Long Island employment for April 2014

Here are the figures for non-farm employment measured by the state Department of Labor for April. The figures – in thousands, rounded to the nearest hundred – are preliminary and subject to revision. They are also not seasonally adjusted, which is why April 2014 is best compared to April 2013.

The table includes lines for the three large sectors (goods producing, service providing and government), as well as subcategories within those sectors and some of the larger industries within those subcategories, so there is some overlap. For example, the “Trade, Transportation and Utilities” subcategory under service providing gives a separate breakdown for wholesale trade, which itself is broken down into wholesalers for durable and non-durable goods. There is no overlap in the chart, which you can click on to get the number of jobs in the industries shown. You can also click on the subcategories in the chart legend and hit the icon in the upper right to isolate just one category at a time.

IndustryAPR 2014MAR 2014APR 2013Net MonthPct MonthNet YearPct Year
Total Nonfarm 1,284.51,260.41,274.024.11.9%10.50.8%
Total Private 1,087.61,064.41,073.623.22.2%14.01.3%
Goods Producing 142.1136.2140.85.94.3%1.30.9%
     Natural Resources, Mining and Construction 68.062.567.25.58.8%0.81.2%
               Specialty Trade Contractors 47.844.047.33.88.6%0.51.1%
     Manufacturing 74.173.773.60.40.5%0.50.7%
          Durable Goods 42.842.542.30.30.7%0.51.2%
          Non-Durable Goods 31.331.231.30.10.3%0.00.0%
Service-Providing 1,142.41,124.21,133.218.21.6%9.20.8%
Private Service-Providing 945.5928.2932.817.31.9%12.71.4%
     Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 269.3266.8262.32.50.9%7.02.7%
          Wholesale Trade 69.970.869.0-0.9-1.3%0.91.3%
               Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 34.534.334.00.20.6%0.51.5%
               Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 26.126.026.00.10.4%0.10.4%
          Retail Trade 159.2155.8154.43.42.2%4.83.1%
               Building Material and Garden Equipment 13.212.213.11.08.2%0.10.8%
               Food and Beverage Stores 36.436.435.50.00.0%0.92.5%
                    Grocery Stores 30.830.830.00.00.0%0.82.7%
               Health and Personal Care Stores 12.912.912.90.00.0%0.00.0%
               Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 17.617.418.00.21.1%-0.4-2.2%
               General Merchandise Stores 26.826.525.60.31.1%1.24.7%
                    Department Stores 21.020.920.10.10.5%0.94.5%
          Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 40.240.238.90.00.0%1.33.3%
               Utilities 4.14.14.10.00.0%0.00.0%
               Transportation and Warehousing 36.136.134.80.00.0%1.33.7%
                    Couriers and Messengers 4.44.54.8-0.1-2.2%-0.4-8.3%
     Information 23.423.323.80.10.4%-0.4-1.7%
               Broadcasting (except Internet) 6.66.66.60.00.0%0.00.0%
               Telecommunications 5.25.45.3-0.2-3.7%-0.1-1.9%
     Financial Activities 70.670.572.20.10.1%-1.6-2.2%
          Finance and Insurance 54.254.355.9-0.1-0.2%-1.7-3.0%
               Credit Intermediation and Related Activities 21.721.722.00.00.0%-0.3-1.4%
                    Depository Credit Intermediation 12.212.212.40.00.0%-0.2-1.6%
               Insurance Carriers and Related Activities 27.227.227.00.00.0%0.20.7%
          Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 16.416.216.30.21.2%0.10.6%
               Real Estate 12.812.713.00.10.8%-0.2-1.5%
     Professional and Business Services 168.4161.4167.97.04.3%0.50.3%
          Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 81.279.481.31.82.3%-0.1-0.1%
                    Legal Services 18.818.818.60.00.0%0.21.1%
                    Accounting, Tax Prep., Bookkpng., & Payroll Svcs. 13.113.113.40.00.0%-0.3-2.2%
          Management of Companies and Enterprises 15.115.215.1-0.1-0.7%0.00.0%
          Admin. & Supp. and Waste Manage. & Remed. Svcs. 72.166.871.55.37.9%0.60.8%
     Education and Health Services 245.9244.7240.91.20.5%5.02.1%
          Educational Services 39.539.339.80.20.5%-0.3-0.8%
          Health Care and Social Assistance 206.4205.4201.11.00.5%5.32.6%
               Ambulatory Health Care Services 81.781.479.70.30.4%2.02.5%
               Hospitals 57.056.956.20.10.2%0.81.4%
               Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 32.632.332.20.30.9%0.41.2%
               Social Assistance 35.134.833.00.30.9%2.16.4%
     Leisure and Hospitality 111.1105.3109.85.85.5%1.31.2%
          Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 18.315.720.32.616.6%-2.0-9.9%
               Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 14.612.714.71.915.0%-0.1-0.7%
          Accommodation and Food Services 92.889.689.53.23.6%3.33.7%
               Food Services and Drinking Places 87.384.284.63.13.7%2.73.2%
     Other Services 56.856.255.90.61.1%0.91.6%
               Personal and Laundry Services 21.821.720.90.10.5%0.94.3%
Government 196.9196.0200.40.90.5%-3.5-1.7%
     Federal Government 16.716.517.00.21.2%-0.3-1.8%
     State Government 24.024.224.0-0.2-0.8%0.00.0%
          State Government Education 12.813.112.7-0.3-2.3%0.10.8%
          State Government Hospitals 1.51.51.60.00.0%-0.1-6.3%
     Local Government 156.2155.3159.40.90.6%-3.2-2.0%
          Local Government Education 104.2103.6107.10.60.6%-2.9-2.7%
          Local Government Hospitals 3.03.03.00.00.0%0.00.0%