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					MONTHLY ECONOMIC UPDATE
Latest jobs statistics for New York

Job trends over the past year, by sector of the state’s economy
                                                                                            Payroll jobs       # change            % change
                                                                                              Sep-09         in past year         in past year
                                       Total private sector                                 7,104,300          - 219,700                 -   3.0%
                                        Construction                                          345,300            - 32,900                -   8.7%
                                        Manufacturing                                         492,100            - 42,900                -   8.0%
                                        Retail trade                                          865,500            - 29,700                -   3.3%
                                        Wholesale trade                                       333,500            - 18,700                -   5.3%
                                        Transportation, warehousing & utilities               265,700            - 13,400                -   4.8%
                                        Information                                           250,400            - 13,300                -   5.0%
                                        Financial activities                                  684,200            - 33,900                -   4.7%
                                        Professional & business services                    1,110,600            - 51,600                -   4.4%
                                        Educational & health services                       1,655,700           + 26,000                 +   1.6%
                                        Leisure & hospitality                                 728,400              - 7,500               -   1.0%
                                        Other services                                        366,300              - 1,600               -   0.4%
                                       Government                                           1,467,300            - 16,300                -   1.1%
                                       U.S. private-sector jobs, last 12 months                              - 5,653,000                 -   4.9%




         Jobless rate by region of the state                                                         Comparative
                                                                                                  Unemployment Chart
                                                                                            12.0%
                                         Jobless Rate          Number   Jobless Rate
                                           Sep-09            Unemployed   Sep-08
New York State (total)                              8.8          847,700              6.7   10.0%
New York City                                      10.2         408,100               5.9
Long Island                                         7.4          109,100              5.1
Northern suburbs                                    7.4           52,500              5.2    8.0%

Upstate                                             7.8          278,000              5.5
Albany-Schenectady-Troy                             7.2           32,100              5.1    6.0%
Binghamton                                          8.4           10,300              5.5
Buffalo-Niagara Falls                               8.4           48,700              5.9
                                                                                             4.0%
Rochester                                           8.0           42,800              5.7
Syracuse                                            8.1            2,700              5.7
Utica-Rome                                          7.3           10,200              5.5    2.0%
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Mid-Hudson Valley                                   8.2           26,700              5.6
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Chautauqua County                                   7.8            5,300              5.5
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Elmira                                              8.9            3,700              5.7
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Glens Falls                                         7.3            4,900              5.2
Ithaca                                              5.6            3,200              4.4
                                                                                              Unemployment Rate, September 2009
Kingston                                            8.1            7,300              5.8
All figures from USDOL and NYSDOL establishment survey data, NOT seasonally adjusted