Payroll Employment by Metropolitan Statistical Area (year over year)

 
12-month percent change, October 2007
 

Cleveland

Columbus

Cincinnati

Pittsburgh

Dayton

Toledo

Akron

Lexington

U.S.

Total nonfarm

0.0

0.5

0.3

0.1

-0.4

-0.2

0.7

0.7

0.9

 

Goods-producing

-0.2

-1.8

-1.9

-1.8

-1.0

-3.2

0.6

-1.3

-2.0

 

 

Manufacturing

-0.2

-1.9

-1.2

-2.1

-1.3

-4.0

0.2

-2.5

-1.8

 

         

Natural resources, mining, and construction

0.0

-1.5

-3.5

-1.2

0.0

-0.7

2.1

1.4

-2.3

 

Service-providing

0.1

0.9

0.7

0.4

-0.2

0.5

0.7

1.2

1.4

 

 

Trade, transportation, and utilities

-0.3

-0.5

-0.1

-0.2

-1.1

-0.9

0.0

-1.3

0.9

 

 

Information

0.5

-0.5

-3.2

-3.0

0.0

2.4

2.2

2.1

-0.7

 

 

Financial activities

-0.4

-1.1

-1.1

0.0

1.5

1.6

0.0

-0.9

-1.2

 

 

Professional and business services

-0.9

2.8

0.4

1.4

-0.6

1.1

2.2

-7.4

2.0

 

 

Education and health services

0.8

0.5

3.3

1.0

0.2

1.9

1.1

3.8

2.9

 

 

Leisure and hospitality

-0.2

2.3

2.7

0.3

-0.5

0.0

-0.3

5.8

2.8

 

 

Other services

-0.2

-1.3

-0.5

-0.9

1.8

0.7

0.0

-1.0

0.8

 

         

Government

1.3

1.8

-0.2

0.4

-0.3

0.4

0.6

6.3

1.1

October unemployment rate (sa, percent)

6.3

5.1

5.2

4.7

6.2

6.6

5.6

4.2

5.0

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