Southwest Information Office

Employment Indicators in Selected States - September 2014
Seasonally adjusted unless otherwise indicated (numbers in thousands)
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New Mexico
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Labor force data

Civilian labor force

1,325.1 1,296.3 1,300.0 2,096.7 2,129.1 2,146.6 924.6 919.9 919.6 1,819.7 1,777.6 1,781.3 12,835.3 12,975.9 13,005.7

Employed

1,223.6 1,214.4 1,218.9 1,970.3 2,005.8 2,016.9 860.9 858.1 858.9 1,718.5 1,694.3 1,697.9 12,032.2 12,292.3 12,326.0

Unemployed

101.5 81.9 81.0 126.4 123.3 129.7 63.7 61.8 60.7 101.2 83.3 83.3 803.2 683.6 679.6

Unemployment rate

7.7 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.8 6.0 6.9 6.7 6.6 5.6 4.7 4.7 6.3 5.3 5.2

Nonfarm wage and salary employment

Total

1,176.3 1,191.1 1,194.0 1,954.8 1,983.2 1,987.9 810.4 817.6 816.8 1,636.6 1,667.2 1,671.0 11,258.5 11,635.8 11,672.2

Mining and Logging

9.6 9.8 9.8 54.9 54.2 53.4 26.3 27.7 27.7 60.0 60.0 60.8 295.4 318.9 323.9

Construction

44.4 48.0 48.8 131.2 140.8 142.2 42.0 41.6 42.0 75.7 77.0 77.5 617.4 643.8 649.2

Manufacturing (1)

151.9 155.5 154.8 144.6 146.9 146.3 28.8 26.7 26.6 136.0 142.2 142.9 870.2 888.1 885.4

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

241.1 243.9 244.4 385.2 390.1 391.0 136.6 137.5 138.6 296.7 302.6 300.9 2,259.4 2,345.5 2,349.0

Information (1)

14.1 13.5 13.5 24.6 23.5 23.1 12.3 13.2 13.1 21.6 21.1 20.9 202.1 206.9 207.6

Financial Activities

49.5 49.3 49.6 95.9 95.1 95.7 33.3 35.8 35.9 80.9 83.5 83.8 688.9 709.6 709.4

Professional & Business Services

129.8 128.6 130.9 207.4 215.3 216.6 98.0 96.0 96.1 180.4 181.1 180.5 1,471.3 1,538.0 1,541.0

Education and Health Services

171.7 174.7 175.5 291.5 296.8 296.5 123.7 128.4 128.0 227.1 233.6 234.1 1,489.8 1,542.6 1,544.5

Leisure and Hospitality

105.5 109.0 108.8 214.6 222.1 224.1 87.9 89.2 87.3 152.8 158.1 162.1 1,148.2 1,188.5 1,197.8

Other Services

43.0 44.0 43.4 65.8 64.5 65.7 28.0 28.4 29.3 58.2 58.9 59.0 398.5 403.5 406.8

Government

215.7 214.8 214.5 339.1 333.9 333.3 193.5 193.1 192.2 347.2 349.1 348.5 1,817.3 1,850.4 1,857.6

(1) Louisiana, Oklahoma, and New Mexico information industry employment data are not seasonally adjusted. Oklahoma manufacturing data are not seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary


Source: BLS Southwest Information Office, Dallas; CES and LAUS Surveys.

Last Modified Date: October 21, 2014

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