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									SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                                     www.suffolkcountyny.gov/labor


                                    EMPLOYMENT TRENDS
                                                     APRIL 2008
                                                Suffolk Labor Force1
                                                                                 Mar 08        Feb 08       Mar 07
             Civilian Labor Force (000)                                           786.4          785.8       781.3
             Employment (000)                                                     749.0          747.2       751.4
             Unemployment (000)                                                    37.4           38.6        29.9
             Unemployment Rate (%)                                                   4.8           4.9          3.8
                                     Township Unemployment Rate (%)
             Babylon                                                                   5.0          5.2           4.0
             Brookhaven                                                                4.5          4.7           3.7
             Huntington                                                                4.3          4.4           3.5
             Islip                                                                     5.0          5.1           4.0
             Lindenhurst Village                                                       4.6          4.7           3.8
             Riverhead                                                                 5.1          5.6           4.2
             Smithtown                                                                 4.0          4.1           3.1
             Southampton                                                               5.6          6.1           4.7
                        Non-farm Employment (Long Island in thousands)2
             Total                                                               1,256.1       1,246.9       1,244.7
             Natural Resources, Mining & Construction                               69.7          68.2          66.5
             Manufacturing                                                          82.3          82.3          84.6
             Wholesale Trade                                                        72.2          71.7          72.5
             Retail Trade                                                          159.7         159.3         158.5
             Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities                                36.9          36.7          37.0
             Information                                                            28.1          28.0          27.9
             Financial Activities                                                   77.0          76.5          79.5
             Professional & Business Services                                      159.3         157.9         159.2
             Educational & Health Services                                         216.2         215.0         212.0
             Leisure & Hospitality                                                  94.2          91.9          90.2
             Other Services                                                         53.0          52.4          52.1
             Government                                                            207.5         207.0         204.7
                                           Regional Economic Trends
             Unemployment Rate NY State (%)                                           5.1          5.0           4.4
             Unemployment Rate NY City (%)                                            4.6          4.4           4.6
             Unemployment Rate Nassau Co (%)                                          4.3          4.3           3.5
             Consumer Price Index NY Area (1982-84:100)                             233.1        231.0         224.5
                                            National Economic Trends
                                           3
             Unemployment Rate (%)                                                    5.1          4.8           4.4
             Consumer Price Index (1982-84:100)                                     213.5        211.6         205.3
              Notes: (1) By place of residence. (2) By place of business. (3) Seasonally adjusted; civilian labor force.
            Sources: U.S. Department of Labor; N.Y.S. Department of Labor; and Suffolk County Department of Labor.


TRENDS: From www.labor.state.ny.us
Unemployment in Suffolk County was at 4.8% in March. Since March 2007, the number of nonfarm jobs in the
Suffolk-Nassau region has increased by 11,400, or 0.9 percent, and the number of private sector jobs has
increased by 8,600, or 0.8 percent. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.6 percent in March 2008, compared
with 4.6 in February and 3.7 in March 2007.

           Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
                                 An Equal Opportunity Employer Program
    Steve Levy                                    James DiLiberto                                        Robert W. Dow, Jr.
Suffolk County Executive                  Workforce Investment Board Chair                             Commissioner of Labor
SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                                      www.suffolkcountyny.gov/labor


                                     EMPLOYMENT TRENDS
                                                    MARCH 2008
                                                 Suffolk Labor Force1
                                                                                  Feb 08        Jan 08       Feb 07
             Civilian Labor Force (000)                                             785.6         788.8        780.1
             Employment (000)                                                       746.9         751.9        746.8
             Unemployment (000)                                                      38.6          36.9         33.3
             Unemployment Rate (%)                                                    4.9           4.7          4.3
                                      Township Unemployment Rate (%)
             Babylon                                                                    5.2          5.0           4.4
             Brookhaven                                                                 4.7          4.5           4.1
             Huntington                                                                 4.4          4.2           3.8
             Islip                                                                      5.1          4.7           4.4
             Lindenhurst Village                                                        4.7          4.8           4.2
             Riverhead                                                                  5.6          5.1           4.8
             Smithtown                                                                  4.1          4.0           3.5
             Southampton                                                                6.1          5.7           5.3
                         Non-farm Employment (Long Island in thousands)2
             Total                                                                1,245.8       1,246.7       1,232.0
             Natural Resources, Mining & Construction                                67.9          70.2          64.4
             Manufacturing                                                           82.3          82.2          84.2
             Wholesale Trade                                                         71.7          71.7          72.2
             Retail Trade                                                           159.9         164.1         157.8
             Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities                                 36.7          36.7          36.7
             Information                                                             28.0          27.9          28.0
             Financial Activities                                                    76.4          76.9          79.6
             Professional & Business Services                                       157.3         156.6         155.8
             Educational & Health Services                                          214.3         212.1         209.6
             Leisure & Hospitality                                                   92.8          92.7          88.0
             Other Services                                                          52.4          52.3          51.4
             Government                                                             206.1         203.3         204.3
                                            Regional Economic Trends
             Unemployment Rate NY State (%)                                            5.0          5.6           4.8
             Unemployment Rate NY City (%)                                             4.4          6.1           5.0
             Unemployment Rate Nassau Co (%)                                           4.3          4.3           3.8
             Consumer Price Index NY Area (1982-84:100)                              231.0        229.8         223.0
                                             National Economic Trends
                                            3
             Unemployment Rate (%)                                                     4.8          4.9           4.5
             Consumer Price Index (1982-84:100)                                      211.6        211.0         203.4
               Notes: (1) By place of residence. (2) By place of business. (3) Seasonally adjusted; civilian labor force.
             Sources: U.S. Department of Labor; N.Y.S. Department of Labor; and Suffolk County Department of Labor.


TRENDS: From www.labor.state.ny.us
Unemployment in Suffolk County stood at 4.9% last month. Since February 2007, the number of nonfarm jobs
on Long Island has increased by 13,800, or 1.1 percent, and the number of private sector jobs has increased by
12,000, or 1.2 percent. The area's unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in February 2008, compared with 4.5 in
January and 4.1 in February 2007.

            Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
                                  An Equal Opportunity Employer Program
    Steve Levy                                     James DiLiberto                                        Robert W. Dow, Jr.
Suffolk County Executive                   Workforce Investment Board Chair                             Commissioner of Labor
SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                                     www.suffolkcountyny.gov/labor


                                    EMPLOYMENT TRENDS
                                               FEBRUARY 2008
                                                Suffolk Labor Force1
                                                                                 Jan 08        Dec 07        Jan 07
             Civilian Labor Force (000)                                            788.7        791.5          784.6
             Employment (000)                                                      751.8        760.7          751.0
             Unemployment (000)                                                     36.9         30.8           33.6
             Unemployment Rate (%)                                                   4.7           3.9           4.3
                                     Township Unemployment Rate (%)
             Babylon                                                                   5.0          4.3           4.5
             Brookhaven                                                                4.5          3.8           4.1
             Huntington                                                                4.2          3.5           3.8
             Islip                                                                     4.7          3.9           4.4
             Lindenhurst Village                                                       4.8          3.9           4.2
             Riverhead                                                                 5.2          4.1           4.8
             Smithtown                                                                 4.0          3.5           3.6
             Southampton                                                               5.7          4.3           5.4
                        Non-farm Employment (Long Island in thousands)2
             Total                                                               1,246.4       1,296.4       1,232.7
             Natural Resources, Mining & Construction                               67.8          73.9          65.7
             Manufacturing                                                          82.3          83.6          84.3
             Wholesale Trade                                                        71.6          74.6          72.1
             Retail Trade                                                          163.8         173.3         162.0
             Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities                                37.6          38.8          36.9
             Information                                                            27.9          27.9          28.2
             Financial Activities                                                   77.0          78.9          79.7
             Professional & Business Services                                      157.6         166.0         155.6
             Educational & Health Services                                         212.5         218.0         206.9
             Leisure & Hospitality                                                  91.9          98.6          88.0
             Other Services                                                         52.4          53.5          51.2
             Government                                                            204.0         209.3         202.1
                                           Regional Economic Trends
             Unemployment Rate NY State (%)                                           5.6          4.7           5.0
             Unemployment Rate NY City (%)                                            6.1          5.2           5.3
             Unemployment Rate Nassau Co (%)                                          4.3          3.7           4.0
             Consumer Price Index NY Area (1982-84:100)                             229.8        229.3         221.7
                                            National Economic Trends
                                           3
             Unemployment Rate (%)                                                    4.9          5.0           4.6
             Consumer Price Index (1982-84:100)                                     211.0        210.0         202.4
              Notes: (1) By place of residence. (2) By place of business. (3) Seasonally adjusted; civilian labor force.
            Sources: U.S. Department of Labor; N.Y.S. Department of Labor; and Suffolk County Department of Labor.


TRENDS: From www.labor.state.ny.us
Unemployment in Suffolk County was 4.7% in January 2008, up from 3.9% in December 2007. Since January
2007, the number of nonfarm jobs has increased in the Suffolk-Nassau area by 13,700, or 1.1 percent, and the
number of private sector jobs has increased by 11,800, or 1.1 percent. The area's unemployment rate was 4.5
percent in January 2008, compared with 3.8 in December and 4.1 in January 2007.

           Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
                                 An Equal Opportunity Employer Program
    Steve Levy                                    James DiLiberto                                        Robert W. Dow, Jr.
Suffolk County Executive                  Workforce Investment Board Chair                             Commissioner of Labor
SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                                     www.suffolkcountyny.gov/labor


                                    EMPLOYMENT TRENDS
                                                 JANUARY 2008
                                                Suffolk Labor Force1
                                                                                Dec 07        Nov 07        Dec 06
             Civilian Labor Force (000)                                           783.6         782.6         787.6
             Employment (000)                                                     752.8         753.6         761.7
             Unemployment (000)                                                    30.8          29.1          25.9
             Unemployment Rate (%)                                                  3.9           3.7           3.3
                                     Township Unemployment Rate (%)
             Babylon                                                                   4.3          4.0           3.4
             Brookhaven                                                                3.8          3.7           3.2
             Huntington                                                                3.5          3.4           2.8
             Islip                                                                     4.0          3.8           3.4
             Lindenhurst Village                                                       4.0          3.9           3.3
             Riverhead                                                                 4.2          3.9           3.4
             Smithtown                                                                 3.5          3.4           2.9
             Southampton                                                               4.3          3.6           3.9
                        Non-farm Employment (Long Island in thousands)2
             Total                                                               1,282.0       1,275.5       1,277.9
             Natural Resources, Mining & Construction                               70.8          72.1          70.4
             Manufacturing                                                          83.5          83.8          86.1
             Wholesale Trade                                                        75.1          74.6          74.2
             Retail Trade                                                          173.1         168.5         172.6
             Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities                                36.5          35.8          36.7
             Information                                                            30.4          30.5          30.2
             Financial Activities                                                   78.2          77.4          80.5
             Professional & Business Services                                      168.9         169.3         166.5
             Educational & Health Services                                         212.0         211.1         208.9
             Leisure & Hospitality                                                  95.3          96.2          93.6
             Other Services                                                         53.2          52.7          52.9
             Government                                                            205.0         203.5         205.3
                                           Regional Economic Trends
             Unemployment Rate NY State (%)                                           4.7          4.4           3.8
             Unemployment Rate NY City (%)                                            5.2          5.0           4.0
             Unemployment Rate Nassau Co (%)                                          3.7          3.6           3.1
             Consumer Price Index NY Area (1982-84:100)                             229.3        229.5         221.3
                                            National Economic Trends
                                           3
             Unemployment Rate (%)                                                    5.0          4.7           4.4
             Consumer Price Index (1982-84:100)                                     210.0        210.1         201.8
              Notes: (1) By place of residence. (2) By place of business. (3) Seasonally adjusted; civilian labor force.
            Sources: U.S. Department of Labor; N.Y.S. Department of Labor; and Suffolk County Department of Labor.


TRENDS: From www.labor.state.ny.us
Unemployment in Suffolk County was up two tenths of a percent in December of 2006. Since December 2006,
the number of nonfarm jobs in the Suffolk-Nassau region has increased by 4,100, or 0.3 percent, and the
number of private sector jobs has increased by 4,400, or 0.4 percent. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.8
percent in December 2007, compared with 3.7 in November and 3.2 in December 2006.

           Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
                                 An Equal Opportunity Employer Program
    Steve Levy                                    James DiLiberto                                        Robert W. Dow, Jr.
Suffolk County Executive                  Workforce Investment Board Chair                             Commissioner of Labor

								
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