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Key Indicators for Understanding Our Region

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Economy / Job Growth

Over the five-year period from September 2010 to September 2015, the Pittsburgh region gained 47,100 nonfarm jobs. Pittsburgh's job growth rate over the past five years was 4.1 percent, below the benchmark average of 9.1 percent and the second-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.