Texas Economy and Business

19% of jobs created in 2011 were from Texas

Statistics

In 2011, of the total number of jobs added in the United States, Texas added more than any other state!

Texas added 8.09% of the U.S. GDP in 2009

Texas is responsible for 40% of the nations' job creation since June 2009

Texas Leading Industries

Petroleum/Energy

Technology

Construction

Manufacturing

Financial activities

Education/Health services

Government jobs


Leading Industries

Other leading industries