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Table 10a
Texas Nonfarm Employment, By Industry, for Calendar Years: 1998 to 2004
  Number of Employees, in Thousands
Industry 1998 1999 2000 2001* 2002* 2003* 2004*
GOODS SECTORS 1,770.2 1,760.2 1,796.5 1,813.1 1,827.0 1,858.5 1,900.3
  MINING 166.6 146.7 149.7 152.5 147.1 143.6 142.2
  CONSTRUCTION 496.3 528.9 560.6 567.6 569.7 584.0 596.7
  MANUFACTURING 1,107.3 1,084.5 1,086.2 1,093.1 1,110.2 1,130.9 1,161.5
    Durable Goods 672.9 657.4 663.7 671.3 684.6 700.4 724.3
      Lumber and Wood 47.0 49.2 48.5 47.7 49.1 50.4 52.5
      Furniture 19.5 20.3 21.0 21.1 21.4 21.9 22.5
      Stone, Clay & Glass 42.9 45.4 46.4 47.0 47.8 48.3 48.3
      Primary Metals 31.3 30.4 31.4 32.2 32.5 33.0 33.2
      Fabricated Metals 104.3 104.6 107.0 110.3 114.7 119.2 125.3
      Industrial Machinery/Computers 149.4 136.8 138.0 139.9 141.3 144.6 150.2
      Electronics 131.6 128.0 136.2 138.8 141.2 144.0 148.4
      Transportation Equipment 84.0 82.8 79.1 79.2 80.9 82.5 85.7
      Instruments 41.9 39.0 35.7 34.8 34.9 34.9 35.5
      Miscellaneous Durables 20.8 20.8 20.5 20.3 20.8 21.7 22.8
    Nondurables 434.4 427.1 422.5 421.7 425.5 430.5 437.1
      Food Processing 99.2 98.9 99.6 100.9 101.0 101.1 101.2
      Textiles 3.9 4.1 4.4 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.8
      Apparel 52.2 47.4 42.5 40.3 40.4 41.0 40.2
      Paper 29.7 29.2 29.0 28.5 29.1 29.8 31.1
      Printing & Publishing 76.7 75.6 75.6 76.1 77.1 78.3 81.2
      Chemicals 84.5 83.7 83.0 81.7 81.7 81.5 81.3
      Petroleum Refining 26.0 25.5 24.7 24.6 24.6 24.6 24.6
      Leather 6.7 6.2 5.6 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.1
      Other Nondurables 55.4 56.5 58.3 59.8 61.8 64.2 67.7
 
SERVICE SECTORS 7,170.5 7,398.8 7,646.3 7,868.7 8,084.7 8,286.6 8,500.9
  TRANSPORTATION/COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC UTILITIES 544.1 564.1 591.3 617.9 641.5 665.9 693.1
    Transportation 342.2 353.7 367.8 383.4 398.5 414.0 431.3
    Communications 130.7 137.7 149.8 159.4 167.2 176.0 184.1
    Public Utilities 71.3 72.7 73.7 75.1 75.7 75.9 77.7
  TRADE   2,113.4 2,179.3 2,247.1 2,300.3 2,353.8 2,396.3 2,444.8
    Wholesale Trade 518.8 530.9 546.4 560.9 572.9 584.8 599.4
    Retail Trade 1,594.6 1,648.4 1,700.6 1,739.4 1,780.8 1,811.6 1,845.4
  FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE 495.8 516.3 524.7 528.6 533.2 543.4 553.4
    Banks and Savings Institutions 125.6 130.2 132.0 132.8 134.1 136.6 139.6
    Insurance 159.1 164.7 164.6 165.9 168.3 171.4 174.1
    Real Estate/Other Finance 211.0 221.4 228.2 229.9 230.8 235.4 239.7
  SERVICES 2,512.0 2,603.2 2,718.9 2,827.6 2,927.4 3,020.0 3,118.8
    Business Services 638.8 676.9 732.6 776.0 817.4 861.0 910.2
    Repair 118.1 122.0 125.1 129.6 134.4 139.4 145.2
    Health Services 682.5 683.3 692.9 713.1 733.4 750.1 765.5
    Engineering/Accounting/Research 231.4 243.4 256.1 272.4 289.4 303.0 318.2
    Other Services 841.1 877.6 912.1 936.5 952.8 966.5 979.7
  GOVERNMENT 1,505.2 1,535.9 1,564.4 1,594.4 1,628.8 1,661.0 1,690.9
    Federal Civilian 186.2 184.8 185.9 179.9 180.9 182.8 184.8
    State 322.0 326.1 326.4 332.2 338.8 344.9 351.6
    Local 997.1 1,025.0 1,052.0 1,082.3 1,109.1 1,133.3 1,154.5
 
TOTAL 8,941.0 9,159.0 9,442.8 9,681.8 9,911.7 10,145.0 10,401.22
 
*Projected
SOURCE: Texas Comptroller (Spring 2001 Forecast).