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Basic Info

The Texas Unemployment rate measures the percentage of total employees in Texas that are part of the labor force, but are without a job. Unemployment rates for a large state like Texas give a good idea on the health of the economy. The Texas Unemployment rate most notably increased to 9.6% in 1986 due to a large number of commercial bank failures in the state.

Texas Unemployment Rate is at 5.60%, compared to 5.90% last month and 7.90% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.02%.

Stats

Last Value 5.60%
Latest Period Sep 2021
Last Updated Oct 22 2021, 10:31 EDT
Next Release Nov 19 2021, 10:30 EST
Long Term Average 6.02%
Average Growth Rate 1.81%
Value from 1 Year Ago 7.90%
Change from 1 Year Ago -29.11%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
September 30, 2021 5.60%
August 31, 2021 5.90%
July 31, 2021 6.20%
June 30, 2021 6.50%
May 31, 2021 6.60%
April 30, 2021 6.70%
March 31, 2021 6.90%
February 28, 2021 6.90%
January 31, 2021 6.80%
December 31, 2020 6.90%
November 30, 2020 7.20%
October 31, 2020 7.30%
September 30, 2020 7.90%
August 31, 2020 6.90%
July 31, 2020 9.30%
June 30, 2020 10.20%
May 31, 2020 11.60%
April 30, 2020 12.90%
March 31, 2020 4.90%
February 29, 2020 3.70%
January 31, 2020 3.60%
December 31, 2019 3.50%
November 30, 2019 3.50%
October 31, 2019 3.50%
September 30, 2019 3.50%
Date Value
August 31, 2019 3.50%
July 31, 2019 3.50%
June 30, 2019 3.40%
May 31, 2019 3.40%
April 30, 2019 3.50%
March 31, 2019 3.50%
February 28, 2019 3.60%
January 31, 2019 3.70%
December 31, 2018 3.70%
November 30, 2018 3.70%
October 31, 2018 3.70%
September 30, 2018 3.70%
August 31, 2018 3.70%
July 31, 2018 3.80%
June 30, 2018 3.90%
May 31, 2018 3.90%
April 30, 2018 4.00%
March 31, 2018 4.00%
February 28, 2018 4.00%
January 31, 2018 4.00%
December 31, 2017 4.10%
November 30, 2017 4.10%
October 31, 2017 4.10%
September 30, 2017 4.10%
August 31, 2017 4.10%

Basic Info

The Texas Unemployment rate measures the percentage of total employees in Texas that are part of the labor force, but are without a job. Unemployment rates for a large state like Texas give a good idea on the health of the economy. The Texas Unemployment rate most notably increased to 9.6% in 1986 due to a large number of commercial bank failures in the state.

Texas Unemployment Rate is at 5.60%, compared to 5.90% last month and 7.90% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.02%.

Stats

Last Value 5.60%
Latest Period Sep 2021
Last Updated Oct 22 2021, 10:31 EDT
Next Release Nov 19 2021, 10:30 EST
Long Term Average 6.02%
Average Growth Rate 1.81%
Value from 1 Year Ago 7.90%
Change from 1 Year Ago -29.11%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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