Texas



News Releases:

Feb
21

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Texas – 2017

In 2017, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 8.2 percent in Texas, not significantly different from the 8.5-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today..

Feb
14

Consumer Price Index, Dallas-Fort Worth — January 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington was little changed in December and January, edging down 0.1 percent.

Texas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

13,401.9 13,373.3 13,408.3 13,427.8 13,480.2 (p)13,547.0

Employment(1)

12,827.4 12,816.4 12,867.2 12,910.6 12,968.0 (p)13,024.8

Unemployment(1)

574.5 557.0 541.1 517.2 512.1 (p)522.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.3 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.8 (p)3.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

12,328.4 12,328.4 12,323.4 12,390.7 12,444.3 (p)12,444.7

12-month % change

2.5 2.4 2.1 2.6 2.7 (p)2.5

Mining and Logging(3)

242.9 243.5 247.5 247.6 248.6 (p)245.4

12-month % change

12.6 13.6 15.5 15.5 15.0 (p)13.5

Construction(3)

712.2 711.3 715.9 721.2 728.5 (p)732.8

12-month % change

1.4 1.7 2.1 2.6 3.3 (p)4.0

Manufacturing(3)

875.2 878.0 877.7 876.7 880.6 (p)878.2

12-month % change

3.7 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.7 (p)4.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

2,443.4 2,450.8 2,448.2 2,460.2 2,470.5 (p)2,460.0

12-month % change

0.8 1.1 0.9 1.3 1.3 (p)0.5

Information(3)

193.3 191.9 191.2 189.8 188.5 (p)192.1

12-month % change

-4.4 -5.0 -5.5 -5.4 -6.4 (p)-4.6

Financial Activities(3)

758.2 757.3 762.2 765.2 767.3 (p)765.2

12-month % change

3.4 3.2 3.6 3.6 3.8 (p)3.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

1,680.3 1,674.9 1,679.6 1,685.9 1,700.1 (p)1,699.8

12-month % change

3.0 2.7 2.5 3.1 3.4 (p)3.2

Education & Health Services(3)

1,688.8 1,688.3 1,680.5 1,684.0 1,689.8 (p)1,689.3

12-month % change

3.2 2.9 2.2 2.1 2.3 (p)1.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

1,327.3 1,330.5 1,310.9 1,340.5 1,348.2 (p)1,355.0

12-month % change

2.9 2.8 1.1 2.8 2.9 (p)3.2

Other Services(3)

448.7 442.7 446.1 448.6 448.7 (p)449.1

12-month % change

6.5 5.0 3.8 4.5 4.5 (p)4.7

Government(3)

1,958.1 1,959.2 1,963.6 1,971.0 1,973.5 (p)1,977.8

12-month % change

1.4 1.4 1.5 1.9 1.9 (p)1.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Austin Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Dallas-Fort Worth Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Houston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
San Antonio Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2018
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2018
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2018
Beaumont Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Corpus Christi Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
McAllen Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Dallas-Fort Worth Area Employment — November 2017 Employment News Release Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index, Houston-Galveston-Brazoria – December 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Union Members in Texas – 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
Consumer Expenditures for the Dallas-Fort Worth Area: 2015–16 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Houston Area: 2015–16 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Austin-Round Rock, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Brownsville-Harlingen, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in College Station-Bryan, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in El Paso, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Laredo, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in San Antonio–New Braunfels, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Oct 2017
Consumer Price Index, Dallas-Fort Worth — January 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Dallas Metropolitan Area – December 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2018
Industry employment and annual change: Austin, San Antonio, and El Paso Employment Table Jan 2018
Industry employment and annual change: Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston Employment Table Jan 2018
Industry employment and annual change, current: Texas and U.S. (PDF) Employment Table Feb 2018
Industry employment and annual change, historical, Texas and U.S., seasonally adjusted Employment Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2018
Industry employment and annual change, current: Texas and U.S. Employment Table Feb 2018
Unemployment Rates and Labor Force Status, Texas and U.S. Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Texas – 2017 Unemployment News Release Feb 2018
Minimum Wage Workers in Texas – 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index for Dallas-Fort Worth, Historical (1967=100) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index for Dallas-Fort Worth, Historical (1982-84=100) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index for Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Historical (1967=100) Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index for Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Historical (1982-84=100) Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index, Calendar Year Historical, 2013-2017 Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
County Employment and Wages in Texas – Third Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Houston Metropolitan Area – December 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2018
Houston Area Employment — October 2017 Employment News Release Nov 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Beaumont-Port Arthur, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Corpus Christi, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Women’s Earnings in Texas – 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2018
Mass Layoffs in Texas – 2012 Annual Totals Unemployment News Release Mar 2013
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2018
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Texas – First Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Nov 2017
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2017
Brownsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Killeen Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Lubbock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Industry employment and annual change, historical, Texas and U.S., not seasonally adjusted Employment Table Feb 2018
El Paso Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018