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Local Employment Statistics

Welcome to the Workforce Solutions Local Stats, your best source for the latest developments in the Gulf Coast region’s labor market.

The reports below focus on the 13 counties within the Gulf Coast Workforce Board region and reflect the previous month’s data. The data is produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and distributed by the Texas Workforce Commission.

COVID 19 pandemic wiped out 312,100 jobs in April 2020
Graph showing how many new unemployment claims were made over the last 8 weeks

Monthly Employment Statistics

April 2020 Full Report Press Release Summary

COVID-19 Overview  5/7/20   

Houston Region Report
March 2020 Full Report
Press Release
February 2020 Full Report Press Release Summary

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Labor Market Insight

Workforce Solutions analyzes local and regional labor market data to provide employers with the real-time, in-depth knowledge they need to make the right decisions for their workforce.


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Parker Harvey, Principal Economist

Ron Borski, Senior Analyst


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