The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions released their Monthly Employment News Release for December, 2020.
New Mexico’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in December 2020, up from 7.2 percent in November and up from 4.8 percent a year ago. The national unemployment rate in December was 6.7 percent, unchanged from November and up from 3.6 percent in December 2019. Total nonagricultural payroll employment fell by 65,100 jobs, or 7.5 percent, between December 2019 and December 2020.
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