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Change in Jobs by Sector, 2022

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Change in Jobs by Sector, 2022

What does this measure?

The net growth or decline in jobs by sector, shown as a percentage gain or loss from 2001 to 2022.

Why is this important?

Job growth by sector is a key indicator of economic vitality and reveals how the structure of industry and the composition of employment in the region are changing.

How is the region performing?

Despite the impact of COVID in 2020, total jobs in the region increased by 20% from 2001 to 2022, less than the national increase of 28% but greater than the statewide (excluding NYC) increase of 13%. The largest rate increases from 2001 to 2022 were in Financial Activities (91%) and Educational Services (52%). In contrast, the Manufacturing and the Information sectors experienced decreases of 33% and 25%, respectively.

At the county level, Orange and Putnam had the largest increases in jobs from 2001 to 2022 (33% and 32%, respectively), while Dutchess and Ulster experienced a modest increase (10% and 9%, respecitvely) in total jobs from 2001 to 2022.

Notes about the data

County employment estimates are reported by place of work, not place of residence. Data for this indicator are expected to be released in the fourth quarter.

Change in Jobs by Sector, 2022
AgricultureConstructionEducational ServicesFinancial ActivitiesGovernmentHealth Care and Social AssistanceInformationLeisure and HospitalityManufacturingNatural Resources and MiningOther ServicesProfessional and Business ServicesTrade, Transportation, and UtilitiesTotal
Region-14%14%52%91%-7%28%-25%39%-33%28%26%49%11%20%
Columbia-15%20%66%137%-12%6%-50%58%-32%N/A18%31%-22%13%
Dutchess6%-0%51%88%-18%22%-24%44%-58%50%26%29%-6%10%
Greene-28%-5%84%113%-1%-9%3%16%21%N/A6%137%54%18%
Orange-15%31%49%99%-1%54%-11%52%-7%29%36%70%28%33%
Putnam33%14%57%107%3%20%-18%41%-8%N/A33%38%32%32%
Sullivan-36%19%105%31%-6%58%-18%18%101%-10%14%52%6%22%
Ulster-15%10%44%86%-9%-0%-40%29%-40%4%18%52%-9%9%
NYS (excluding NYC)-12%15%26%83%-5%27%-39%25%14%21%2%13%
U.S.-16%21%62%86%5%54%-5%37%-20%25%28%48%25%28%

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis
Notes: N/A - Data not disclosed or not reported.




Total Jobs by Sector, 2022
AgricultureConstructionEducational ServicesFinancial ActivitiesGovernmentHealth Care and Social AssistanceInformationLeisure and HospitalityManufacturingNatural Resources and MiningOther ServicesProfessional and Business ServicesTrade, Transportation, and UtilitiesTotal
Region5,10936,29320,57767,89982,71177,0878,35960,67427,5182,18532,93070,881101,132602,864
Columbia8262,4866573,9934,1344,3294413,8311,732N/A1,8763,8443,42833,578
Dutchess1,1398,96811,01318,73818,41622,0011,96515,6727,5407678,51318,52021,812158,417
Greene3311,3262172,3314,0991,1683203,3261,1331191,2411,8994,64622,156
Orange1,34011,0844,69822,12132,31626,6273,03017,2209,53157111,13524,75447,283211,710
Putnam1244,2651,4816,6414,5515,1167283,9471,458N/A2,9646,0015,51544,218
Sullivan4312,5295993,9535,9197,6402924,7522,0942761,9693,7496,06640,269
Ulster9185,6351,91210,12213,27610,2061,58311,9264,0304525,23212,11412,38292,516
NYS (excluding NYC)52,933351,453228,225900,034861,701899,05184,218569,600351,080868,0311,218,3686,742,729
U.S.2,567,00011,867,8004,885,70024,814,50024,198,00023,545,5003,861,90019,207,60013,523,7002,017,00011,616,10031,990,50038,346,700212,442,000

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis
Notes: N/A - Data not disclosed or not reported.




INDICATORS TREND | STATE
Children Living in Poverty Increasing
Children Living in Poverty, by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
Single-Parent Families Increasing
Single-Parent Families, by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
Rate of Child Abuse and Neglect Decreasing
Rate of Foster Care Admissions Decreasing
Teen Pregnancy Decreasing
Voter Registration Rate Increasing
Voter Participation Rate Decreasing
Total Population Increasing
Population by Age Not Applicable
Population by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
Household Types Not Applicable
Change in Total Jobs Increasing
Foreign-Born Population Increasing
Employment by Sector Not Applicable
Spending for County Government Increasing
Tourism Revenue Increasing
Preschoolers Receiving Special Education Services Increasing
Prekindergarten Participation Decreasing
Students Receiving Special Education Services Increasing
Per-Student Spending Increasing
Student Performance on Grade 4 English, by Economic Background Not Applicable
Student Performance on Grade 4 English, by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
Student Performance on Grade 4 Math, by Economic Background Not Applicable
Student Performance on Grade 4 Math, by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
High School Cohort Graduation Rate Increasing
High School Cohort Dropout Rate Decreasing
High School GED Rate Decreasing
Education Levels of Adults Not Applicable
Education Levels of Adults, by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
Median Household Income Maintaining
Median Household Income, by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
People Living in Poverty Maintaining
People Living in Poverty, by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
Seniors Living in Poverty Increasing
Veterans Living in Poverty Maintaining
Children Receiving Subsidized Child Care Decreasing
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch Increasing
Earned Income Tax Credit Participation Decreasing
People Without Health Insurance Decreasing
Deaths from Drug Overdoses Increasing
Early Prenatal Care, by Mother's Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
Living Wage Rate by Household Type Not Applicable
Income in Relation to Poverty Level Not Applicable
Babies with Low Birth Weights Increasing
People Living wth HIV Increasing
Mental Health Clinic Visits Decreasing
Homeownership Rates Increasing
Homeless Persons Decreasing
Cost of Homeownership Maintaining
Cost of Renting Not Applicable
Violent Crimes Decreasing
Domestic Violence Decreasing
Arrest Rates, by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable


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