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Economic Summaries:

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News Releases:

Mar
23

Houston Area Employment — January 2017

Total nonfarm employment in the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 2,986,100 in January 2017, up 9,300, or 0.3 percent, from one year earlier.

Mar
20

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2016

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.59 per hour in the South to $40.55 in the Northeast during December 2016.

Mar
16

County Employment and Wages in Texas – Third Quarter 2016

Employment rose in 19 of the 26 largest counties in Texas from September 2015 to September 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, Houston-Galveston-Brazoria – February 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Houston area rose 0.6 percent in January and February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

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