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April 18, 2024 5:19 am

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Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Updated Labor Force and Employment Data in Pittsburgh

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) most recently updated their labor force and employment related data for Pittsburg, PA. Titled “Economy at a Glance,” the list of data includes two data series: 1) Labor Force Data and 2) Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Data.

Some key figures for Pittsburg relate to the overall fall in unemployment from 82,257 unemployed in December 2020 to 44,968 unemployed in December 2021, from a rate of 7.1 percent to 4 percent. 

Total Nonfarm employment (in departments such as mining, transportation, education, hospitality, etc) also grew from about 1,097,600 to 1,138,100, a 3.7 percent increase.