A new report finds that Texas has the fastest-growing job market of any state, with more than 3.4 million jobs expected to be created by 2021.
The jobs report, from the Texas Association of Business, was released Tuesday as the state prepares to release its jobs data.
It includes information on the types of jobs expected in each of the state’s 36 counties.
It does not include the full list of jobs, but a large part of the report includes details on the expected number of new jobs created each year.
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The report said there are 1.8 million job openings in the state.
That number includes openings in sectors such as transportation, information technology, hospitality, education and health care.
There are also more than 675,000 new positions that have been created in the health care and public safety industries, including the construction industry.
Texas has seen an average of 1.2 million jobs created per year for the past decade.
The report does not count the openings in education, where there is a much smaller number of jobs.
The job creation figures were the latest in a series of big numbers that show Texas is poised to expand its workforce.
The number of Americans with jobs in Texas jumped to 6.9 million last year, up nearly 2.4 percent from 2013.
The number of job openings rose 1.5 percent from 2014.
The jobs report does note that the unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in November, which is a decline of 1 percentage point.
In addition to the jobs report and other data, the Texas Tribune is publishing the first comprehensive analysis of the job market since the recession.
The analysis, released Tuesday by the firm of NCSL-TESLA, found that jobs have continued to grow in Texas as the number of Texans without jobs has been declining for more than a decade.