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Appendix: Table A6
Total Nonfarm Employment for Texas' Largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), by Month: May 1994 through May 1999 (in Thousands)

            Houston MSA           Dallas MSA          Fort Worth-Arlington San Antonio MSA      Austin-San Marcos MSAEl Paso MSA
Year/Month   Employment  Ann Chg  Employment  Ann Chg  Employment  Ann Chg  Employment  Ann Chg  Employment  Ann Chg  Employment  Ann Chg
 1994  May    1,701.9      2.7     1,520.2      3.8      630.2       3.7      591.4       3.8      479.2       6.4      228.8       2.0
       Jun    1,703.7      2.7     1,527.0      3.9      631.5       3.3      593.1       4.0      483.2       7.1      230.1       2.5
       Jul    1,710.1      2.5     1,537.4      4.1      633.5       3.3      597.3       4.5      486.5       6.8      231.6       2.6
       Aug    1,717.6      2.7     1,544.6      4.2      636.5       3.7      596.5       3.9      488.8       6.6      232.3       2.9
       Sep    1,720.4      2.7     1,549.6      4.4      637.3       3.3      600.4       4.6      492.3       6.8      233.0       2.6
       Oct    1,728.4      3.1     1,555.2      4.5      639.1       3.5      603.3       5.0      495.4       7.2      234.3       3.5
       Nov    1,735.8      3.5     1,561.9      4.8      642.1       3.9      606.3       5.2      498.2       7.6      235.6       4.2
       Dec    1,739.9      3.2     1,569.6      4.8      643.1       3.9      610.2       5.6      501.3       7.8      235.3       3.9
 1995  Jan    1,744.1      3.5     1,573.4      4.9      642.1       3.3      610.4       4.8      503.1       7.4      235.3       3.8
       Feb    1,750.0      3.8     1,580.8      5.3      646.7       4.1      612.5       4.7      505.9       7.7      235.8       4.0
       Mar    1,755.7      3.8     1,585.4      5.2      649.1       3.8      614.1       4.6      508.2       7.5      236.0       3.4
       Apr    1,754.7      3.0     1,584.9      4.7      650.0       3.2      618.0       4.3      509.3       6.5      234.8       2.7
       May    1,758.0      3.3     1,588.7      4.5      652.7       3.6      620.1       4.9      513.3       7.1      235.0       2.7
       Jun    1,765.4      3.6     1,593.3      4.3      653.9       3.5      622.0       4.9      517.7       7.1      235.4       2.3
       Jul    1,768.1      3.4     1,593.5      3.6      655.2       3.4      623.4       4.4      516.1       6.1      235.1       1.5
       Aug    1,773.7      3.3     1,603.2      3.8      657.3       3.3      624.6       4.7      520.0       6.4      235.9       1.5
       Sep    1,778.3      3.4     1,608.4      3.8      659.4       3.5      624.2       4.0      523.3       6.3      236.1       1.3
       Oct    1,778.6      2.9     1,610.1      3.5      661.3       3.5      626.8       3.9      524.6       5.9      233.5      -0.3
       Nov    1,780.6      2.6     1,617.8      3.6      662.6       3.2      628.8       3.7      527.0       5.8      233.0      -1.1
       Dec    1,789.6      2.9     1,624.3      3.5      666.6       3.7      628.8       3.0      530.0       5.7      235.3       0.0
 1996  Jan    1,787.4      2.5     1,627.5      3.4      670.0       4.3      628.6       3.0      530.6       5.5      234.8      -0.2
       Feb    1,793.2      2.5     1,633.8      3.4      671.8       3.9      628.7       2.6      533.0       5.4      235.1      -0.3
       Mar    1,795.2      2.2     1,641.1      3.5      673.7       3.8      629.3       2.5      536.0       5.5      235.6      -0.2
       Apr    1,802.5      2.7     1,646.3      3.9      674.8       3.8      631.8       2.2      537.8       5.6      235.7       0.4
       May    1,805.4      2.7     1,652.5      4.0      676.4       3.6      634.0       2.2      538.9       5.0      235.9       0.4
       Jun    1,805.9      2.3     1,657.7      4.0      677.7       3.6      634.9       2.1      540.2       4.3      235.6       0.1
       Jul    1,812.5      2.5     1,662.5      4.3      679.6       3.7      634.7       1.8      540.5       4.7      236.5       0.6
       Aug    1,817.0      2.4     1,671.4      4.3      682.9       3.9      638.6       2.2      545.5       4.9      237.3       0.6
       Sep    1,820.6      2.4     1,674.4      4.1      683.0       3.6      638.6       2.3      543.0       3.8      236.8       0.3
       Oct    1,838.5      3.4     1,689.1      4.9      686.3       3.8      643.2       2.6      546.2       4.1      238.7       2.2
       Nov    1,843.5      3.5     1,698.4      5.0      689.2       4.0      646.7       2.8      548.5       4.1      239.5       2.8
       Dec    1,842.0      2.9     1,703.6      4.9      690.9       3.6      647.4       3.0      550.7       3.9      240.0       2.0
 1997  Jan    1,851.3      3.6     1,713.8      5.3      690.5       3.1      649.1       3.3      550.8       3.8      239.4       2.0
       Feb    1,861.0      3.8     1,721.6      5.4      693.0       3.2      652.0       3.7      555.6       4.2      240.2       2.2
       Mar    1,868.1      4.1     1,731.1      5.5      698.3       3.7      655.9       4.2      557.8       4.1      241.0       2.3
       Apr    1,871.6      3.8     1,738.1      5.6      700.0       3.7      657.4       4.1      558.7       3.9      241.4       2.4
       May    1,882.6      4.3     1,749.6      5.9      704.0       4.1      660.2       4.1      560.3       4.0      242.6       2.8
       Jun    1,888.2      4.6     1,757.1      6.0      706.0       4.2      661.8       4.2      563.5       4.3      243.8       3.5
       Jul    1,890.6      4.3     1,756.5      5.7      710.6       4.6      662.2       4.3      569.8       5.4      244.5       3.4
       Aug    1,903.0      4.7     1,767.6      5.8      712.4       4.3      665.6       4.2      573.1       5.1      244.2       2.9
       Sep    1,917.4      5.3     1,777.3      6.1      716.2       4.9      666.3       4.3      573.3       5.6      245.5       3.7
       Oct    1,924.2      4.7     1,783.7      5.6      719.0       4.8      668.3       3.9      574.8       5.2      244.3       2.3
       Nov    1,931.2      4.8     1,788.6      5.3      721.1       4.6      668.5       3.4      578.4       5.5      245.3       2.4
       Dec    1,942.8      5.5     1,795.3      5.4      724.9       4.9      670.9       3.6      579.8       5.3      246.5       2.7
1998   Jan    1,950.3      5.3     1,802.6      5.2      727.8       5.4      675.4       4.1      584.8       6.2      246.6       3.0
       Feb    1,959.4      5.3     1,808.8      5.1      730.2       5.4      675.1       3.5      588.0       5.8      246.4       2.6
       Mar    1,968.4      5.4     1,813.4      4.8      731.8       4.8      676.3       3.1      590.6       5.9      247.3       2.6
       Apr    1,977.6      5.7     1,823.1      4.9      734.7       5.0      676.5       2.9      593.4       6.2      246.8       2.2
       May    1,981.3      5.2     1,826.9      4.4      736.3       4.6      677.1       2.6      595.6       6.3      247.4       2.0
       Jun    1,990.4      5.4     1,836.0      4.5      738.2       4.6      679.1       2.6      598.6       6.2      246.0       0.9
       Jul    1,999.2      5.7     1,841.3      4.8      740.0       4.1      682.4       3.1      602.1       5.7      243.3      -0.5
       Aug    2,004.9      5.4     1,846.7      4.5      741.5       4.1      685.3       3.0      606.3       5.8      244.2       0.0
       Sep    2,008.3      4.7     1,851.5      4.2      744.9       4.0      687.1       3.1      605.7       5.7      245.0      -0.2
       Oct    2,004.2      4.2     1,852.7      3.9      747.0       3.9      688.3       3.0      607.8       5.7      245.9       0.7
       Nov    2,006.2      3.9     1,856.0      3.8      749.5       3.9      689.6       3.2      608.1       5.1      246.4       0.4
       Dec    2,006.3      3.3     1,858.6      3.5      750.7       3.6      690.1       2.9      608.7       5.0      246.5       0.0
1999   Jan    2,018.5      3.5     1,875.4      4.0      755.1       3.8      694.3       2.8      612.6       4.8      248.2       0.6
       Feb    2,017.3      3.0     1,881.0      4.0      757.3       3.7      695.4       3.0      612.9       4.2      248.1       0.7
       Mar    2,018.8      2.6     1,885.0      3.9      758.1       3.6      696.7       3.0      616.4       4.4      248.7       0.6
       Apr    2,021.9      2.2     1,887.5      3.5      759.0       3.3      697.9       3.2      618.2       4.2      249.3       1.0
       May    2,022.7      2.1     1,889.7      3.4      759.5       3.2      699.2       3.3      619.8       4.1      249.1       0.7

Average Annual 
Percent Change             3.5                  4.4                  3.8                  3.4                  5.3                  1.7

Employment figures are 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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