37% unemployed in Pittsburgh in 2017


37 percent of Pittsburgh residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was less than the statewide total of 37.4 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Pittsburgh population reached 262,906.

Out of 165,541 people who had a job, 101 were employed in the Armed Forces and 165,440 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Pittsburgh for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
97,365
37
Employed
165,541
63
Employed in civilian labor force
165,440
62.9
Employed in armed forces
101
0.04

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