.4 246.6 247.2 (p)246.6                  

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

101.3 102.2 105.5 109.5 114.8 117.1 118.0 118.2 114.1 114.2 112.0 111.6 111.5

2023

104.5 106.3 110.0 (p)114.6                  

Other Services

2022

44.8 45.1 45.5 45.8 46.3 46.9 47.6 47.2 46.2 46.2 46.4 46.4 46.2

2023

46.1 46.6 46.7 (p)46.7                  

Government

2022

108.9 111.8 112.2 112.3 111.6 110.9 105.7 103.2 111.7 112.8 113.8 112.6 110.6

2023

109.8 112.4 112.9 (p)113.1                  

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

2022

(1)1,171,695 (1)1,171,216 (1)1,177,937 (1)1,171,832 (1)1,183,886 (1)1,185,053 (1)1,192,444 (1)1,188,995 (1)1,182,331 (1)1,183,136 (1)1,171,533 (1)1,169,980 (1)1,179,170

2023

1,173,641 1,175,814 1,176,250 (p)1,170,724                  

Employment

2022

(1)1,112,174 (1)1,114,004 (1)1,125,112 (1)1,124,617 (1)1,134,702 (1)1,127,756 (1)1,132,393 (1)1,126,133 (1)1,136,002 (1)1,136,003 (1)1,124,066 (1)1,122,472 (1)1,126,286

2023

1,117,058 1,117,927 1,130,160 (p)1,133,298                  

Unemployment

2022

(1)59,521 (1)57,212 (1)52,825 (1)47,215 (1)49,184 (1)57,297 (1)60,051 (1)62,862 (1)46,329 (1)47,133 (1)47,467 (1)47,508 (1)52,884

2023

56,583 57,887 46,090 (p)37,426                  

Unemployment Rate

2022

(1)5.1 (1)4.9 (1)4.5 (1)4.0 (1)4.2 (1)4.8 (1)5.0 (1)5.3 (1)3.9 (1)4.0 (1)4.1 (1)4.1 (1)4.5

2023

4.8 4.9 3.9 (p)3.2                  

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 21, 2023.
(p) Preliminary

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