Texas



News Releases:

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.

Texas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)13,290.3 (2)13,311.4 (2)13,330.7 (2)13,347.8 (2)13,360.8 (p)13,400.8

Employment(1)

(2)12,662.8 (2)12,680.8 (2)12,697.3 (2)12,711.7 (2)12,723.3 (p)12,758.3

Unemployment(1)

(2)627.6 (2)630.6 (2)633.3 (2)636.0 (2)637.6 (p)642.5

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.7 (2)4.7 (2)4.8 (2)4.8 (2)4.8 (p)4.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

12,035.3 12,065.0 12,078.8 12,114.6 12,137.8 (p)12,189.1

12-month % change

1.1 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.6 (p)1.9

Mining and Logging(4)

214.4 214.2 214.3 216.1 216.3 (p)218.2

12-month % change

-19.6 -18.2 -16.6 -14.2 -13.5 (p)-9.8

Construction(4)

699.6 701.1 703.2 705.5 704.9 (p)710.2

12-month % change

1.7 1.9 1.8 2.1 1.8 (p)2.0

Manufacturing(4)

841.8 841.0 841.0 841.3 841.9 (p)849.2

12-month % change

-3.7 -3.3 -2.9 -2.5 -2.0 (p)-1.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

2,424.3 2,427.0 2,428.5 2,438.7 2,446.7 (p)2,454.8

12-month % change

1.2 1.0 1.0 1.4 1.7 (p)1.9

Information(4)

202.1 202.3 200.6 201.3 201.3 (p)198.0

12-month % change

0.3 0.7 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 (p)-1.9

Financial Activities(4)

734.1 736.0 738.3 738.9 739.1 (p)744.9

12-month % change

1.9 2.0 2.3 2.2 2.2 (p)2.5

Professional & Business Services(4)

1,631.5 1,639.1 1,635.9 1,644.1 1,647.2 (p)1,661.2

12-month % change

1.8 2.2 1.6 2.0 2.0 (p)2.8

Education & Health Services(4)

1,640.3 1,643.8 1,649.0 1,651.8 1,658.6 (p)1,657.7

12-month % change

3.3 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.3 (p)2.9

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

1,294.1 1,296.4 1,304.6 1,310.1 1,312.6 (p)1,319.6

12-month % change

3.4 3.1 3.4 3.5 3.5 (p)3.5

Other Services(4)

421.7 429.8 429.2 429.3 428.8 (p)429.5

12-month % change

-0.1 1.9 1.4 1.7 1.5 (p)1.5

Government(4)

1,931.4 1,934.3 1,934.2 1,937.5 1,940.4 (p)1,945.8

12-month % change

2.2 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.1 (p)2.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 Mar 2017
Dallas-Fort Worth Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Houston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
San Antonio Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2017
Beaumont Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Corpus Christi Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
El Paso Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
McAllen Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Dallas-Fort Worth Area Employment — September 2016 Employment News Release Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index, Houston-Galveston-Brazoria – February 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2017
Union Membership in Texas – 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Dallas-Fort Worth Area: 2013–14 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2015
Consumer Expenditures for the Houston Area: 2013–14 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Austin-Round Rock, 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Brownsville-Harlingen, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in College Station-Bryan, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in El Paso, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Laredo, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in San Antonio–New Braunfels, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Consumer Price Index, Dallas-Fort Worth — January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2017
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2016
Changing Compensation Costs in the Dallas Metropolitan Area – December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2017
Industry employment and annual change: Austin, San Antonio, and El Paso Employment Table Mar 2017
Industry employment and annual change: Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston Employment Table Mar 2017
Industry employment and annual change, current: Texas and U.S. (PDF) Employment Table Mar 2017
Industry employment and annual change, historical, Texas and U.S., not seasonally adjusted Employment Table Mar 2017
Industry employment and annual change, historical, Texas and U.S., seasonally adjusted Employment Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2017
Industry employment and annual change, current: Texas and U.S. Employment Table Mar 2017
Unemployment Rates and Labor Force Status, Texas and U.S. Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Texas – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Minimum Wage Workers in Texas – 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2016
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index for Dallas-Fort Worth, Historical (1967=100) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index for Dallas-Fort Worth, Historical (1982-84=100) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index for Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Historical (1967=100) Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index for Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Historical (1982-84=100) Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index, Calendar Year Historical, 2012-2016 Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2017
County Employment and Wages in Texas – Third Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Houston Metropolitan Area – December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2017
Houston Area Employment — October 2016 Employment News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Beaumont-Port Arthur, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Corpus Christi, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Women’s Earnings in Texas – 2015 Pay News Release Dec 2016
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Mass Layoffs in Texas – 2012 Annual Totals Unemployment News Release Mar 2013
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Texas – First Quarter 2016 Employment News Release Nov 2016
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2017
Brownsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Killeen Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Lubbock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017