Long Island economic indicators

Non-farm jobs on Long Island rose 14,100 in May compared with the same month last year, according to the state Labor Department, led by gains in trade, transportation and utilities (5,300 jobs), construction, natural resources and mining (4,400) and leisure and hospitality (3,200). Financial activities lost the most, down 2,000 jobs, and manufacturing was down 1,100.

Here are charts on jobs and the rest of the latest Long Island economic indicators on consumer prices, foreclosures, home sales, bankruptcy, travel and tourism. Updated June 14, 2018.

Job Market

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Net gain in non-farm jobs year over year, from NYS 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