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Employment and GDP

   
     
 

New York City (NYC)
Historical Employment By Industry

 
     
  (Data in thousands)  
  Industry
1990
2000
2010
2011
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Total Nonfarm
3,574.7
3,732.3
3,730.5
3,818.1
3,904.6
3,998.9
4,130.1
4,255.1
4,341.2
 
  Total Private
2,967.6
3,163.4
3,172.5
3,267.5
3,358.5
3,454.5
3,584.7
3,705.2
3,788.8
 
  Natural Resources, Mining and Construction
114.4
120.5
112.5
112.3
116.1
122.2
129.2
139.3
146.3
 
  Manufacturing
265.2
176.8
76.3
75.7
76.3
76.4
76.6
77.8
76.3
 
  Wholesale Trade
183.1
155.1
137.5
139.6
140.6
142.4
144.3
146.0
145.7
 
  Retail Trade
263.0
281.5
302.7
314.4
327.7
339.7
350.1
351.9
348.9
 
  Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities
154.6
133.9
119.5
121.7
122.2
122.9
126.2
132.3
134.8
 
  Information
169.2
187.2
165.9
170.8
175.7
179.2
185.0
189.0
192.6
 
  Financial Activities
521.3
488.6
428.3
439.1
438.8
437.5
449.2
459.3
465.8
 
  Professional and Business Services
467.0
587.0
575.3
597.5
619.3
642.9
669.0
700.0
723.4
 
  Educational and Health Services
486.9
628.6
771.6
789.2
805.6
831.1
866.4
896.9
930.2
 
  Leisure and Hospitality
218.1
256.7
322.2
342.2
365.7
385.4
408.5
427.8
437.6
 
  Other Services
124.8
147.4
160.6
165.2
170.4
174.9
180.2
185.0
187.3
 
  Government
607.1
568.9
558.0
550.6
546.1
544.4
545.4
549.9
552.4
 
     
 

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Source:
NY State Department of Labor: Historical Employment Data
 
Baruch College Weissman Zicklin School of Business NYCdata