Yuma non-farm payroll employees increase by 2.1% since last year

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of March in the Yuma metropolitan statistical area was 58,000, a 2.1 percent increase over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Last March, Yuma reported 56,800 workers on non-farm payrolls.

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.

Overall, Arizona reported 2.919 million people employed on non-farm payrolls in March.

Arizona Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls 2019 vs. 2018
March 2019 (In thousands)
March 2018 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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