Arizona's non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.8% since August


Arizona reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of September was 2,944,200, a 0.8 percent increase over last month, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

Arizona reported 2,920,100 workers on non-farm payrolls in August.

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 Arizona (September vs. August 2019)
Metropolitan Statistical Area
September 2019 (In thousands)
August 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Flagstaff
69.2
70.4
-1.7
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
52.3
52.5
-0.4
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale
2158.3
2176.4
-0.8
Prescott
66.3
66.9
-0.9
Sierra Vista-Douglas
33.6
33.9
-0.9
Tucson
386.9
391.5
-1.2
Yuma
55.3
55.6
-0.5
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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