Tucson Job Growth Lags Behind Arizona Numbers

 

Via news.azpm.org

The number of jobs in Arizona has grown by 2.3 percent in the past year, according to a report from the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity.

But the growth rate for jobs in Tucson is around 1.3 percent.

“That was below the national average and below the other 11 metropolitan areas that we track on the Making Action Possible Dashboard,” said University of Arizona economist George Hammond. “So Tucson had a relatively good year last year, but it was still slow compared to most other metropolitan areas.”

 

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