Unique New York - Key indicators of the economic performance of New York State
The Public Policy Institute, Albany NY
September, 2012

Archives 2010
2011

  Category Year Rank Source
1. Real GSP 2011 3 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Real GSP growth 2010-2011 26 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Real GSP growth 2006-2011 27 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
2. Per capita real GSP 2011 6 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Per capita real GSP growth 2010-2011 21 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Per capita real GSP growth 2006-2011 19 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
3. Per capita personal income 2011 5 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Per capita personal income growth 2010-2011 30 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Per capita personal income growth 2006-2011 19 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
4. Personal income 2011 3 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Personal income growth  2010-2011 39 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Personal income growth  2006-2011 31 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
5. Population 2011 3 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Population growth  2010-2011 36 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  Population growth  2006-2011 39 Based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
6. Entreprising States ranking 2012 10 Enterprising States 2012 report
7. Academic R&D intensity 2012 25 Enterprising States 2012 report
8. STEM job concentration 2012 23 Enterprising States 2012 report
9. Entrepreneurial activity 2012 11 Enterprising States 2012 report
10. Short-term job growth (2-yr) 2012 13 Enterprising States 2012 report
11. Long-term job growth (10-yr) 2012 20 Enterprising States 2012 report
12. State Technology and Science Index 2010 17 The Milken Institute
13. Venture capital investment 2011 3* Based on data from PricewaterhouseCoopers 
14. State Business Tax Climate index 2012 49 Tax Foundation
15. Property tax index 2012 45 Tax Foundation
16. Corporate income tax index 2012 23 Tax Foundation
17. Average retail price of electricity 2010 3 Based on data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration
  Residential 2010 3 Based on data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration
  Commercial 2010 3 Based on data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration
  Industrial 2010 14 Based on data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration
18. Growth of total workers' comp benefits
(payments to injured workers and to their medical care providers)
2009-2010 3 Based on data from the National Academy of Social Insurance

*According to PricewaterhouseCoopers data, New York saw $2,321,828,200 in venture capital investment in 2011.

This figure is far below that of Massachusetts ($3,021,780,700) and California (nearly $15 billion).