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By the Numbers

Retail Establishments
4,737
Direct Retail Labor Income ($million)
$1,243
Direct Retail Employment
30,735
Total Labor Income Impact ($million)
$2,246
Total Retail Employment Impact
46,737
Direct Retail GDP ($million)
$1,965
Total Impact GDP ($million)
$4,046

Direct Employment by Major Industry in the 15th Congressional District of New York 2009

Industry Description Employment (Jobs)sort ascending GDP ($Million)
Health care and social assistance
55,069 $3,901
Other services, except public administration
47,359 $1,562
Educational services
32,113 $2,038
Retail trade (including food services and drinking places)
30,735 $1,965
Real estate and rental and leasing
21,695 $9,512
Construction
8,477 $836
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5,525 $615
Transportation and warehousing
3,483 $113
Finance and insurance
3,480 $1,343
Information
3,395 $1,023
Administrative and waste services
3,301 $206
Manufacturing
1,461 $222
Management of companies and enterprises
1,316 $276
Wholesale trade
974 $169
Mining
781 $76
Utilities
633 $335
3 $0
Retail Means Jobs across New York
16%
Retail’s total impact on New York's GDP
1 in 5
New York jobs are supported by retail
Retail supports
2,333,626
jobs in New York
Retail directly & indirectly generates
15%
of labor income in New York
* Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP,
The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry,
August 2011. All data pertain to 2009.

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