What is the importance of computer and electronic product manufacturing?
Computer and electronic manufacturing products comprise one of the most important trade commodities between Arizona and Mexico. The dynamics of Arizona’s employment in this industry sector provides a measure of Arizona’s capacity to build and sustain an export-based economy. In combination with Sonora’s IMMEX employment, this indicator provides insight into the capacity of Arizona and Sonora to compete in the NAFTA area. In addition, it situates the Arizona and Sonora globally as an integrated bi-national region with respect to computer and electronic product manufacturing.
What is measured?
Computer and electronic product manufacturing includes employment identified as Subsector 334 in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). This includes employment in industries that produce things like computers, communications equipment, audio and video equipment, semiconductors, navigational and instrument manufacturing.
How competitive is Arizona?
To gauge Arizona’s relative competitiveness in the entire U.S. - Mexico region, the computer and electronic product manufacturing employment dynamics is compared with other U.S. border states in terms of relative measures such as percentage shares. Data are provided on monthly and annual bases with indices of percentage change between observed periods.
The table on this page summarizes Computer & Electronic Manufacturing employment in southern Border States on a monthly basis. Data are updated following release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click on any title to graph that series, and export. Or, click "download" at the base of the table to download the dataset, or customize based on a specified range.
The table on this page summarizes Computer & Electronic Manufacturing employment in southern Border States on an annual basis. Data are updated following release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click on any title to graph that series, and export. Or, click "download" at the base of the table to download the dataset, or customize based on a specified range.
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) . Data presented are the average number of Computer & Electronic Products manufacturing employees in thousands employed in each state (not seasonally adjusted). Data are collected as part of the BLS Current Employment Statistics Survey (CES).
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