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Q: Immigant wage rates in New York city. ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Immigant wage rates in New York city.
Category: Business and Money
Asked by: kate7-ga
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Posted: 28 May 2006 17:01 PDT
Expires: 27 Jun 2006 17:01 PDT
Question ID: 733174
I need statistical evidence  for the the the immigrant group in New
York city which is the lowest paid.

Request for Question Clarification by czh-ga on 28 May 2006 17:30 PDT
Ooops. I think you need to clarify what you mean by "evidence  for the
the the immigrant group."
Subject: Re: Immigant wage rates in New York city.
Answered By: belindalevez-ga on 08 Jun 2006 05:18 PDT
<Immigrant wage rates in New York City.

In 2003 there were 1.4 million immigrant workers in New York City.
They account for 47% of the city?s resident workforce.

Domicans are the single largest immigrant group receiving low wages
(under $10 per hour) in NYC.
Share of low-wage by country of birth.
Dominican Republic ? 17.9%
Mexico ? 13.7%
China ? 6%
Jamaica ? 5.7%
Ecuador ? 5.4%
Guyana ? 4.7%
Haiti ? 3.5%
Trinidad and Tobago ? 3%
Russia ? 3%
Colombia ? 2.5%
Korea/South Korea ? 2.2%
India ? 2%
Bangladesh ? 1.9%
Poland ? 1.8%

The restaurant industry is the largest employer of low-wage immigrant
workers in NYC.

Largest employers of low wage immigrant workers in NYC:
Eating and drinking places 
Health services
Apparel manufacturing
Elementary and secondary schools
Grocery stores
Private households
Bus service and urban transport.>

Source: Immigrant Workers and the Minimum Wage in New York City.
Fiscal Policy Unit.

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<Hope this helps.>
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