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Labor Statistics for the Capital Region Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington Counties

Capital Region Labor Market Overview

From February 2013 to February 2014, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA was unchanged, while the number of private sector jobs rose 1,300 or 0.4 percent. During this same period, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Glens Falls MSA dipped 200 or 0.4 percent, while the number of private sector jobs was unchanged. The tables below present additional industry details.

 

Unemployment Rates (not seasonally adjusted)
Area February 2014 February 2013
United States 7.0% 8.1%
New York State 7.7% 8.6%
Capital Region 6.7% 7.8%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA 6.5% 7.5%
Glens Falls MSA 8.3% 9.6%

 

Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA Industries
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction +1,000
Manufacturing +300
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities +800
Information -300
Financial Activities 0
Professional and Business Services -1,100
Educational and Health Services +900
Leisure and Hospitality -300
Other Services 0
Government -1,300

 

Glens Falls MSA Industries
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction 0
Manufacturing -100
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities +100
Information +100
Financial Activities 0
Professional and Business Services -100
Educational and Health Services -400
Leisure and Hospitality +300
Other Services +100
Government -200

Special Interest to the Capital Region

James Ross
NYS Department of Labor
175 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206

Phone: (518) 462-7600 Ext. 136
Fax: (518) 462-2772
E-mail:James.Ross@labor.ny.gov

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