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2009 New York State Yearbook Banner Section B: Business and Economic Indicators

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    Information on New York State's people — including population characteristics; births; deaths; marriage and divorce; and immigration.


  • The unemployment rate in New York was estimated at 8.1 percent in 2009, up from 5.4 percent in 2008.
  • Personal income in New York State totaled an estimated $915.3 billion in 2009, a 2.3 percent decrease over 2008.
  • In 2008, New York State ranked ninth overall, among the states that are leading in the “New Economy.”
  • There were $33.1 billion in construction contracts in New York in 2008.
  • There were approximately 2,166 active mines in New York in 2008, affecting 65.998 thousand acres.

Section B Master Spreadsheet


Summary Industrial Sector Data by North American Industry Classification System, US by State: 2002

B-2 Summary Data by Type of Industry, North American Industry Classification System, NYS: 2002
B-3 Summary Industrial Data by North American Industry Classification System, NYS by County: 2002
B-4 Summary Industrial Sector Data by North American Industry Classification System, NYS by Metropolitan Statistical Areas: 2002
B-5 New Economy Scores by Overall Rank, US by State: 2008
B-6 Value of Construction Contracts, US by State: 2007
B-7 Value of Construction Contracts by Type of Construction, NYS and Metropolitan Statistical Areas: 2002-08
B-8 Nonemployer Businesses and Receipts, NYS by County: 2002-06
B-9 Selected Economic Indicators, US and NYS: 2005-09
B-10 Consumer Price Index — All Urban Consumers, US and Selected Areas: 2000-2008
B-11 Mined Land Reclamation Summary, NYS: 2008
B-12 Number of Active Mines by Size, NYS: 2008
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