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Pittsburgh Employment Data February 2022

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently updated their labor force and employment related data for Pittsburgh, PA. This most recent labor force data includes an analysis of Nonfarm employment through February 2022.

Some key figures for Pittsburgh relate to the overall fall in unemployment from 95,318 unemployed in February 2021 to 59,419 unemployed in February 2022, bringing down the unemployment rate from 8.2 percent to 5.1 percent over 12 months.

Total Nonfarm employment (in departments such as mining, transportation, education, hospitality, etc) also grew from about 1,082,400 to 1,112,200, representing an increase in the employment rate.