What’s new

Local Employment and Unemployment

Metropolitan Pittsburgh’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased .5 percent from 4.3 percent in April 2018 to 3.8 percent in April 2019. During that period, the…

Year-​Over-​Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region gained 6,400 jobs between February 2018 and February 2019, a .6 percent increase over the year. That percentage falls below the benchmark…

Five-​Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region gained 6,400 jobs between February 2018 and February 2019, a .6 percent increase over the year. That percentage falls below the benchmark…

Unemployment Rate

The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area’s unemployment rate — seasonally adjusted — decreased a total of 1 percentage points from January 2018 to January 2019 to 3.8

Average Weekly Wages — Benchmark Regions

Average weekly wages in the 7-​county Pittsburgh metropolitan area in the third quarter of 2018 were $1,135, a year-​over-​year percent increase of 3.2 percent. That…

Growth in GDP

The Pittsburgh region’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.7 percent and had the fourth-​highest rate of growth from 2016 to 2017. Pittsburgh’s per capita real…
Close Window Welcome to Pittsburgh Quarterly
Keep up with the latest

Sign up for our Newsletter, Pittsburgh Quarterly This Week.

We’ll keep in touch, but only when we think there’s something worth sharing. To receive exclusive Pittsburgh Quarterly news and stories, please fill out the form below. Be sure to check your email for a link to confirm your subscription!

View past newsletters here.

Don’t miss a story! Sign up for our newsletter to receive award-​winning journalism in your inbox.

Please let us know your name.
Invalid Input
Please let us know your email address.
Invalid Input