Are New Yorkers really lazy? We've always been told that New Yorkers are go-getters, but maybe that's not true anymore. WalletHub released a study of the hardest-working states and New York is at the bottom.
To determine where Americans work the hardest, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 10 key indicators. They range from average workweek hours to share of workers with multiple jobs to annual volunteer hours per resident.
Which State Is The Hardest-Working?
Before we get to New York, let's take a look at the state WalletHub says is the hardest-working. Topping the list of hardest-working states in North Dakota. I'm going to be a hater for a second, but it seems like most of the states in the top 10 are the most BORING states in America.
4. South Dakota
9. New Hampshire
How Lazy Are New Yorkers?
New York Is #48 On The List Of Hardest-Working States
The only states where people are lazier than New Yorkers are:
49. Rhode Island
50. New Mexico
When it comes to employment rate New York ranked #48 and for annual volunteer hours per resident, we ranked #49.
Here Are The Top 5 Most Deadly Jobs In New York State
Every job has its dangers, but some are downright deadly. We hear about people dying on the job pretty frequently, whether it's an explosion at a plant or a fatal manufacturing incident, it's an unfortunate reality that people die at work fairly often.
What Type Of Professions Are The Deadliest?
Looking at the data, the types of jobs with the most risk are generally all manual labor jobs. Job Monkey says when it comes to the most dangerous jobs in the United States,
The order changes each year, but fishermen, pilots, loggers, structural metal workers, roofers, construction workers, and farmers always make the top ten.
In New York State, there were 223 total fatal injuries reported in 2020, which is the most recent data published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That works out to be a death per day for two-thirds of the year. The top 5 deadliest jobs listed below are the total across multiple industries, so for instance, construction deaths include those at building sites, as well as mining sites.