Monthly economic indicators

The Austin Economy

Economic Indicators is a numbers update on select indicators in the Central Texas region that chronicle economic activity on a monthly or quarterly basis. The report and associated Excel files are posted on or about the first Wednesday of the month.


August 2019 Economic Indicators

The set of slides above is updated irregularly. The current version represents data through early 2019. However, each of the Excel files below include up-to-date graphs of many of the same indicators.

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Labor Force, Employment & Unemployment

Employees on Nonfarm Payrolls

Hours & Earnings

Consumer Price Index

Metro Business Cycle Index

Sales Tax & Retail Sales

Housing Permits

Home Sales, Listings & Prices

Air Service

Patent Activity

Venture Capital

Commercial Real Estate

For questions about this data, please contact Beverly Kerr, Vice President, Research (512.322.5641) or Chris Ramser, Director, Research (512.322.5662).