Long Island economic indicators

Long Island saw 17,300 additional jobs in December 2016 compared to the same month last year. The regional Consumer Price Index, meanwhile, shows prices up 1.9 percent over December 2015.

Here are charts on those and the rest of the latest Long Island economic indicators on foreclosures, home sales, bankruptcy, travel and tourism.

Job Market

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The net gain in nonfarm jobs year over year, from the New York State Department of Labor


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The year-over-year monthly percentage change in the regional Consumer Price Index, from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


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The number of foreclosure-related filings on Long Island, from RealtyTrac

Home sales

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Year-over-year changes in the number of closed home sales on Long Island, by month, from Multiple Listing Service


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The number of filings in Nassau and Suffolk, from U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District, New York

Hotel occupancy

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The percentage of all Long Island rooms occupied, from STR Global

Occupancy rate change

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The percentage change in hotel occupancy, year-over-year, from STR Global

Air travel

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Takeoffs and landings at regional airports, from the Federal Aviation Administration