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Appendix: Table A10
Texas Economic Detail: Agriculture, Energy and Mining, Construction, Retail Sales and Exports, for Calendar Years: 1995 to 2002


Industry                                        1995        1996        1997        1998       1999*       2000*       2001*       2002*

Total Agricultural Cash Receipts (million      13,065      13,038      13,672      13,332      13,348      13,869      14,585      15,317
 Cash Receipts from Crops                       4,623       5,211       5,464       5,169       5,247       5,669       6,147       6,679
 Cash Receipts from Livestock                   8,442       7,826       8,208       8,163       8,101       8,199       8,438       8,638

Energy and Mining
 Oil Production (million barrels)               512.0       491.9       477.5       449.2       424.9       406.7       389.6       373.2
 Natural Gas Production (million MCF)         3,605.4     3,545.9     3,510.6     3,558.1     3,503.4     3,398.3     3,296.2     3,180.7
 Average Taxable Oil Price ($/barrel)          $16.45      $20.44      $18.79      $12.35      $14.47      $15.44      $15.64      $16.03
 Average Taxable Natural Gas Price ($/MCF       $1.39       $2.00       $2.20       $1.78       $1.89       $1.99       $2.11       $2.15

Construction
 Residential Housing Starts (thousands)         121.7       130.3       139.6       164.5       167.7       152.6       154.7       161.8
  Single-Family Starts                           90.1        99.7        96.3       112.9       113.5       103.0       102.6       104.9
  Multi-Family Starts                            31.5        30.7        43.3        51.5        54.2        49.6        52.1        56.9
 Nonresidential (area, million sq. ft.)          93.4       100.7       120.5       157.1       161.6       161.0       166.1       174.2
 Nonbuilding (value, million $)               5,018.4     4,461.4     4,744.9     5,287.6     5,788.2     6,023.6     6,322.2     6,611.3

Total Retail Sales (million $)                198,752     215,534     232,413     245,822     260,855     277,289     295,346     313,900
 Building Materials                            12,573      13,453      14,220      15,064      15,987      16,368      17,029      17,862
 General Merchandise                           32,196      33,302      34,249      34,145      36,996      40,338      43,651      46,959
 Food Stores                                   32,145      33,663      35,068      36,451      38,392      40,271      42,302      44,331
 Automotive                                    41,104      45,257      47,143      48,734      50,875      53,669      56,958      60,316
 Clothing                                       8,395       8,538       8,961       9,499      10,112      10,752      11,397      12,033
 Home Furnishings                              19,297      21,262      24,058      26,605      29,186      31,460      33,795      36,105
 Restaurants                                   18,152      19,214      20,233      21,509      22,848      24,429      26,135      27,821
 Drug, Liquor and Miscellaneous                34,891      40,845      48,480      53,814      56,459      60,002      64,078      68,472

Automobile Sales (thousands)                  1,155.2     1,193.9     1,172.6     1,247.3     1,302.1     1,302.9     1,347.3     1,381.5
 Cars                                           583.5       582.3       551.8       549.9       540.5       526.7       540.2       552.7
 Trucks                                         571.7       611.6       620.8       697.4       761.6       776.2       807.1       828.8

Texas Exports (million $)                       68.82       74.20       84.31       86.85       89.36       94.31      101.79      110.74

*  Projected

SOURCE:  Carole Keeton Rylander, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (Spring 1999 Forecast).

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