New Mexico reports 4.9% unemployment rate in June

New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico reports a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 4.9% in June.

The rate is down from 5% in May and up from 4.8% in June 2018.

The department said Friday that total nonagricultural payroll employment grew by 15,200 jobs or 1.8%, between June 2018 and June 2019.

The private sector accounted for the vast majority of the 1.8% increase.

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