Employment Indicators in Selected States

Employment Indicators in Selected States - June 2016
Seasonally adjusted unless otherwise indicated (numbers in thousands)
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Texas
 
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Labor force data

 

Civilian labor force

1,328.9 1,362.2 1,359.4 2,161.5 2,165.5 2,161.2 919.0 921.1 924.1 1,842.8 1,864.2 1,851.0 13,043.7 13,314.8 13,299.3

Employed

1,258.4 1,310.3 1,307.1 2,027.6 2,029.9 2,026.5 858.5 864.3 866.6 1,762.0 1,776.4 1,761.3 12,472.0 12,724.8 12,706.0

Unemployed

70.5 51.9 52.3 133.9 135.6 134.7 60.5 56.8 57.5 80.8 87.8 89.7 571.7 590.0 593.3

Unemployment rate

5.3 3.8 3.8 6.2 6.3 6.2 6.6 6.2 6.2 4.4 4.7 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.5
 

Nonfarm wage and salary employment

 

Total

1,206.0 1,226.5 1,226.9 1,993.0 1,975.6 1,977.6 824.2 830.9 831.9 1,667.0 1,663.5 1,665.8 11,816.2 11,980.1 11,987.3

Mining and Logging

8.0 6.5 6.5 47.9 40.3 39.6 25.3 19.1 19.4 53.8 44.7 43.9 269.9 227.4 225.8

Construction

48.7 48.5 48.4 139.4 143.0 142.3 43.4 44.4 43.9 77.3 83.8 84.2 681.7 686.8 684.0

Manufacturing

154.6 153.8 154.1 144.0 136.4 137.1 27.8 27.1 26.7 137.2 126.6 125.4 880.1 845.4 846.4

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

252.0 257.4 257.0 393.7 392.4 392.4 139.2 138.0 137.4 307.3 305.7 306.5 2,391.8 2,430.0 2,433.9

Information (1)

13.2 13.9 14.0 27.3 26.0 26.2 12.9 12.9 12.7 21.2 21.3 21.5 201.1 202.7 203.1

Financial Activities

49.2 49.6 49.2 91.9 89.7 89.3 33.3 33.4 33.0 79.9 80.1 80.5 720.0 735.6 736.1

Professional & Business Services

138.3 143.6 144.3 213.6 210.6 208.6 99.3 101.4 102.1 185.2 180.6 180.2 1,590.9 1,610.2 1,602.0

Education and Health Services

174.7 181.8 180.5 305.6 309.7 312.5 132.3 138.3 140.1 231.0 236.0 238.0 1,578.3 1,643.3 1,644.0

Leisure and Hospitality

111.1 114.1 114.6 228.2 229.2 229.6 92.9 96.1 97.3 161.2 169.7 170.4 1,236.2 1,284.8 1,290.0

Other Services

43.5 44.4 44.9 73.8 74.3 74.9 28.6 28.9 28.9 61.8 62.2 61.8 417.9 425.9 425.6

Government

212.7 212.9 213.4 327.6 324.0 325.1 189.2 191.3 190.4 351.1 352.8 353.4 1,848.3 1,888.0 1,896.4

(1) Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma information industry employment data are not seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Source: BLS Southwest Information Office, Dallas; CES and LAUS Surveys; July 22, 2016.