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LI jobs: winning and losing sectors in December

The private education and health services sectors helped Long Island's nonfarm job level rise by 17,300 in December over the same period last year, according to figures released by the state's Labor Department. Education and health services led the gainers, up 10,200 from the year before. Click on the trend lines below for details on the 10 sectors going back to 1990. The table below gives details for the 2016 and 2015 levels. You can read more about the jobs data here. This database was posted on Jan. 19, 2017.

How Long Island's 10 sectors have done in December:

How the 10 sectors break down year over year:

Industry            (job levels in thousands)Dec. 2016Dec. 2015% change
TOTAL NONFARM1,342.11,324.81.3%
TOTAL PRIVATE1,141.11,123.71.5%
Total Goods Producing 145.5145.10.3%
   Construction, Natural Resources, Mining 74.673.02.2%
         Specialty Trade Contractors 54.650.67.9%
      Durable Goods 39.640.6-2.5%
      Non-Durable Goods 31.331.5-0.6%
Total Service Providing1,196.61,179.71.4%
Total Private Service-Providing995.6978.61.7%
   Trade, Transportation, and Utilities285.1279.62.0%
      Wholesale Trade 71.470.61.1%
         Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 33.934.5-1.7%
         Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 27.827.41.5%
      Retail Trade 167.8165.11.6%
         Building Material and Garden Equipment 12.712.60.8%
         Food and Beverage Stores 37.336.61.9%
            Grocery Stores 30.629.82.7%
         Health and Personal Care Stores 12.912.90.0%
         Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 19.820.1-1.5%
         General Merchandise Stores 29.530.8-4.2%
            Department Stores 23.024.1-4.6%
      Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 45.943.94.6%
         Transportation and Warehousing
            Couriers and Messengers 7.78.6-10.5%
         Broadcasting (except Internet) 0.91.0-10.0%
         Telecommunications 8.69.0-4.4%
   Financial Activities72.873.8-1.4%
      Finance and Insurance 55.256.3-2.0%
         Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
            Depository Credit Intermediation 11.711.70.0%
         Insurance Carriers and Related Activities 27.928.3-1.4%
      Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 17.617.50.6%
         Real Estate 14.614.04.3%
   Professional and Business Services 173.0173.5-0.3%
      Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 80.581.3-1.0%
            Legal Services 18.119.7-8.1%
            Accounting, Tax Prep., Bookkpng., & Payroll Svcs. 13.513.50.0%
      Management of Companies and Enterprises 15.715.8-0.6%
      Admin. & Supp. and Waste Manage. & Remed. Svcs. 76.876.40.5%
   Education and Health Services266.3256.14.0%
      Educational Services 41.940.82.7%
      Health Care and Social Assistance 224.4215.34.2%
         Ambulatory Health Care Services 91.687.25.0%
         Hospitals 60.559.22.2%
         Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 34.733.92.4%
         Social Assistance 37.635.07.4%
   Leisure and Hospitality120.3116.53.3%
      Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 17.518.8-6.9%
         Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 13.313.20.8%
      Accommodation and Food Services 102.897.75.2%
         Food Services and Drinking Places
   Other Services 58.858.9-0.2%
         Personal and Laundry Services 23.323.10.9%
Government 201.0201.10.0%
   Federal Government 16.416.40.0%
   State Government 25.025.1-0.4%
      State Government Education 13.613.32.3%
      State Government Hospitals
   Local Government 159.6159.60.0%
      Local Government Education 107.3106.90.4%
      Local Government Hospitals


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