SoBA: Office of Business & Economic Research

Region 9 Business Index

The Region 9 Business Index is composed of four components, similar to those found in the Conference Board's US Leading Economic Indicators index, 2007=100. It is composed of monthly natural gas production, employment, enplanements and kWhs. 

Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Colorado Energy, La Plata Airport, and La Plata Electric. Data is a de-seasonalized center weighted moving average.

Year.mm Index
2002.06 92.2
2002.07 91.5
2002.08 91.2
2002.09 91.3
2002.10 91.6
2002.11 91.7
2002.12 91.6
2003.01 91.0
2003.02 89.9
2003.03 88.8
2003.04 87.9
2003.05 87.5
2003.06 87.2
2003.07 87.6
2003.08 88.0
2003.09 88.5
2003.10 89.1
2003.11 89.8
2003.12 90.6
2004.01 91.6
2004.02 92.6
2004.03 93.5
2004.04 94.2
2004.05 94.5
2004.06 94.7
2004.07 94.6
2004.08 94.4
2004.09 94.0
2004.10 93.8
2004.11 93.7
2004.12 93.6
2005.01 93.6
2005.02 94.0
2005.03 94.5
2005.04 94.9
2005.05 95.4
2005.06 96.1
2005.07 96.8
2005.08 97.4
2005.09 98.0
2005.10 98.5
2005.11 98.6
2005.12 98.6
2006.01 98.6
2006.02 98.4
2006.03 98.3
2006.04 98.5
2006.05 99.1
2006.06 99.8
2006.07 100.6
2006.08 101.5
2006.09 102.2
2006.10 102.7
2006.11 102.7
2006.12 102.9
2007.01 102.6
2007.02 102.0
2007.03 101.2
2007.04 100.2
2007.05 99.1
2007.06 98.1
2007.07 97.8
2007.08 98.1
2007.09 98.4
2007.10 99.2
2007.11 100.8
2007.12 102.3
2008.01 104.2
2008.02 106.6
2008.03 108.4
2008.04 109.7
2008.05 110.2
2008.06 110.3
2008.07 109.4
2008.08 108.3
2008.09 107.6
2008.10 107.3
2008.11 107.5
2008.12 108.2
2009.01 109.2
2009.02 110.1
2009.03 111.1
2009.04 112.0
2009.05 112.8
2009.06 113.6
2009.07 114.1
2009.08 114.5
2009.09 114.9
2009.10 115.1
2009.11 115.3
2009.12 115.8
2010.01 116.0
2010.02 116.6
2010.03 117.0
2010.04 117.5
2010.05 117.7
2010.06 117.8
2010.07 117.8
2010.08 117.6
2010.09 117.4
2010.10 117.1
2010.11 117.0
2010.12 117.1
2011.01 117.7
2011.02 118.2
2011.03 118.5
2011.04 118.6
2011.05 118.5
2011.06 118.2
2011.07 117.9
2011.08 117.9
2011.09 117.8
2011.10 117.9
2011.11 117.8
2011.12 117.8
2012.01 117.8
2012.02 117.9
2012.03 118.1
2012.04 118.6
2012.05 119.1
2012.06 119.7
2012.07 120.1
2012.08 120.2
2012.09 120.0
2012.10 119.6
2012.11 119.1
2012.12 118.4
2013.01 117.6
2013.02 116.8
2013.03 116.5
2013.04 116.2
2013.05 115.8
2013.06 115.3
2013.07 115.0
2013.08 114.5
2013.09 114.2
2013.10 114.4
2013.11 115.0
2013.12 115.6
2014.01 116.2
2014.02 116.7
2014.03 117.0
2014.04 117.2
2014.05 117.3
2014.06 117.2
2014.07 117.0
2014.08 116.9
2014.09 116.6
2014.10 116.6
2014.11 116.2
2014.12 116.0
2015.01 115.9
2015.02 115.8
2015.03 115.6
2015.04 115.7
2015.05 115.6
2015.06 115.4
2015.07 115.4
2015.08 115.4
2015.09 115.4
2015.10 115.1
2015.11 115.1
2015.12 115.0
2016.01 114.8
2016.02 114.5
2016.03 114.2
2016.04 113.7
2016.05 113.5
2016.06 113.3
2016.07 113.3