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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 7.20%, compared to 8.10% last month and 3.50% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 6.01%.

Stats

Last Value 7.20%
Latest Period Dec 2020
Last Updated Jan 26 2021, 10:30 EST
Next Release Mar 15 2021, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.01%
Average Growth Rate 2.68%
Value from 1 Year Ago 3.50%
Change from 1 Year Ago 105.7%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
December 31, 2020 7.20%
November 30, 2020 8.10%
October 31, 2020 6.90%
September 30, 2020 8.30%
August 31, 2020 6.80%
July 31, 2020 8.00%
June 30, 2020 8.40%
May 31, 2020 13.00%
April 30, 2020 13.50%
March 31, 2020 5.10%
February 29, 2020 3.50%
January 31, 2020 3.50%
December 31, 2019 3.50%
November 30, 2019 3.50%
October 31, 2019 3.50%
September 30, 2019 3.50%
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%
Date Value
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%
July 31, 2017 4.20%
June 30, 2017 4.30%
May 31, 2017 4.40%
April 30, 2017 4.50%
March 31, 2017 4.60%
February 28, 2017 4.70%
January 31, 2017 4.80%
December 31, 2016 4.80%
November 30, 2016 4.80%

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 7.20%, compared to 8.10% last month and 3.50% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 6.01%.

Stats

Last Value 7.20%
Latest Period Dec 2020
Last Updated Jan 26 2021, 10:30 EST
Next Release Mar 15 2021, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.01%
Average Growth Rate 2.68%
Value from 1 Year Ago 3.50%
Change from 1 Year Ago 105.7%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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