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Appendix: Table A4
Texas Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment by Industry: May 1999 (in thousands)
                                                                                    Change Since         Change Since
                                                   May        April        May        April 1999           May 1998
Industry                                          1999        1999        1998      Number   Percent    Number   Percent
GOODS SECTORS                                    1,774.0     1,769.5     1,769.5       4.5       0.3       4.5       0.3
 MINING                                            153.4       154.1       167.6      (0.7)     (0.5)    (14.2)     (8.5)
  Oil and Gas Extraction                           144.9       145.7       159.1      (0.8)     (0.5)    (14.2)     (8.9)
  Other Mining                                       8.5         8.4         8.5       0.1       1.2       0.0       0.0
 CONSTRUCTION                                      522.9       518.9       495.2       4.0       0.8      27.7       5.6
 MANUFACTURING                                   1,097.7     1,096.5     1,106.7       1.2       0.1      (9.0)     (0.8)
  Durable Goods                                    672.9       672.1       674.1       0.8       0.1      (1.2)     (0.2)
   Lumber and Wood                                  47.9        47.7        46.4       0.2       0.4       1.5       3.2
    Logging Camps, Sawmills, Planing Mills           7.5         7.5         7.6       0.0       0.0      (0.1)     (1.3)
   Furniture and Fixtures                           19.8        19.7        19.0       0.1       0.5       0.8       4.2
   Stone, Clay and Glass                            44.1        44.0        42.7       0.1       0.2       1.4       3.3
    Concrete, Gypsum, and Plaster                   21.9        21.8        20.3       0.1       0.5       1.6       7.9
   Primary Metals                                   29.7        29.7        31.4       0.0       0.0      (1.7)     (5.4)
   Fabricated Metals                               104.1       103.8       103.8       0.3       0.3       0.3       0.3
    Fabricated Structural Metal Products            55.6        55.3        54.1       0.3       0.5       1.5       2.8
   Industrial Machinery and Computers              149.8       149.5       152.3       0.3       0.2      (2.5)     (1.6)
    Oil/Gas Field Machinery                         29.2        29.5        33.0      (0.3)     (1.0)     (3.8)    (11.5)
   Electronics                                     130.6       130.5       132.2       0.1       0.1      (1.6)     (1.2)
   Transportation Equipment                         84.9        85.3        83.7      (0.4)     (0.5)      1.2       1.4
    Motor Vehicles                                  19.8        19.8        18.8       0.0       0.0       1.0       5.3
    Aircraft and Parts                              44.8        45.0        45.6      (0.2)     (0.4)     (0.8)     (1.8)
   Instruments                                      40.8        40.7        41.9       0.1       0.2      (1.1)     (2.6)
   Miscellaneous Durables                           21.2        21.2        20.7       0.0       0.0       0.5       2.4
  Nondurables                                      424.8       424.4       432.6       0.4       0.1      (7.8)     (1.8)
   Food Processing                                  96.4        96.3        98.2       0.1       0.1      (1.8)     (1.8)
    Meat Products                                   34.0        34.1        34.4      (0.1)     (0.3)      (0.4)    (1.2)
    Preserved Fruits                                 4.9         4.9         5.1       0.0       0.0      (0.2)     (3.9)
    Grain Mill Products                              8.2         8.2         8.7       0.0       0.0      (0.5)     (5.7)
    Dairy Products                                   6.6         6.6         6.6       0.0       0.0       0.0       0.0
    Bakery Products                                  9.2         9.1         9.2       0.1       1.1       0.0       0.0
    Malt Beverages                                   2.2         2.1         2.3       0.1       4.8      (0.1)      (4.3
   Textiles                                          3.9         3.9         3.9       0.0       0.0       0.0       0.0
   Apparel                                          47.8        47.8        52.8       0.0       0.0      (5.0)     (9.5)
   Paper                                            28.5        28.6        29.6      (0.1)     (0.3)     (1.1)     (3.7)
   Printing and Publishing                          75.8        75.8        75.9       0.0       0.0      (0.1)     (0.1)
    Newspapers, Periodicals, Books & Misc.          33.6        33.7        33.9      (0.1)     (0.3)     (0.3)     (0.9)
   Chemicals                                        84.3        84.2        83.9       0.1       0.1       0.4       0.5
   Petroleum and Coal Products                      24.8        24.8        25.9       0.0       0.0      (1.1)     (4.2)
    Petroleum Refining                              21.0        21.1        22.1      (0.1)     (0.5)     (1.1)     (5.0
   Leather                                           6.4         6.4         6.8       0.0       0.0      (0.4)     (5.9)
   Other Nondurables                                56.9        56.6        55.6       0.3       0.5       1.3       2.3

SERVICE SECTORS                                  7,402.1     7,363.9     7,166.2      38.2       0.5     235.9       3.3
 TRANSPORTATION, COMM., AND UTILITIES              560.6       557.6       538.9       3.0       0.5      21.7       4.0
  Transportation                                   354.5       352.5       339.2       2.0       0.6      15.3       4.5
   Railroad Transportation                          17.4        17.4        17.2       0.0       0.0       0.2       1.2
   Transportation by Air                           115.1       115.1       108.6       0.0       0.0       6.5       6.0
   Trucking and Other Transportation               222.0       220.0       213.4       2.0       0.9       8.6       4.0
  Communications                                   136.1       135.2       129.3       0.9       0.7       6.8       5.3
   Telephone and Cellular Communications           105.5       104.7        99.9       0.8       0.8       5.6       5.6
   Radio and Television                             16.8        16.8        16.7       0.0       0.0       0.1       0.6
   Other Communications                             13.8        13.7        12.7       0.1       0.7       1.1       8.7
  Public Utilities                                  70.0        69.9        70.4       0.1       0.1      (0.4)     (0.6)
   Electric Services                                30.9        30.9        31.1       0.0       0.0      (0.2)     (0.6)
   Gas Production and Distribution                  23.2        23.2        23.5       0.0       0.0      (0.3)     (1.3)
   Other Utilities                                  15.9        15.8        15.8       0.1       0.6       0.1       0.6
 WHOLESALE & RETAIL TRADE                        2,147.8     2,131.9     2,103.8      15.9       0.7      44.0       2.1
  Wholesale Trade                                  532.0       530.3       517.3       1.7       0.3      14.7       2.8
   Durable Goods                                   342.6       341.1       330.2       1.5       0.4      12.4       3.8
   Nondurable Goods                                189.4       189.2       187.1       0.2       0.1       2.3       1.2
  Retail Trade                                   1,615.8     1,601.6     1,586.5      14.2       0.9      29.3       1.8
   Building Materials and Garden Supplies           67.2        66.1        64.2       1.1       1.7       3.0       4.7
   General Merchandise Stores                      203.2       202.2       201.8       1.0       0.5       1.4       0.7
   Food Stores                                     246.1       244.8       246.4       1.3       0.5      (0.3)     (0.1)
   Automotive Dealers and Service Stations         166.7       166.0       164.5       0.7       0.4       2.2       1.3
   Apparel and Accessory Stores                     78.4        78.0        79.5       0.4       0.5      (1.1)     (1.4)
   Home Furnishings and Equipment                   73.1        73.0        70.3       0.1       0.1       2.8       4.0
   Eating and Drinking Places                      611.0       602.7       589.9       8.3       1.4      21.1       3.6
   Other Retail Trade                              170.1       168.8       169.9       1.3       0.8       0.2       0.1
 FINANCE, INSURANCE & REAL ESTATE                  512.0       510.6       493.0       1.4       0.3      19.0       3.9
  Banks and Savings Institutions                   129.1       128.3       125.4       0.8       0.6       3.7       3.0
  Insurance                                        162.2       161.9       157.9       0.3       0.2       4.3       2.7
  Real Estate/Other Finance                        220.7       220.4       209.7       0.3       0.1      11.0       5.2
 SERVICES                                        2,621.8     2,603.2     2,507.4      18.6       0.7     114.4       4.6
  Business, Repair, Engineering                  1,048.4     1,038.0       979.8      10.4       1.0      68.6       7.0
   Business Services                               679.8       671.4       633.2       8.4       1.3      46.6       7.4
   Auto Repair Services                             88.2        87.6        85.5       0.6       0.7       2.7       3.2
   Miscellaneous Repair Services                    34.1        33.8        33.4       0.3       0.9       0.7       2.1
   Engineering and Management Services             246.3       245.2       227.7       1.1       0.4      18.6       8.2
  Health Services                                  694.3       691.8       681.2       2.5       0.4      13.1       1.9
   Doctors and Clinics                             200.9       199.6       193.0       1.3       0.7       7.9       4.1
   Nursing and Personal Care                       102.8       102.3       100.7       0.5       0.5       2.1       2.1
   Hospitals                                       235.3       234.2       228.8       1.1       0.5       6.5       2.8
   Other Health Services                           155.3       155.7       158.7      (0.4)     (0.3)     (3.4)     (2.1)
  Other Services                                   879.1       873.4       846.4       5.7       0.7      32.7       3.9
   Agricultural and Landscape Services              54.8        53.1        52.4       1.7       3.2       2.4       4.6
   Amusements, Incl. Sports and Motion Pictu       131.3       123.5       125.2       7.8       6.3       6.1       4.9
   Educational Services                            107.3       110.7       102.3      (3.4)     (3.1)      5.0       4.9
   Hotels and Other Lodging                         95.2        94.2        92.9       1.0       1.1       2.3       2.5
   Legal Services                                   67.7        67.3        66.4       0.4       0.6       1.3       2.0
   Membership Organizations                        142.3       141.4       136.2       0.9       0.6       6.1       4.5
   Personal Services                                86.0        90.5        87.3      (4.5      (5.0)     (1.3)     (1.5)
   Social Services                                 184.1       182.1       174.0       2.0       1.1      10.1       5.8
   Museums, Zoos, and Miscellaneous Services        10.4        10.6         9.7      (0.2)     (1.9)      0.7       7.2
 GOVERNMENT                                      1,559.9     1,560.6     1,523.1      (0.7)      0.0      36.8       2.4
  Federal Government                               185.8       186.8       186.0      (1.0)     (0.5)     (0.2)     (0.1)
  State Government                                 323.6       325.5       325.0      (1.9)     (0.6)     (1.4)     (0.4)
   State Colleges and Universities                 153.3       155.8       154.7      (2.5)     (1.6)     (1.4)     (0.9)
   Other State Government                          170.3       169.7       170.3       0.6       0.4       0.0       0.0
  Local Government                               1,050.5     1,048.3     1,012.1       2.2       0.2      38.4       3.8
   School Districts and other Local Educatio       685.0       686.1       654.6      (1.1)     (0.2)     30.4       4.6
   Other Local Government                          365.5       362.2       357.5       3.3       0.9       8.0       2.2

TOTAL NONFARM EMPLOYMENT                         9,176.1     9,133.4     8,935.7      42.7       0.5     240.4       2.7

Notes:  This table shows the number of nonfarm jobs in Texas, without regard to a worker's place of residence. Not
all components of manufacturing are shown as indented subcategories.  Therefore, summing the subcategories
shown will not equal the actual subcategory total in all cases.  Employment estimates are preliminary and
subject to revision.  Employment figures in this table are not seasonally adjusted.

SOURCES:  Carole Keeton Rylander, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts; Texas Workforce Commission;
and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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