Employment Indicators in Selected States

Employment Indicators in Selected States - June 2015
Seasonally adjusted unless otherwise indicated (numbers in thousands)
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Texas
 
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Labor force data

 

Civilian labor force

1,294.5 1,336.6 1,336.8 2,147.9 2,215.0 2,210.6 917.0 933.5 933.0 1,777.8 1,863.3 1,863.0 13,077.2 13,139.8 13,086.6

Employed

1,215.8 1,259.7 1,261.1 2,015.3 2,069.3 2,069.3 856.1 875.3 873.6 1,697.2 1,783.1 1,780.0 12,418.4 12,579.9 12,541.8

Unemployed

78.7 76.9 75.7 132.6 145.7 141.3 60.9 58.2 59.3 80.5 80.2 83.0 658.8 559.9 544.8

Unemployment rate

6.1 5.8 5.7 6.2 6.6 6.4 6.6 6.2 6.4 4.5 4.3 4.5 5.0 4.3 4.2
 

Nonfarm wage and salary employment

 

Total

1,188.1 1,209.6 1,211.4 1,980.8 1,989.2 1,994.2 816.4 827.3 827.3 1,650.1 1,661.5 1,659.4 11,533.2 11,786.4 11,803.1

Mining and Logging

8.7 8.5 8.4 53.7 48.0 47.7 27.7 27.5 27.2 60.6 54.8 54.9 305.4 293.2 295.9

Construction

45.3 48.0 49.7 137.9 137.6 139.0 42.4 41.4 40.3 74.0 76.8 77.8 647.6 666.0 666.5

Manufacturing (1)

153.9 154.2 154.5 147.3 150.8 150.8 27.8 28.1 27.9 139.5 133.7 133.4 885.4 869.3 863.9

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

244.4 247.8 248.5 388.6 392.9 390.1 137.8 137.8 138.0 300.3 303.8 302.3 2,305.8 2,369.9 2,366.2

Information (1)

13.6 13.8 13.9 27.4 27.5 28.6 12.7 13.1 12.8 21.8 22.0 21.9 203.1 205.7 206.9

Financial Activities

49.7 50.6 50.7 91.5 93.4 93.8 33.5 33.7 33.1 79.5 79.7 79.6 698.6 716.3 712.7

Professional & Business Services

135.6 138.2 138.3 212.1 212.5 215.6 99.0 100.6 101.9 184.4 188.2 188.2 1,543.7 1,583.1 1,591.4

Education and Health Services

171.9 177.3 177.3 299.7 305.8 307.6 126.1 132.5 132.6 228.2 229.7 231.0 1,519.8 1,574.4 1,584.5

Leisure and Hospitality

107.5 113.8 112.6 221.1 225.1 223.7 90.7 93.1 93.2 154.7 162.0 162.0 1,184.9 1,247.8 1,247.7

Other Services

43.9 44.0 44.0 71.7 71.9 73.6 28.6 27.7 27.2 59.1 61.0 59.4 409.1 413.0 415.7

Government

213.6 213.4 213.5 329.8 323.7 323.7 190.1 191.8 193.1 348.0 349.8 348.9 1,829.8 1,847.7 1,851.7

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

Source: BLS Southwest Information Office, Dallas; CES and LAUS Surveys; July 21, 2015.