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February 04, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment declines in metropolitan divisions, December 2008–December 2009

Change in nonfarm payroll employment, selected metropolitan divisions, December 2008–December 2009
Metropolitan area and division Change in employment, December 2008 – December 2009 (P)

Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL

 

Chicago-Naperville-Joliet

-163,200

Gary

-5,100

Lake County-Kenosha County

-14,000

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

 

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale

-115,300

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine

-48,900

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY

 

Edison-New Brunswick

-13,100

Nassau-Suffolk

-24,600

New York-White Plains-Wayne

-103,500

Newark-Union

-9,200

Footnotes:
(P) Data for December 2009 are preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Employment declines in metropolitan divisions, December 2008–December 2009.

 

 

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