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Texas Adding Private Sector Jobs

Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 946 -- Texas Owns It On Jobs-

New data from the Texas Workforce Commission this morning (.pdf):

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Texas' unemployment rate fell this month after adding 2,500 net jobs in October 2011 (adding 13,500 private sector jobs and shedding 11,000 government jobs). Texas has shed 54,600 government jobs since October 2010, while adding 286,200 private sector jobs. The net result of that, obviously, is 231,600 total net new jobs over the past year.

UPDATE:
JOB ADDITIONS (OR LOSSES) BY INDUSTRY SECTOR
Mining and Logging (includes oil and gas related jobs): 43,300
Construction: 17,500
Manufacturing: 18,000
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities: 53,900
Information: -7,300
Financial Activities: 12,700
Professional and Business Services: 59,000
Education and Health Services: 41,300
Leisure and Hospitality: 35,600
Other Services: 12,200
Government: -54,600


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Previous Trivia Tidbit: Busting False Memes About Texas Jobs.

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Posted by Will Franklin · 18 November 2011 11:20 AM

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