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The Economic Impact of Community Colleges  |  CHAPTER 4

Exhibit 4-2

Simulated State Employment Impact From a 10 Percent Increase in Texas Community College Enrollment

Year Jobs
2006 13,130
2007 14,090
2008 14,420
2009 14,520
2010 14,610
2011 14,670
2012 14,720
2013 14,760
2014 14,820
2015 14,890
2016 14,970
2017 15,040
2018 15,130
2019 15,220
2020 15,310
2021 15,390
2022 15,480
2023 15,550
2024 15,620
2025 15,690
2026 15,740
2027 15,770
2028 15,810
2029 15,840
2030 15,880
2031 15,910

Sources: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

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