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Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,419.2 3,443.7 3,448.1 3,428.7 (p)3,453.6  

Employment(1)

3,311.2 3,313.2 3,311.4 3,294.6 (p)3,328.9  

Unemployment(1)

108.0 130.5 136.7 134.1 (p)124.7  

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.2 3.8 4.0 3.9 (p)3.6  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,167.4 3,185.2 3,166.9 3,165.6 (p)3,172.0  

12-month % change

2.7 2.8 3.0 2.6 (p)2.7  

Mining and Logging(3)

86.6 87.6 86.9 87.7 (p)87.4  

12-month % change

10.6 11.5 10.6 10.7 (p)9.3  

Construction(3)

225.4 229.6 228.1 227.1 (p)231.8  

12-month % change

1.7 3.1 4.0 1.6 (p)3.5  

Manufacturing(3)

239.8 240.9 241.6 242.8 (p)241.6  

12-month % change

5.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 (p)4.5  

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

623.6 630.4 630.4 631.4 (p)626.6  

12-month % change

0.5 1.3 1.3 1.2 (p)0.8  

Information(3)

30.7 30.7 30.5 29.9 (p)29.7  

12-month % change

-3.2 -3.8 -4.1 -5.1 (p)-5.1  

Financial Activities(3)

165.1 166.6 168.0 168.8 (p)167.8  

12-month % change

0.7 0.8 1.6 1.9 (p)2.0  

Professional and Business Services(3)

514.6 516.4 520.6 521.5 (p)521.2  

12-month % change

5.1 3.9 4.9 4.4 (p)5.3  

Education and Health Services(3)

403.9 402.0 400.3 404.1 (p)402.0  

12-month % change

2.9 2.5 2.0 1.9 (p)1.3  

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

335.4 341.1 341.4 336.5 (p)329.9  

12-month % change

1.9 2.5 2.4 1.1 (p)1.3  

Other Services(3)

119.1 122.2 120.3 121.6 (p)120.3  

12-month % change

6.1 6.6 7.4 8.7 (p)7.7  

Government(3)

423.2 417.7 398.8 394.2 (p)413.7  

12-month % change

1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 (p)1.5  

Consumer Price Index: Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

CPI-U, All items(4)

  229.316   229.423   230.041

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(4)

    0.8   1.4   0.9

CPI-W, All items(5)

  224.306   224.664   224.596

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(5)

    0.3   1.0   0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: November 15, 2019

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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