Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

2,713.7 2,749.9 2,767.1 2,777.0 2,789.7 2,799.0 2,783.5 2,789.0 2,802.3 2,818.9 2,830.6 2,840.1 2,788.4

2014

2,806.7 2,828.3 2,847.2 2,865.9 2,883.0 2,895.3 (P) 2,895.7            

Mining & Logging

 

2013

102.9 103.6 104.1 105.4 105.8 107.4 108.5 108.9 108.3 108.1 106.9 107.4 106.4

2014

107.5 108.0 109.3 110.8 111.7 114.6 (P) 116.4            

Construction

 

2013

181.1 188.1 188.7 189.1 189.5 190.7 189.0 190.5 189.6 192.9 189.2 188.9 188.9

2014

188.6 197.7 195.3 197.0 196.8 196.6 (P) 197.9            

Manufacturing

 

2013

247.0 248.9 249.5 250.0 250.5 252.8 252.5 252.8 252.9 255.0 254.3 255.6 251.8

2014

256.3 255.9 256.5 256.9 258.3 260.5 (P) 261.0            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

554.6 553.4 555.4 558.7 560.7 564.3 566.4 570.8 567.0 567.7 580.9 587.2 565.6

2014

570.3 567.1 574.9 575.1 578.4 583.1 (P) 584.9            

Information

 

2013

31.5 31.6 31.8 32.0 32.2 32.7 32.8 32.8 32.4 32.5 32.6 32.9 32.3

2014

32.6 32.6 32.6 32.8 32.9 33.2 (P) 33.3            

Financial Activities

 

2013

139.8 140.9 140.7 141.4 141.9 143.2 144.1 144.4 144.1 143.0 142.1 141.2 142.2

2014

139.6 140.7 141.7 142.8 144.4 145.5 (P) 147.2            

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

413.7 419.1 424.1 424.8 425.3 429.7 429.1 431.6 430.0 431.2 431.8 431.0 426.8

2014

427.1 428.9 433.0 437.9 438.6 443.1 (P) 448.6            

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

329.8 333.7 334.6 334.8 336.6 335.9 331.2 335.4 336.4 338.2 338.6 340.1 335.4

2014

338.7 340.0 341.3 344.3 347.3 347.6 (P) 349.1            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

255.5 261.9 267.4 269.7 274.8 277.5 277.0 276.9 273.4 272.1 273.2 277.9 271.4

2014

272.5 275.5 278.2 282.6 287.8 290.0 (P) 291.2            

Other Services

 

2013

96.4 97.3 98.1 97.9 99.0 100.3 100.3 98.9 99.0 100.3 100.0 99.5 98.9

2014

99.9 100.0 100.8 101.7 102.9 102.6 (P) 103.9            

Government

 

2013

361.4 371.4 372.7 373.2 373.4 364.5 352.6 346.0 369.2 377.9 381.0 378.4 368.5

2014

373.6 381.9 383.6 384.0 383.9 378.5 (P) 362.2            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 3,082,436 (1) 3,087,127 (1) 3,090,492 (1) 3,102,344 (1) 3,109,736 (1) 3,131,279 (1) 3,141,172 (1) 3,124,223 (1) 3,130,673 (1) 3,112,886 (1) 3,135,089 (1) 3,130,903 (1) 3,114,864

2014

3,126,963 3,143,260 3,157,098 3,155,529 3,159,756 (P) 3,173,194              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 2,870,938 (1) 2,889,292 (1) 2,901,367 (1) 2,920,607 (1) 2,918,903 (1) 2,920,532 (1) 2,935,870 (1) 2,928,525 (1) 2,939,307 (1) 2,927,744 (1) 2,956,291 (1) 2,959,394 (1) 2,922,398

2014

2,951,213 2,964,472 2,993,511 3,009,944 3,003,124 (P) 3,002,356              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 211,498 (1) 197,835 (1) 189,125 (1) 181,737 (1) 190,833 (1) 210,747 (1) 205,302 (1) 195,698 (1) 191,366 (1) 185,142 (1) 178,798 (1) 171,509 (1) 192,466

2014

175,750 178,788 163,587 145,585 156,632 (P) 170,838              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 6.9 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.1 (1) 5.9 (1) 6.1 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.1 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.5 (1) 6.2

2014

5.6 5.7 5.2 4.6 5.0 (P) 5.4              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary