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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

2019

1,170.9 1,175.4 1,182.0 1,194.5 1,200.3 1,199.3 1,193.3 1,192.0 1,201.0 1,206.7 1,208.2 1,204.0 1,194.0

2020

1,176.3 (p)1,183.1                      

Mining & Logging

2019

11.7 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.2 12.1 12.2 12.0 11.5 11.7 11.8 11.7 11.9

2020

11.3 (p)11.3                      

Construction

2019

55.5 54.9 57.4 61.8 64.6 65.7 66.7 67.6 67.4 67.2 64.9 61.6 62.9

2020

58.4 (p)58.9                      

Manufacturing

2019

87.0 87.0 87.4 87.4 87.7 88.0 88.0 87.3 86.7 85.7 87.5 88.0 87.3

2020

87.0 (p)86.6                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

210.1 206.0 205.9 206.0 208.2 207.3 205.6 205.2 206.1 207.2 210.0 212.5 207.5

2020

205.0 (p)202.5                      

Information

2019

18.9 19.1 19.2 19.0 19.2 19.8 19.8 19.8 19.6 19.6 19.5 19.6 19.4

2020

19.3 (p)19.3                      

Financial Activities

2019

75.7 75.7 75.5 75.7 76.3 77.0 77.4 77.2 76.5 76.3 76.3 76.4 76.3

2020

76.6 (p)77.5                      

Professional & Business Services

2019

179.4 180.1 180.0 183.8 184.3 184.6 185.7 186.0 184.9 186.4 185.3 185.5 183.8

2020

182.4 (p)183.1                      

Educational & Health Services

2019

258.2 262.3 262.6 263.2 258.8 252.5 252.5 252.6 260.2 262.4 263.3 261.3 259.2

2020

256.3 (p)260.2                      

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

113.2 113.7 115.9 118.9 123.0 126.6 125.8 127.0 122.4 123.1 121.6 121.4 121.1

2020

118.2 (p)117.9                      

Other Services

2019

48.8 48.6 49.1 49.4 50.0 50.6 51.0 50.4 49.3 49.1 48.9 48.7 49.5

2020

48.4 (p)47.8                      

Government

2019

112.4 116.0 116.9 117.1 116.0 115.1 108.6 106.9 116.4 118.0 119.1 117.3 115.0

2020

113.4 (p)118.0                      

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

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  

2020

(p)1,215,981                        

Employment

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  

2020

(p)1,152,666                        

Unemployment

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  

2020

(p)63,315                        

Unemployment Rate

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  

2020

(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.