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Long Island jobs in November: winners and losers

The private education and health services sectors helped Long Island's nonfarm job level rise by 14,000 in November over the same period last year, according to figures released by the state's Labor Department. Construction, mining and natural resources fell the most, down 2,600 jobs from the year before. Education and health service led the gainers, up 10,600 from the year before. The chart shows the overall jobs levels for 10 sectors over time (click any dot for label for details), and the table below gives details for the 2016 and 2015 levels. This database was posted on Dec. 15, 2016.

How Long Island's 10 sectors have done in November

You can read more about the Long Island job trends here.

Details on Long Island's employment sectors

Industry            (job levels in thousands)Nov 2016Nov 2015Change
TOTAL NONFARM1,340.81,326.81.1%
TOTAL PRIVATE1,141.21,126.91.3%
Total Goods Producing 148.1148.5-0.3%
   Construction, Natural Resources, Mining 76.876.01.1%
         Specialty Trade Contractors 55.852.07.3%
      Durable Goods 39.840.9-2.7%
      Non-Durable Goods 31.531.6-0.3%
Total Service Providing1,192.71,178.31.2%
Total Private Service-Providing993.1978.41.5%
   Trade, Transportation, and Utilities280.0279.00.4%
      Wholesale Trade 70.771.2-0.7%
         Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 34.635.1-1.4%
         Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 27.827.31.8%
      Retail Trade 164.3164.9-0.4%
         Building Material and Garden Equipment 12.912.62.4%
         Food and Beverage Stores 37.037.3-0.8%
            Grocery Stores 30.530.6-0.3%
         Health and Personal Care Stores 12.612.8-1.6%
         Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 18.819.6-4.1%
         General Merchandise Stores 29.329.6-1.0%
            Department Stores 22.622.9-1.3%
      Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities
         Transportation and Warehousing
            Couriers and Messengers 6.76.9-2.9%
         Broadcasting (except Internet) 0.91.0-10.0%
         Telecommunications 8.99.1-2.2%
   Financial Activities72.573.3-1.1%
      Finance and Insurance 55.255.8-1.1%
         Credit Intermediation and Related Activities 20.920.90.0%
            Depository Credit Intermediation 11.611.7-0.9%
         Insurance Carriers and Related Activities 27.727.8-0.4%
      Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 17.317.5-1.1%
         Real Estate 14.413.93.6%
   Professional and Business Services 176.3174.31.1%
      Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 79.480.9-1.9%
            Legal Services 18.019.1-5.8%
            Accounting, Tax Prep., Bookkpng., & Payroll Svcs. 13.313.20.8%
      Management of Companies and Enterprises 15.715.8-0.6%
      Admin. & Supp. and Waste Manage. & Remed. Svcs.
   Education and Health Services265.1254.54.2%
      Educational Services 42.541.32.9%
      Health Care and Social Assistance 222.6213.24.4%
         Ambulatory Health Care Services
         Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 34.333.71.8%
         Social Assistance
   Leisure and Hospitality120.4119.60.7%
      Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 19.720.2-2.5%
         Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 14.914.52.8%
      Accommodation and Food Services 100.799.41.3%
         Food Services and Drinking Places
   Other Services
         Personal and Laundry Services 23.522.64.0%
Government 199.6199.9-0.2%
   Federal Government 15.816.1-1.9%
   State Government
      State Government Education 13.513.22.3%
      State Government Hospitals
   Local Government 158.8158.80.0%
      Local Government Education 106.7106.40.3%
      Local Government Hospitals