Long Island economic indicators

Long Island had 15,600 more jobs in July 2018 than it had a year earlier, according to New York State’s Department of Labor. Meanwhile, inflation in the New York City area was up 2.2 percent in July compared with a year earlier as measured by the regional Consumer Price Index from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (see second chart).

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 Aug. 16, 2018.

Job Market

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Net gain in non-farm jobs year over year, from NYS Department of Labor.

Inflation

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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.

Foreclosures

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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

Bankruptcy

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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

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