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Texas jobless rate drops to lowest in 40 years

Texas jobless rate drops to lowest in 40 years

The state unemployment rate reached 3 percent in both September and October, its lowest level since the federal government began tracking the statistic in 1976. This time in 2016 the rate stood at 6.2 percent.

The county unemployment rates for November 2017 will be published on Thursday, December 28th, at 1:30pm CT.

The preliminary, seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for November 2017 was 3.1 percent - two percentage points lower than it was one year ago and one percentage point below the national average of 4.1. Texas unemployment during October was 3.9 percent. The Texas economy added 54,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in November. It was below 2.7 percent in Nebraska, New Hampshire and North Dakota.

The leisure and hospitality segment lost about 1,700 jobs in November, compared with October.

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SC added almost 8,000 jobs in last month.

"The addition of 330,600 jobs over the year demonstrates the consistency with which employers in our state create job opportunities for the highly skilled Texas workforce", said TWC Chairman Andres Alcantar. Over the year, this industry has gained 40,400 jobs. Information posted the biggest drop over the month, down 4,200 jobs, followed by trade, transportation and utilities with a decrease of 4,000 jobs.

The agency said the manufacturing segment added 3,800 jobs in November. "I encourage career exploration in these and other industries that are growing in Texas".

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