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39 - Diverse economy

Goal 6 - Desired Condition 39 - The economy is diverse and broad based.

INDICATOR

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"The economy is diverse and broad based"

Our Conclusion:


PICTURE NEEDS MORE FOCUS

Based on the Following criteria:



Local Trend is NEGATIVE
Albuquerque, compared to others, is WORSE
Citizen perception compared to data MATCHES

LOCAL TREND:

Shares of construction and manufacturing employment have significantly been affected over the last 5 years in Albuquerque. Government jobs comprise over 20% of the available employment opportunities in the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area. Eight of ten employment sectors have seen a decrease in the last 5 years. Education and health services have seen the largest increase.

NATIONAL/REGIONAL COMPARISON:

For the most part, employment sector share for Albuquerque and the U.S. are similar. Albuquerque has maintained a larger share of government, professional and business services, and education and health services jobs.

CITIZEN PERCEPTION:

In 2011, Albuquerque citizens considered this desired condition as 37th in importance. Progress was ranked as 32nd among 57 surveyed conditions.

 

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