Place of Residence
12 Months Ending
Source: New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL)
Data are seasonally adjusted
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In the 2007-08 Broadway season, a total of 11.9
million tickets were sold. The total gross revenue
from these sales was $897 million, for an average
revenue of $75.57 per ticket.
The total attendance (ticket sales) was the same
in 2007–08 as it was in 2000–01, however, it has
fluctuated annually. Attendance levels returned to
pre 2001–02 levels in 2005–06. After reaching a
peak of 12.3 million in 2006–07, attendance fell by
3.6 percent in 2007–08.
Revenue per attendee
increased almost every
season for an overall increase of 42 percent from
2000–01 to 2007–08, an annual average growth rate
of 4.4 percent.
Out of a total of 12.3 million Broadway tickets sold in
2006–07, almost two-thirds were to out-of-town
i.e., those living outside the New York
Metropolitan area. New York City residents made up
16.5 percent of the attendees and 18.3 percent lived
in the suburbs.
Private sector jobs in New York City decreased by 6,500 in October 2008 after a
decrease of 3,700 in September 2008.
Government jobs in the City rose by 3,800 for a net loss of 2,700 total (private
and public sector) jobs.
Since October 2007, the private sector has grown by 0.2 percent, adding 5,300
The City’s unemployment fell to 5.7 percent in October from 5.8 percent in September.
The number of employed City residents rose by 11,300 and the number of
unemployed City residents fell by 5,800 between September and October.
A Summary of New York City’s Economy
Private Employment fell by 6,500 jobs in
October, after a decrease of 3,700 jobs
The unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent
in October from 5.8 percent in September.
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