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REGIONAL TRENDS ANNUAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 10 UNITED STATES TEXAS COASTAL BEND 8.9 8 8.2 8.1 7.8 6.7 7.4 6 4 6.7 6.2 6.2 6.2 5.3 5.5 5.1 5.3 4.5 6.6 4.9 4.6 5.2 4.1 3.9 2 % YEAR 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 OCTOBER 2017 COASTAL BEND LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATE 60% 59% 57% 59.27% 59.09% 58.26% 56% 56.38% 55% 54% 55.39% 54.47% 55.21% 55.53% 55.44% 53% 52% YEAR 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 JAN. 2017 FEB. 2017 MARCH 2017 APRIL 2017 REGIONAL TRENDS COASTAL BEND STATISTICS POPULATION (2017) 598.7K JOBS (2017) 266.2K AVERAGE EARNINGS (2017) $51.1K UNEMPLOYED (09/2017) 15,649 05 COASTAL BEND REGION TEXAS 271,599 266,247 JOBS IN 2016 JOBS IN 2017 13,062,185 JOBS IN 2016 13,262,304 JOBS IN 2017 UNITED STATES 155,942,243 158,516,931 JOBS IN 2016 JOBS IN 2017 -2% DECREASE 1.5% INCREASE 1.7% INCREASE REGIONAL TRENDS ANNUAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 10 TEXAS UNITED STATES COASTAL BEND 8.9 8 8.2 8.1 7.8 6.7 7.4 6.7 6.2 6 6.2 6.2 5.3 5.1 4 6.6 5.5 5.3 4.9 5.2 4.5 4.6 4.1 3.9 2 % 2011 YEAR 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 OCTOBER 2017 COASTAL BEND LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATE 60% 59.27% 59.09% 59% 58.26% 57% 56% 56.38% 55% 55.39% 55.21% 55.53% 55.44% 54.4 rPSBPS2PS"PT # #0#@#P#`#pdT"#p$TtE$TE045D$TB5DD5D50%2#rSt#cb$dU$tRT$u2#rCSTTTB#rRcCTD#rP45D$T@$TtDU0TDTB5DDU0#sS$4#p#cb#Cp%2#b%2#p2c"R2#c"3@$#p"PDT5$T4PRP%2#r5$T4PSRÓC"#C2SSbÓ35$T4P%2#`%2#`%2#prP