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2011 New York State Yearbook BannerSection B: Business and Economic Indicators

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    Information on New York State's economy — including manufacturing; construction; mining; and economic indicators.


  • The unemployment rate in New York was estimated at 7.9 percent in 2011, down from 8.6 percent in 2010.
  • Personal income in New York State totaled an estimated $990.6 billion in 2011, up from 946.1 billion in 2010.
  • In 2010, New York State ranked tenth overall, among the states that are leading in the “New Economy.”
  • There were $22.6 billion in construction contracts in New York in 2009.
  • There were approximately 2,122 active mines in New York in 2009, affecting 65,599 acres.

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: 2007
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: 2007
B-5 New Economy Scores by Overall Rank, US by State: 2010
B-6 Value of New Privately Owned Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits, US by State: 2010
B-7 Value of Construction Contracts by Type of Construction, NYS and Metropolitan Statistical Areas: 2003-09
B-8 Nonemployer Businesses and Receipts, NYS by County: 2004-09
B-9 Selected Economic Indicators, US and NYS: 2007-11
B-10 Consumer Price Index — All Urban Consumers, US and Selected Areas: 2001-09
B-11 Mined Land Reclamation Summary, NYS: 2009
B-12 Number of Active Mines by Size, NYS: 2009
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