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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

2020

1,170.5 1,177.4 1,173.0 969.9 1,016.1 1,069.9 1,073.2 1,082.6 1,098.4 1,111.2 1,111.8 1,097.6 1,096.0

2021

1,079.4 1,087.5 1,096.5 1,111.1 (p)1,121.8                

Mining & Logging

2020

10.5 10.4 10.3 9.6 9.0 8.8 8.5 8.3 8.2 7.8 7.8 7.6 8.9

2021

7.4 7.4 7.7 7.7 (p)7.8                

Construction

2020

58.7 58.3 59.1 34.5 51.8 57.5 58.5 60.3 60.5 60.2 59.4 56.4 56.3

2021

53.7 52.5 56.1 62.8 (p)65.2                

Manufacturing

2020

85.6 85.5 85.5 75.5 78.4 80.1 79.2 79.1 78.9 79.4 79.3 79.5 80.5

2021

78.5 78.1 78.9 77.8 (p)78.3                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

206.3 203.8 203.4 164.0 176.4 186.2 190.3 191.3 195.2 200.3 201.0 202.7 193.4

2021

197.2 195.5 195.7 194.3 (p)197.0                

Information

2020

19.3 19.4 19.0 17.0 16.9 17.1 17.4 17.7 17.9 17.8 17.8 17.8 17.9

2021

17.5 17.7 17.7 18.1 (p)18.2                

Financial Activities

2020

76.5 76.6 76.4 74.3 74.7 75.4 75.7 75.6 75.3 75.0 75.0 75.2 75.5

2021

74.1 73.2 73.0 73.4 (p)73.6                

Professional & Business Services

2020

179.0 179.8 179.3 163.7 166.9 169.5 170.9 171.2 170.9 172.8 172.0 171.1 172.3

2021

172.3 173.2 172.8 176.8 (p)176.5                

Educational & Health Services

2020

258.6 263.7 263.0 235.3 236.7 240.2 240.9 242.5 247.9 252.3 253.5 251.0 248.8

2021

245.9 251.2 250.5 251.7 (p)249.2                

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

113.9 113.9 111.1 52.4 60.7 83.7 85.7 88.9 89.3 90.5 90.9 82.7 88.6

2021

81.8 85.1 88.4 92.7 (p)99.8                

Other Services

2020

49.1 49.2 48.6 31.9 35.3 43.4 43.0 42.9 43.0 42.9 42.7 41.6 42.8

2021

42.0 41.9 43.3 43.4 (p)44.4                

Government

2020

113.0 116.8 117.3 111.7 109.3 108.0 103.1 104.8 111.3 112.2 112.4 112.0 111.0

2021

109.0 111.7 112.4 112.4 (p)111.8                

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

2020

(1)1,209,116 (1)1,213,091 (1)1,204,315 (1)1,162,273 (1)1,189,651 (1)1,201,769 (1)1,211,675 (1)1,171,219 (1)1,172,221 (1)1,170,782 (1)1,166,634 (1)1,155,318 (1)1,185,672

2021

1,156,325 1,169,532 1,164,116 (p)1,156,214                  

Employment

2020

(1)1,146,930 (1)1,150,217 (1)1,134,527 (1)969,605 (1)1,023,049 (1)1,049,937 (1)1,044,649 (1)1,049,389 (1)1,089,904 (1)1,096,313 (1)1,090,810 (1)1,073,061 (1)1,076,533

2021

1,060,541 1,074,214 1,078,425 (p)1,084,687                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)62,186 (1)62,874 (1)69,788 (1)192,668 (1)166,602 (1)151,832 (1)167,026 (1)121,830 (1)82,317 (1)74,469 (1)75,824 (1)82,257 (1)109,139

2021

95,784 95,318 85,691 (p)71,527                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)5.1 (1)5.2 (1)5.8 (1)16.6 (1)14.0 (1)12.6 (1)13.8 (1)10.4 (1)7.0 (1)6.4 (1)6.5 (1)7.1 (1)9.2

2021

8.3 8.2 7.4 (p)6.2                  

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(p) Preliminary

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