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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Monthly News Releases

The monthly news releases contain an analysis of the current economic conditions for Pennsylvania, its 18 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), 16 Micropolitan Statistical Areas (mSA), as well as 16 Small Labor Market Areas (LMA). Included is information on labor force, employment and unemployment statistics. Also provided in the MSA, mSA and LMA releases is a count of non-agricultural wage and salary jobs by industry. Click on the area below to view your required news release.

The  schedule for state and local news releases provide a list of release dates and the corresponding data reference months.

Pennsylvania (statewide) May​ 2024

May 2024

Metropolitan Statistical Areas Map

Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Lancaster
Altoona Lebanon
Bloomsburg-Berwick Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
Chambersburg-Waynesboro Pittsburgh
East Stroudsburg Reading
Erie Scranton-WilkesBarre-Hazleton
Gettysburg State College
Harrisburg-Carlisle Williamsport
Johnstown York-Hanover
Micropolitan Statistical Areas
Bradford (McKean County) New Castle (Lawrence County)
DuBois (Clearfield County) Oil City (Venango County)
Huntingdon Pottsville (Schuylkill County)
Indiana Sayre (Bradford County)
Lewisburg (Union County) Selinsgrove (Snyder County)
Lewistown (Mifflin County) Somerset
Lock Haven (Clinton County) Sunbury (Northumberland County)
Meadville (Crawford County) Warren (Warren County)
Labor Market Areas
Bedford Juniata
Cameron Mercer
Clarion Pike
Elk Potter
Forest Sullivan
Fulton Susquehanna
Greene Tioga
Jefferson Wayne
Technical Notes

We have another related item of possible interest in conjunction to the press releases: the  Civilian Labor Force Data publication.

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