Texas Economic Indicators

  • Tracking the Texas Economy:
    Brief status and graphical snapshot and data charts of key Texas economic indicators. Originally known as Texas by the Numbers in the Comptroller’s Fiscal Notes publication.
  • Time Series Measures—Lone Star Five & Other Indicators:
    Time series reports detailing monthly data points from the past 10-15 years for more than two dozen measures of economic activity affecting Texas. Includes Labor Market, Consumer Demand, Financial Market, Energy, Gross State Product and Income and additional indicators.
  • The Texas 100:
    A list of Texas’ 100 largest publicly traded employers as measured by their average employment in the last two quarters of 2006 and the first two quarters of 2007.

    • The Texas 100 Stock Index:
      An economic indicator devised by the Comptroller’s office that tracks the stock prices of Texas’ 100 largest publicly traded employers.
  • Texas Production and Consumption 1994-2009:
    Historical data on Texas oil and gas production, auto sales and other statewide economic activity, drawn from Comptroller tax records.

Economic Progress Report

(Change from previous year)

Texas Unemployment ο Stable
Texas Nonfarm Employment ↑ Increasing
Sales Tax Collections, Retail Establishments ↑ Increasing
Texas Leading Indicator Index ↑ Increasing
Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices ↑ Increasing

See all monthly time series graphs