Friday, April 24, 2009

NYS Department of Labor

On April 16, the New York State Department of Labor released March 2009 statistics on unemployment. Below is information from the website, along with links to valuable reports.

"Since March 2008, the number of nonfarm jobs (private plus public sectors) in New York State decreased by 165,900, or 1.9 percent, and the number of private sector jobs decreased by 161,600, or 2.2 percent. Additional industry detail is presented in the table below."

Industries With Job Gains:
Educational & Health Services (+ 30,100)
Other Services (+ 1,300)

Industries With Job Losses:
Trade, Transportation & Utilities (- 51,300)
Manufacturing (- 37,000)
Professional & Business Services (- 36,400)
Financial Activities (- 30,200)
Construction (- 24,300)
Information (- 9,300)
Government (- 4,300)
Leisure & Hospitality (- 4,300)
Natural Resources & Mining (- 200)

"New York State's unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) was 8.1 percent in March 2009, down from 8.4 percent in February 2009. In March 2008, the rate was 5.0 percent."

Occupations With the Most Expected Hiring in New York State

Long-Term Occupational Projections 2006-2016 New York State

New York State Loses 33,000 Private Sector Jobs in March 2009
- More Than 40 Percent of Jobs Gained During 2003-2008 Expansion Are Erased.

Contact a Labor Market Analyst - Contact information for 10 locations throughout the state: Statewide Trends, Capital District, Central New York, Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley, Long Island, Mohawk Valley, New York City, North Country, Southern Tier, and Western New York.

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