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2013 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 8.0 percent in 2012, down from 8.2 percent in 2011.
  • Personal income in New York State totaled an estimated $1,017.1 billion in 2012, up from $983.9 billion in 2011.
  • In 2011, New York State ranked eleventh 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 2,023 active mines in New York in 2012, affecting 66,331 acres.
B-1 Summary Industrial Sector Data by North American Industry Classification System, US by State: 2007
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: 2007
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 and Select Economic Indicators, US by State: 2012
B-6 Value of New Privately Owned Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits, US by State: 2011
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: 2005-10
B-9 Selected Economic Indicators, US and NYS: 2008-12
B-10 Consumer Price Index — All Urban Consumers, US and Selected Areas: 2003-11
B-11 Mined Land Reclamation Summary, NYS: 2012
B-12 Number of Active Mines by Size, NYS: 2012
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