Southwest Information Office

Employment Indicators in Selected States - June 2014
Seasonally adjusted unless otherwise indicated (numbers in thousands)
Arkansas
Louisiana
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Texas
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Labor force data

Civilian labor force

1,325.4 1,315.3 1,306.0 2,101.9 2,107.6 2,106.5 927.0 932.1 927.3 1,817.1 1,807.1 1,793.6 12,823.1 12,999.0 12,985.9

Employed

1,224.6 1,231.1 1,224.4 1,967.3 2,004.4 2,001.4 862.6 871.2 866.8 1,717.3 1,724.2 1,712.4 11,997.1 12,330.9 12,329.7

Unemployed

100.8 84.2 81.6 134.7 103.3 105.1 64.4 61.0 60.5 99.8 82.9 81.2 826.0 668.2 656.2

Unemployment rate

7.6 6.4 6.2 6.4 4.9 5.0 6.9 6.5 6.5 5.5 4.6 4.5 6.4 5.1 5.1

Nonfarm wage and salary employment

Total

1,172.7 1,190.1 1,186.8 1,951.5 1,968.2 1,970.7 808.3 812.6 807.9 1,631.9 1,656.2 1,665.8 11,179.0 11,530.9 11,550.0

Mining and Logging

9.6 9.7 9.8 54.2 53.4 53.4 25.9 27.4 27.5 59.6 57.8 59.1 291.1 311.0 311.5

Construction

45.0 47.0 47.3 131.1 134.3 135.9 41.4 39.8 39.8 74.1 75.6 75.8 613.6 636.1 632.7

Manufacturing (1)

152.0 153.5 155.2 144.0 143.7 145.2 29.2 27.5 27.0 136.9 140.1 141.9 871.7 883.6 884.2

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

240.3 243.1 241.7 382.0 385.9 387.4 136.5 138.0 136.9 294.4 300.6 303.7 2,240.1 2,322.8 2,330.5

Information (1)

14.2 13.8 13.8 27.8 24.2 23.8 13.7 13.3 13.4 22.0 21.1 21.3 200.6 208.0 206.9

Financial Activities

49.2 49.4 49.8 95.1 96.0 95.7 33.2 35.1 34.7 80.7 82.3 83.0 682.7 699.9 702.8

Professional & Business Services

127.2 130.0 128.2 205.5 213.1 212.1 98.6 97.1 97.6 179.5 181.1 181.9 1,456.0 1,517.6 1,523.2

Education and Health Services

171.6 176.0 174.6 290.6 294.8 294.7 123.8 125.9 126.8 227.2 232.3 232.7 1,480.8 1,526.0 1,533.4

Leisure and Hospitality

104.9 108.8 108.7 213.7 220.1 221.3 87.3 89.2 88.9 150.8 158.2 158.6 1,138.7 1,188.2 1,186.0

Other Services

43.1 44.0 43.1 65.6 67.0 66.1 28.1 28.2 28.5 58.2 59.4 59.5 396.0 402.8 397.7

Government

215.6 214.8 214.6 341.9 335.7 335.1 190.6 191.1 186.8 348.5 347.7 348.3 1,807.7 1,834.9 1,841.1

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

NOTE: State labor force and industry employment data revised for annual benchmarking procedure and updated seasonal adjustment factors.


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

Last Modified Date: July 21, 2014

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