EMPLOYMENT

 

June Employment Figures:

Civilian Labor Force: 459,100 (up 1.2% over June 2007)

Total Employment: 437,400 (up .1% over June 2007)

Total Nonfarm Employment: 369,900 (down 2.1% over June 2007)

Unemployment Rates:  Pima County = 4.7% Arizona = 4.8% U.S. = 5.5%

METRO AREA EMPLOYMENT*

SECTOR

2008 FORECAST

07-08 % CHANGE

Nonfarm Employment

384,900

-0.7

Manufacturing

27,600

-2.2

Natural Resources and Mining

2,000

1.2

Construction

23,200

-12.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

63,600

-6.4

Information

6,300

4.6

Professional and Business Services

53,000

2.0

Leisure and Hospitality

41,600

-2.0

Government

76,700

-1.0

*Source: Economic and Business Research Center, University of Arizona, February 2008 

Links to Detailed Employment and Economic Data for Tucson and Arizona:

Tucson Metro Area Employment: Estimates and Projections, 1990- 2035  (PDF 25KB)

Pima County Unemployment Rate: 1983- 2007  (PDF 49KB)

Arizona's Economy  (Internet Link)

The Star 200 Top Employers  (Internet link)

Arts in Tucson's Economy (Internet Link)

Employment Growth Table, Tucson Metro Area: 2006-2007  (PDF 45KB)