Economy at a Glance

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(6) 3,217.4 (6) 3,233.7 (6) 3,233.2 (6) 3,222.3 (P) 3,268.7

Employment (1)

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(6) 3,063.8 (6) 3,089.8 (6) 3,091.7 (6) 3,091.8 (P) 3,122.6

Unemployment (1)

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(6) 153.7 (6) 144.0 (6) 141.5 (6) 130.5 (P) 146.1

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(6) 4.8 (6) 4.5 (6) 4.4 (6) 4.1 (P) 4.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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2,947.2 2,967.5 2,982.7 2,992.6 2,945.6 (P) 2,966.4

12-month % change

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3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.7 (P) 3.4

Mining and Logging (3)

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111.7 113.1 113.4 115.5 113.5 (P) 113.5

12-month % change

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5.6 6.0 5.8 7.3 6.4 (P) 5.4

Construction (3)

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208.6 210.4 209.1 208.8 204.9 (P) 205.8

12-month % change

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8.4 8.3 8.6 8.7 7.0 (P) 4.5

Manufacturing (3)

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256.8 257.9 257.4 258.7 255.7 (P) 253.7

12-month % change

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2.6 3.0 2.5 2.5 2.1 (P) 0.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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599.3 603.3 612.4 620.1 602.8 (P) 603.6

12-month % change

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3.5 3.8 3.2 3.1 2.7 (P) 3.3

Information (3)

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32.4 32.5 32.7 32.6 32.7 (P) 33.3

12-month % change

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-1.8 -3.0 -2.7 -3.6 -1.2 (P) 0.9

Financial Activities (3)

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148.8 149.6 148.8 149.3 147.3 (P) 148.2

12-month % change

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1.8 1.9 1.4 1.7 1.5 (P) 1.6

Professional and Business Services (3)

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470.0 469.1 471.3 470.4 465.5 (P) 465.0

12-month % change

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4.2 3.4 3.6 3.4 4.3 (P) 3.3

Education and Health Services (3)

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354.1 359.6 359.8 359.2 357.6 (P) 361.0

12-month % change

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3.4 4.1 3.7 3.7 4.5 (P) 4.7

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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286.9 285.1 289.0 290.0 285.8 (P) 291.2

12-month % change

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4.9 5.1 6.0 5.9 6.2 (P) 6.1

Other Services (3)

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104.3 105.0 104.9 104.3 103.6 (P) 103.7

12-month % change

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4.1 4.3 3.7 3.4 2.9 (P) 1.6

Government (3)

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374.3 381.9 383.9 383.7 376.2 (P) 387.4

12-month % change

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1.7 1.3 1.3 1.5 2.2 (P) 2.5

Consumer Price Index: Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, TX

CPI-U, All items (4)

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214.791 212.169 210.283

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change (4)

3.4 1.1 -0.7

CPI-W, All items (5)

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211.512 208.584 206.448

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change (5)

2.8 0.6 -1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(6) Data are provisional, subject to revision on April 21.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: March 27, 2015

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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