Economy at a Glance

Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA
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2015
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2015

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,195.4 1,197.5 1,193.4 1,192.1 (P) 1,207.5

Employment (1)

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1,141.2 1,127.1 1,125.4 1,126.5 (P) 1,152.2

Unemployment (1)

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54.1 70.4 68.0 65.7 (P) 55.3

Unemployment Rate (2)

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4.5 5.9 5.7 5.5 (P) 4.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,172.6 1,143.4 1,144.6 1,151.0 1,175.9 (P) 1,191.6

12-month % change

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0.7 0.8 0.8 0.6 1.3 (P) 1.7

Mining and Logging (3)

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12.4 12.5 12.5 12.7 12.7 (P) 12.9

12-month % change

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11.7 11.6 12.6 12.4 9.5 (P) 9.3

Construction (3)

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53.4 48.5 46.4 48.7 55.4 (P) 58.9

12-month % change

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7.7 4.3 1.8 1.2 4.3 (P) 5.4

Manufacturing (3)

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90.8 89.9 89.0 88.8 89.1 (P) 89.3

12-month % change

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1.6 1.8 0.9 0.1 0.7 (P) 0.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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226.2 214.6 213.8 214.4 217.7 (P) 221.6

12-month % change

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1.3 0.4 1.3 1.1 2.0 (P) 2.5

Information (3)

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18.4 18.2 18.1 18.2 18.2 (P) 18.4

12-month % change

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-3.7 1.1 0.0 0.6 -3.2 (P) 0.5

Financial Activities (3)

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69.6 68.5 68.0 68.1 68.7 (P) 70.4

12-month % change

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-1.7 -3.4 -3.8 -3.4 -2.6 (P) -1.0

Professional and Business Services (3)

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173.1 171.0 171.3 172.0 176.0 (P) 177.1

12-month % change

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-0.5 0.1 -0.2 -0.5 0.1 (P) -0.1

Education and Health Services (3)

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245.4 243.1 245.7 245.2 247.1 (P) 246.5

12-month % change

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1.1 1.2 1.4 0.8 1.2 (P) 2.4

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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111.3 109.3 108.4 112.2 119.0 (P) 124.9

12-month % change

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-0.5 2.8 2.2 3.4 5.3 (P) 4.0

Other Services (3)

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51.6 51.4 52.4 51.1 51.8 (P) 51.6

12-month % change

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1.4 2.4 4.2 0.8 2.0 (P) 0.6

Government (3)

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120.4 116.4 119.0 119.6 120.2 (P) 120.0

12-month % change

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-1.1 -1.4 -1.1 -0.7 -0.5 (P) -0.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(P) Preliminary

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Consumer Price Index: Pittsburgh, PA

CPI-U, All items (1)

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235.719 238.663 239.249

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change (1)

0.9 1.1 1.5

CPI-W, All items (2)

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229.649 232.587 232.830

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change (2)

0.7 1.1 1.4

Footnotes
(1) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.

Data extracted on: June 19, 2015

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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