Payroll Employment by Metropolitan Statistical Area

   

 

12-month percent change, August 2007

   

 

Cleveland

Columbus

Cincinnati

Pittsburgh

Dayton

Toledo

Akron

Lexington

U.S.

Total nonfarm

0.0

0.6

0.0

0.3

-0.2

0.5

0.9

2.0

1.2

 

Goods-producing

-1.4

-1.4

-2.2

-1.1

-0.4

-0.3

1.4

-0.6

-1.2

   

Manufacturing

-2.2

-1.0

-1.3

-1.1

0.0

-0.4

1.1

-1.1

-1.4

   

Natural resources, mining, construction

1.3

-2.1

-4.1

-1.4

-1.9

0.0

2.5

0.8

-0.8

 

Service-providing

0.3

0.8

0.5

0.6

-0.2

0.7

0.8

2.3

1.7

   

Trade, transportation, utilities

0.0

0.1

-0.4

-0.3

-1.6

-1.1

0.3

-0.9

1.1

   

Information

0.0

-1.6

-3.2

-2.2

-0.9

4.9

0.0

6.5

1.0

   

Financial activities

-0.5

-1.5

-1.1

-0.9

1.5

1.5

-1.4

0.9

1.0

   

Professional and business services

-0.5

2.1

0.6

1.6

-0.9

2.6

2.3

-0.7

1.6

   

Education and health services

1.4

1.5

3.6

2.0

0.5

1.6

1.8

2.6

3.4

   

Leisure and hospitality

0.1

2.5

1.1

0.6

0.0

-0.6

-0.3

7.7

2.8

   

Other services

0.9

-1.3

1.2

-1.8

0.6

0.0

0.7

0.0

1.0

   

Government

1.1

1.1

-1.0

0.8

0.6

1.3

0.7

5.9

1.1

 August unemployment rate (sa, percent)

6.1

4.7

5.0

4.7

5.7

6.0

5.0

4.4

4.6

 

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.