Long Island jobs: which sectors won or lost in June

Employment on Long Island was up by 12,100 jobs compared to a year ago, according to the state's Department of Labor estimate. Education and health services gained 8,300 jobs, leisure and hospitality gained 3,500 jobs and construction, natural resources and mining gained 3,200. The trade, transportation and utilities sector lost 6,400 positions. The chart shows the overall jobs levels for 10 sectors over time (click any dot for label and details), and the table below gives details for the 2016 and 2015 levels. This database was posted on July 21, 2016.


Long Island job levels in June, by sector

A more-detailed breakdown of sectors and subcategories

Industry            (job levels in thousands)June 2016June 2015Change
TOTAL NONFARM1,347.51,335.40.9%
TOTAL PRIVATE1,145.91,135.30.9%
Total Goods Producing 152.1148.82.2%
   Construction, Natural Resources, Mining 79.976.74.2%
         Specialty Trade Contractors 56.953.66.2%
   Manufacturing72.272.10.1%
      Durable Goods 40.740.60.2%
      Non-Durable Goods 31.531.50.0%
Total Service Providing1,195.41,186.60.7%
Total Private Service-Providing993.8986.50.7%
   Trade, Transportation, and Utilities271.8278.2-2.3%
      Wholesale Trade 70.371.2-1.3%
         Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 34.835.2-1.1%
         Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 27.427.30.4%
      Retail Trade 159.4164.6-3.2%
         Building Material and Garden Equipment 13.713.51.5%
         Food and Beverage Stores 37.438.6-3.1%
            Grocery Stores 30.732.4-5.2%
         Health and Personal Care Stores 12.613.0-3.1%
         Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 17.719.1-7.3%
         General Merchandise Stores 26.026.8-3.0%
            Department Stores 19.720.6-4.4%
      Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 42.142.4-0.7%
         Utilities 4.94.74.3%
         Transportation and Warehousing 37.237.7-1.3%
            Couriers and Messengers 5.75.37.5%
   Information20.120.3-1.0%
         Broadcasting (except Internet) 0.91.0-10.0%
         Telecommunications 9.29.20.0%
   Financial Activities74.674.30.4%
      Finance and Insurance 55.956.1-0.4%
         Credit Intermediation and Related Activities 20.921.7-3.7%
            Depository Credit Intermediation 11.712.2-4.1%
         Insurance Carriers and Related Activities 28.327.62.5%
      Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 18.718.22.7%
         Real Estate 14.514.31.4%
   Professional and Business Services 176.6175.90.4%
      Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 80.381.5-1.5%
            Legal Services 18.619.2-3.1%
            Accounting, Tax Prep., Bookkpng., & Payroll Svcs. 13.113.00.8%
      Management of Companies and Enterprises 15.816.2-2.5%
      Admin. & Supp. and Waste Manage. & Remed. Svcs. 80.578.22.9%
   Education and Health Services255.2246.93.4%
      Educational Services 36.136.6-1.4%
      Health Care and Social Assistance 219.1210.34.2%
         Ambulatory Health Care Services 88.584.84.4%
         Hospitals 59.757.44.0%
         Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 34.533.14.2%
         Social Assistance 36.435.04.0%
   Leisure and Hospitality135.0131.52.7%
      Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 28.227.42.9%
         Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 21.020.71.4%
      Accommodation and Food Services 106.8104.12.6%
         Food Services and Drinking Places 101.298.23.1%
   Other Services 60.559.41.9%
         Personal and Laundry Services 23.823.13.0%
Government 201.6200.10.7%
   Federal Government 16.216.4-1.2%
   State Government 24.123.71.7%
      State Government Education 11.611.23.6%
      State Government Hospitals 1.41.5-6.7%
   Local Government 161.3160.00.8%
      Local Government Education 105.2104.30.9%
      Local Government Hospitals 2.82.80.0%

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