New Mexico's non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.7% since July


New Mexico reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of August was 860,500, a 0.7 percent increase over last month, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

New Mexico reported 854,900 workers on non-farm payrolls in July.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls in New Mexico (August vs. July 2019)
Metropolitan Statistical Area
August 2019 (In thousands)
July 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Albuquerque
395.4
396.3
-0.2
Farmington
47.3
47.1
0.4
Las Cruces
72.6
71.5
1.5
Santa Fe
64.3
65
-1.1
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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