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News Releases:

May
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), declined 0.4 percent in April.

Apr
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged down 0.2 percent in March.

Mar
20

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2019

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.48 per hour in the South to $39.37 in the West during December 2019.

New Mexico Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)960.1 (r)959.9 961.1 961.8 968.7 (p)920.8

Employment(1)

(r)914.5 (r)914.2 915.4 915.8 907.6 (p)816.4

Unemployment(1)

(r)45.7 (r)45.7 45.7 46.0 61.1 (p)104.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.8 (r)4.8 4.8 4.8 6.3 (p)11.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

862.5 861.0 866.2 866.7 862.1 (p)764.5

12-month % change

1.5 1.3 1.8 1.6 0.9 (p)-10.4

Mining and Logging(3)

25.9 25.8 26.1 26.4 25.7 (p)22.6

12-month % change

1.2 -0.4 0.4 0.8 -2.3 (p)-12.7

Construction(3)

51.7 51.7 51.8 52.8 54.4 (p)49.4

12-month % change

8.8 8.4 8.1 10.0 12.4 (p)1.4

Manufacturing(3)

28.9 29.0 29.6 29.4 28.7 (p)23.6

12-month % change

4.0 4.3 5.7 4.6 1.8 (p)-16.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

137.6 137.9 138.5 138.3 138.6 (p)127.2

12-month % change

0.1 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.0 (p)-7.0

Information(3)

11.3 11.2 11.0 10.9 10.8 (p)10.6

12-month % change

-1.7 -2.6 2.8 -1.8 -4.4 (p)-1.9

Financial Activities(3)

35.6 36.1 36.6 36.4 35.8 (p)32.9

12-month % change

1.4 3.1 4.0 2.8 1.1 (p)-7.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

111.7 111.3 111.3 111.7 110.9 (p)104.6

12-month % change

2.8 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.2 (p)-5.7

Education & Health Services(3)

142.7 142.8 143.0 143.9 143.1 (p)130.5

12-month % change

1.5 1.3 1.9 2.2 1.6 (p)-7.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

98.5 97.0 99.5 98.5 95.8 (p)55.8

12-month % change

-0.2 -1.8 0.7 -0.6 -3.5 (p)-44.0

Other Services(3)

28.9 28.8 28.6 28.5 27.9 (p)23.1

12-month % change

-0.7 -1.0 -2.1 -2.4 -4.1 (p)-20.6

Government(3)

189.7 189.4 190.2 189.9 190.4 (p)184.2

12-month % change

1.1 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.5 (p)-1.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Albuquerque Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2020
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2020
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2020
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Albuquerque – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Las Cruces, May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Santa Fe – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in New Mexico Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2019
Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2020
CPI Historical Table - West Region Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2019
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2019
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2019
County Employment and Wages in New Mexico – Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2020
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2020
Las Cruces Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2020