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Unemployment Rate

The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area’s unemployment rate — seasonally adjusted — increased a total of 0.5 percentage points from January 2016 to January 2017 to 5.3 percent, the second-largest increase in the 12-month...


Local Employment and Unemployment

Metropolitan Pitsburgh’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.5 percent from 4.8 percent in January 2016 to 5.3 percent in January 2017. During that period, the number of people in the labor force...


Year-Over-Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region gained 4,500 jobs between January 2016 and January 2017, a 0.4 percent increase. However, that percentage was well below the benchmark average of 2.1 percent growth and was...