Business Strategies

Infographic: Employment and Establishment Growth by New York City Borough

Data on jobs and establishments in New York City’s five boroughs for 2012 recently became available from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. The data reveal solid growth in jobs and establishments over the last decade in all five boroughs.

New York City gained 311,000 private sector jobs between 2002 and 2012, a 10.7 percent increase, while establishments grew by 35,800 (a 17.0 percent increase). Manhattan accounted for just over half of jobs gained, but Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx gained jobs at a faster rate. Brooklyn saw the greatest absolute gain in establishments, adding almost 13,000 over the decade, a 32.4 percent increase. The complete report can be found on the New York City Economic Development Corporation's website.

New York Job Growth