New York's non-farm payroll employees decrease by 0.3% since July


New York reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of August was 9,789,100, a 0.3 percent decrease from last month, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

New York reported 9,819,400 workers on non-farm payrolls in July.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls in New York (August vs. July 2019)
Metropolitan Statistical Area
August 2019 (In thousands)
July 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
469
470.4
-0.3
Binghamton
103.6
103.4
0.2
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls
569.9
569.5
0.1
Elmira
36.9
36.6
0.8
Glens Falls
58.9
59.2
-0.5
Ithaca
64.5
64.7
-0.3
Kingston
63.9
64.6
-1.1
New York-Newark-Jersey City
9935.3
9990.2
-0.5
Rochester
538.8
539
0
Syracuse
324.7
324
0.2
Utica-Rome
129.2
129
0.2
Watertown-Fort Drum
43.5
43.8
-0.7
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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