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Payroll Employment by Metropolitan Statistical Area

  12-month percent change, January 2007
Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati Dayton Toledo Pittsburgh Lexington U.S.
Total nonfarm -0.2 0.7 0.1 -0.7 -0.3 1.0 2.2 1.7
   Goods-producing -1.7 -1.4 -1.3 -4.5 -1.6 1.1 0.0 0.3
  Manufacturing -2.6 -1.5 -1.6 -5.3 -1.4 0.1 -0.3 -0.6
  Natural resources, mining, and construction 1.6 -1.1 -0.6 -1.4 -2.1 5.6 0.8 2.1
   Service-providing 0.1 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.0 1.0 2.7 1.9
  Trade, transportation, and utilities -0.4 0.6 -0.3 -2.4 -0.6 -0.6 -2.6 0.8
  Information -2.6 -3.7 -2.5 -0.9 0.0 0.0 6.5 0.7
  Financial activities -0.1 -0.1 0.0 1.5 -3.1 -0.9 3.7 2.1
  Professional and business services 0.3 2.5 0.7 0.6 -1.5 2.1 5.4 3.0
  Education and health services 2.3 1.4 2.6 -0.2 0.8 2.8 1.3 2.7
  Leisure and hospitality 0.7 2.3 -0.4 3.9 2.0 1.5 7.6 3.6
  Other services 0.2 -0.3 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.2 -3.0 0.4
  Government -1.7 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.6 5.3 1.3
January unemployment rate seasonally adjusted (percent) 5.5 4.6 5.0 6.1 6.8 4.7 4.2 4.6
SOURCES: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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