Annual Unemployment Rate

Percent Change in Jobs by Sector and Year

Annual rates of change in jobs by sector are presented below. The Pittsburgh region weathered the recent national recession better than most of our benchmark regions. In fact, the year-over-year …

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Number of Jobs by Sector and Year

Annual job totals by sector are presented in the table below (in thousands). While the Pittsburgh region has been performing better than the benchmark average in terms of job growth …

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Exports Trend

The U.S. Department of Commerce publishes information on exports for major Metropolitan Statistical Areas of the United States. Data for 2015 show an 8.8 percent decrease in exports from the …

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Exports Per Private Sector Worker

The U.S. Department of Commerce publishes information on exports for major Metropolitan Statistical Areas of the United States. Data for 2012 show a slight decrease in exports from the Pittsburgh …

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Annual Venture Capital Trends

Companies backed by venture capital play an important role in economic growth. Estimates attribute 16.6 percent of national Gross Domestic Product and 9 percent of national private sector employment to …

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Total Investments

Companies backed by venture capital play an important role in economic growth. Estimates attribute 16.6 percent of national Gross Domestic Product and 9 percent of national private sector employment to …

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