New Mexico and Santa Fe County unemployment benefits recipients

Sept. 27: 21,125 in New Mexico (1,256 in Santa Fe County) Large decrease reflects the Sept. 4 end of benefits for the self-employed and the end of the $300 weekly supplement to jobless benefits)

Aug. 30: 66,906 in New Mexico (4,360 in Santa Fe County)

July 26: 67,057 (4,350)

June 28: 69,967 (4,673)

May 24: 80,220 (5,770)

April 26: 82,574 (5,935)

March 29: 99,965 (7,597)

Feb. 23: 108,381 (8,343)

Jan. 25: 96,697 (7,079)

Dec. 26, 2020: 116,781 (8,846)

Nov. 30: 115,317 (8,870)

Oct. 26, 108,419 (8,495)

Sept. 28: 121,095 (9,551)

Aug. 31: 124,698 (10,088)

July 27: 138,430 (11,940)

June 29: 128,977 (11,668)

June 15: 148,051 (13,210) The most people on the jobless rolls at one time

May 25: 130,900 (11,883)

April 13: 79,049 (n/a)

March 23: 16,663 (n/a)

Source: New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions

(1) comment

Stephen Rauchle

You are one of the very few "writers", more of lister actually, that shows the truth of unemployment which lies mostly in those who drop from benefits rather than the lies that they are getting jobs equal to those they lost. Thanks for that. Maybe with some more digging we can get an article that expands upon your premise. Interview some who dropped from the rolls and what they are doing now. I'd like to read that.

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