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Key Indicators for Understanding Our Region

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Economy / Job Growth

Over the five-year period from August 2010 to August 2015, the Pittsburgh region gained 56,900 nonfarm jobs. Pittsburgh's job growth rate over the past five years was 5 percent, below the benchmark average of 9.1 percent and the third-smallest increase among benchmark regions.


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Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job totals are in thousands.

Current month data are preliminary.

All data are 'not seasonally adjusted' figures.