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Table 10b
Annual Change in Texas Nonfarm Employment, By Industry, for Calendar Years: 1998 to 2004
 
  Change from Previous Year, in Thousands
Industry 1998 1999 2000 2001* 2002* 2003* 2004*
GOODS SECTORS 59.8 -10.0 36.3 16.7 13.9 31.5 41.9
  MINING 1.2 -19.8 3.0 2.8 -5.4 -3.5 -1.5
  CONSTRUCTION 35.4 32.6 31.6 7.0 2.1 14.3 12.7
  MANUFACTURING 23.2 -22.8 1.6 6.9 17.1 20.7 30.6
    Durable Goods 26.8 -15.5 6.3 7.6 13.3 15.8 23.9
      Lumber and Wood 2.1 2.2 -0.7 -0.8 1.3 1.4 2.1
      Furniture 0.2 0.8 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.6
      Stone, Clay & Glass 1.8 2.6 1.0 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.0
      Primary Metals 0.5 -0.9 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.2
      Fabricated Metals 4.7 0.2 2.4 3.4 4.4 4.4 6.2
      Industrial Machinery/Computers 5.9 -12.7 1.2 1.9 1.4 3.3 5.6
      Electronics 5.1 -3.6 8.1 2.7 2.4 2.8 4.3
      Transportation Equipment 5.0 -1.2 -3.7 0.2 1.7 1.6 3.2
      Instruments 0.2 -2.9 -3.3 -0.9 0.1 0.0 0.5
      Miscellaneous Durables 1.2 0.0 -0.3 -0.2 0.6 0.8 1.2
    Nondurables -3.5 -7.3 -4.7 -0.7 3.8 4.9 6.7
      Food Processing 0.3 -0.3 0.7 1.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
      Textiles 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1
      Apparel -5.9 -4.9 -4.9 -2.2 0.1 0.5 -0.8
      Paper -0.1 -0.5 -0.2 -0.4 0.5 0.8 1.3
      Printing & Publishing 1.0 -1.0 0.0 0.5 1.0 1.2 2.8
      Chemicals 0.4 -0.8 -0.7 -1.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
      Petroleum Refining -0.6 -0.5 -0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
      Leather -0.7 -0.6 -0.6 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
      Other Nondurables 1.8 1.1 1.8 1.5 2.0 2.4 3.5
 
SERVICE SECTORS 272.0 228.4 247.5 222.4 215.9 201.9 214.3
  TRANSPORTATION/COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC UTILITIES 30.8 20.0 27.2 26.6 23.6 24.4 27.1
    Transportation 21.5 11.5 14.1 15.6 15.1 15.5 17.3
    Communications 8.9 7.1 12.1 9.6 7.8 8.8 8.0
    Public Utilities 0.4 1.4 1.0 1.3 0.7 0.2 1.8
  TRADE   65.2 65.9 67.8 53.2 53.5 42.6 48.4
    Wholesale Trade 22.1 12.1 15.5 14.4 12.1 11.8 14.6
    Retail Trade 43.0 53.8 52.2 38.7 41.4 30.7 33.9
  FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE 29.2 20.5 8.4 3.8 4.6 10.2 10.0
    Banks and Savings Institutions 6.6 4.6 1.7 0.8 1.3 2.5 3.0
    Insurance 6.1 5.6 -0.1 1.3 2.4 3.1 2.7
    Real Estate/Other Finance 16.3 10.3 6.8 1.7 0.9 4.6 4.3
  SERVICES 124.8 91.2 115.6 108.7 99.9 92.5 98.8
    Business Services 50.3 38.2 55.7 43.4 41.4 43.6 49.2
    Repair 5.0 3.8 3.1 4.5 4.8 5.1 5.7
    Health Services 13.1 0.8 9.6 20.2 20.4 16.7 15.4
    Engineering/Accounting/Research 20.3 12.0 12.7 16.3 16.9 13.6 15.2
    Other Services 35.8 36.5 34.5 24.3 16.4 13.7 13.2
  GOVERNMENT 22.2 30.7 28.5 30.1 34.4 32.2 29.9
    Federal -0.5 -1.4 1.1 -6.0 1.0 1.9 2.0
    State -2.0 4.2 0.3 5.8 6.6 6.1 6.7
    Local 24.4 27.9 27.0 30.3 26.8 24.2 21.2
 
TOTAL 332.0 218.3 283.8 239.1 229.8 233.4 256.2
 
*Projected
SOURCE: Texas Comptroller (Spring 2001 Forecast).