Economic Research and Data

Economic Trends

Filling you in on the current state of the economy

Payroll Employment by Metropolitan Statistical Area

 

12-month percent change, September 2007

 

Cleveland

Columbus

Cincinnati

Pittsburgh

Dayton

Toledo

Akron

Lexington

U.S.

Total nonfarm

0.0

0.8

0.1

0.3

0.0

0.0

1.1

1.5

1.2

 

Goods-producing

−1.2

−1.5

−2.3

−1.3

−0.1

−2.3

1.7

−0.4

−1.2

   

Manufacturing

−2.1

−1.2

−1.6

−0.7

−0.4

−2.6

1.5

−1.4

−1.4

   

Natural resources, mining, construction

1.8

−2.2

−3.9

−2.3

0.6

−1.3

2.5

2.3

−0.9

 

Service-providing

0.3

1.1

0.6

0.5

0.0

0.6

1.0

2.0

1.6

   

Trade, transportation, utilities

0.1

0.0

−0.4

−0.4

−1.7

−1.2

0.6

−1.5

1.1

   

Information

1.1

−0.5

−3.2

−0.9

1.0

7.5

2.2

6.5

1.2

   

Financial activities

−0.1

−1.2

−1.1

−0.4

2.5

−0.8

0.0

0.0

0.4

   

Professional and business services

1.0

2.3

0.4

1.3

−0.2

2.9

2.8

−0.3

1.9

   

Education and health services

1.2

1.2

1.3

1.8

0.0

1.0

1.5

1.9

3.1

   

Leisure and hospitality

0.2

2.7

1.9

0.4

0.3

−1.2

0.0

7.3

3.1

   

Other services

0.7

−0.8

0.0

−1.4

0.6

0.7

0.0

−1.0

0.7

   

Government

1.2

2.0

−0.1

0.2

0.6

1.7

0.2

4.8

0.9

September unemployment rate (sa percent)

6.0

5.0

5.3

4.4

6.1

6.5

5.6

5.0

4.7

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