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Table 10c
Annual Percent Change in Texas Nonfarm Employment, By Industry, for Calendar Years: 1998 to 2004
 
  Percent Change from Previous Year, in Thousands
Industry 1998 1999 2000 2001* 2002* 2003* 2004*
GOODS SECTORS 3.5 -0.6 2.1 0.9 0.8 1.7 2.3
  MINING 0.7 -11.9 2.0 1.9 -3.5 -2.4 -1.0
  CONSTRUCTION 7.7 6.6 6.0 1.3 0.4 2.5 2.2
  MANUFACTURING 2.1 -2.1 0.2 0.6 1.6 1.9 2.7
    Durable Goods 4.1 -2.3 1.0 1.1 2.0 2.3 3.4
      Lumber and Wood 4.7 4.8 -1.4 -1.7 2.8 2.8 4.2
      Furniture 1.0 4.1 3.5 0.1 1.6 2.3 2.7
      Stone, Clay & Glass 4.4 6.0 2.1 1.3 1.7 1.0 0.0
      Primary Metals 1.6 -2.9 3.1 2.5 0.9 1.7 0.6
      Fabricated Metals 4.7 0.2 2.3 3.1 4.0 3.9 5.2
      Industrial Machinery/Computers 4.1 -8.5 0.9 1.4 1.0 2.3 3.9
      Electronics 4.0 -2.7 6.4 2.0 1.7 2.0 3.0
      Transportation Equipment 6.3 -1.5 -4.5 0.2 2.1 2.0 3.9
      Instruments 0.5 -7.0 -8.5 -2.4 0.3 0.0 1.5
      Miscellaneous Durables 6.1 -0.1 -1.6 -1.0 2.8 3.9 5.4
    Nondurables -0.8 -1.7 -1.1 -0.2 0.9 1.2 1.6
      Food Processing 0.3 -0.3 0.7 1.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
      Textiles 2.6 5.5 6.2 4.4 0.7 0.7 2.5
      Apparel -10.2 -9.3 -10.3 -5.1 0.3 1.3 -2.0
      Paper -0.3 -1.7 -0.8 -1.5 1.9 2.6 4.3
      Printing & Publishing 1.3 -1.3 -0.1 0.7 1.3 1.6 3.6
      Chemicals 0.5 -1.0 -0.9 -1.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
      Petroleum Refining -2.3 -1.9 -3.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.3
      Leather -9.5 -8.5 -9.8 -6.8 -0.1 -0.3 -0.5
      Other Nondurables 3.4 1.9 3.2 2.6 3.4 3.9 5.4
 
SERVICE SECTORS 3.9 3.2 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.6
  TRANSPORTATION/COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC UTILITIES 6.0 3.7 4.8 4.5 3.8 3.8 4.1
    Transportation 6.7 3.4 4.0 4.3 3.9 3.9 4.2
    Communications 7.3 5.4 8.8 6.4 4.9 5.3 4.6
    Public Utilities 0.6 2.0 1.4 1.8 0.9 0.2 2.4
  TRADE 3.2 3.1 3.1 2.4 2.3 1.8 2.0
    Wholesale Trade 4.4 2.3 2.9 2.6 2.2 2.1 2.5
    Retail Trade 2.8 3.4 3.2 2.3 2.4 1.7 1.9
  FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE 6.3 4.1 1.6 0.7 0.9 1.9 1.8
    Banks and Savings Institutions 5.5 3.7 1.3 0.6 1.0 1.9 2.2
    Insurance 4.0 3.5 -0.1 0.8 1.4 1.9 1.6
    Real Estate/Other Finance 8.4 4.9 3.1 0.8 0.4 2.0 1.8
  SERVICES 5.2 3.6 4.4 4.0 3.5 3.2 3.3
    Business Services 8.5 6.0 8.2 5.9 5.3 5.3 5.7
    Repair 4.4 3.2 2.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 4.1
    Health Services 2.0 0.1 1.4 2.9 2.9 2.3 2.1
    Engineering/Accounting/Research 9.6 5.2 5.2 6.4 6.2 4.7 5.0
    Other Services 4.4 4.3 3.9 2.7 1.7 1.4 1.4
  GOVERNMENT 1.5 2.0 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.0 1.8
    Federal -0.3 -0.8 0.6 -3.3 0.5 1.1 1.1
    State -0.6 1.3 0.1 1.8 2.0 1.8 1.9
    Local 2.5 2.8 2.6 2.9 2.5 2.2 1.9
 
TOTAL 3.9 2.4 3.1 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.5
 
* Projected
SOURCE: Texas Comptroller (Spring 2001 Forecast).