Texas' non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.6% in November


Texas reported that the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of November was 13,042,200, a 0.6 percent increase over the previous month, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

Texas reported 12,966,800 workers on non-farm payrolls in October.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls in Texas (November vs. October 2019)
Metropolitan Statistical Area
November 2019 (In thousands)
October 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Abilene
71
71.6
-0.8
Amarillo
121.3
122
-0.6
Austin-Round Rock
1108.4
1113.7
-0.5
Beaumont-Port Arthur
170
169.7
0.2
Brownsville-Harlingen
142.4
143.2
-0.6
College Station-Bryan
126.3
126.9
-0.5
Corpus Christi
197.1
198
-0.5
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
3837.2
3873.1
-0.9
El Paso
324.5
327.2
-0.8
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land
3204.1
3223.2
-0.6
Killeen-Temple
147.4
149.1
-1.1
Laredo
107.1
107.9
-0.7
Longview
97.8
97.8
0
Lubbock
151.9
152.8
-0.6
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
274.6
275.7
-0.4
Midland
111.8
112.3
-0.4
Odessa
83.5
83.4
0.1
San Angelo
50.6
50.7
-0.2
San Antonio-New Braunfels
1098.4
1100.8
-0.2
Sherman-Denison
49.1
49.3
-0.4
Texarkana
60.5
61.3
-1.3
Tyler
108.3
108.8
-0.5
Victoria
41.7
42.1
-1
Waco
123
124.1
-0.9
Wichita Falls
60
60.4
-0.7
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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