Employment up 274,700 in Texas, up 3.0 percent in North Dakota, August 2012 to August 2013
September 23, 2013
Over the year, 34 states had statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were positive. The largest over-the-year job increase occurred in Texas (+274,700), followed by California (+223,900) and Florida (+131,400). The largest over-the-year percentage increase occurred in North Dakota (+3.0 percent), followed by Idaho (+2.8 percent) and Utah (+2.6 percent).
|State||Employment||Over-the-year change (p)|
|August 2012||August 2013 (p)||Change in employment||Percent change|
In Texas, from August 2012 to August 2013, employment increased from 10,914,000 to 11,188,700—an increase of 274,700 jobs or 2.5 percent.
In North Dakota, employment increased 3.0 percent, from 434,300 to 447,400, an increase of 13,100 jobs.
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — August 2013" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-13-1887. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment up 274,700 in Texas, up 3.0 percent in North Dakota, August 2012 to August 2013 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2013/ted_20130923.htm (visited January 18, 2017).
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