November 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Hurricane Sandy: A Pre-storm Look at Affected Areas

Chart Data

Industry employment in affected areas

 

Percent distribution of total nonfarm employment, by major industry, metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and divisions declared major disaster areas after Hurricane Sandy, not seasonally adjusted, 2011 annual average
Industry Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ
Metropolitan Division
Nassau-Suffolk, NY
Metropolitan Division
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ
Metropolitan Division
Newark-Union, NJ-PA
Metropolitan Division
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
NECTA
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
NECTA
New Haven, CT
NECTA
Norwich-New London, CT-RI
NECTA
Waterbury, CT
NECTA

Mining, logging, and construction

4.1% 3.2% 4.9% 3.6% 3.4% 3.2% 2.8% 3.4% 2.9% 3.4%

Manufacturing

1.7% 3.1% 5.9% 6.1% 7.0% 10.6% 8.9% 9.8% 11.5% 12.2%

Trade, transportation, and utilities

15.1% 16.9% 20.9% 22.1% 20.5% 16.1% 17.8% 18.1% 17.6% 19.9%

Information

0.6% 3.9% 2.0% 2.5% 1.8% 2.1% 2.7% 1.8% 1.1% 1.0%

Financial activities

3.0% 10.4% 5.7% 5.7% 7.0% 11.5% 10.6% 4.6% 2.4% 3.2%

Professional and business services

7.2% 15.4% 12.9% 17.6% 17.1% 11.2% 16.3% 9.5% 7.2% 6.9%

Education and health services

13.8% 19.6% 18.6% 15.1% 15.1% 18.4% 16.8% 28.1% 16.2% 26.0%

Leisure and hospitality

34.2% 8.7% 8.3% 8.5% 7.3% 7.8% 8.6% 8.5% 11.2% 7.9%

Other services

3.3% 4.2% 4.4% 4.4% 4.5% 3.8% 4.1% 3.9% 2.5% 3.9%

Government

17.0% 14.5% 16.6% 14.4% 16.3% 15.5% 11.4% 12.4% 27.5% 15.6%

Total

100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

Source: State and Metropolitan Area Current Employment Statistics | Chart

 

 


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