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01/20/2012

Fort Worth-Arlington's jobs numbers in for 2011

Here's how major industry segments stacked up in job creation last year, according to the Texas Workforce Commission:

In the four-county Tarrant-Johnson-Parker-Wise area:

Mining, logging and construction added 2,100 jobs for the year to 55,200.

Manufacturing added 2,000 for 87,900.

Trade, transportation, and utilities added 6,600 to 210,300.

Information lost 800 to 12,900.

Financial activities gained 2,200 to 53,500.

Professional and business services added 3,500 to 95,400.

Education and health services, which includes private schools but not public schools, lost 1,400 to 107,100.

Leisure and hospitality gained 5,100 to 94,700.

Other services added 200 200 to 31,500.

Government, which includes public schools, lost 5,300 to 121,100.

Fort Worth-Arlington's jobless rate was 7 percent in December, compared to 7.9 percent a year earlier. An estimated 75,700 were unemployed.

_ Scott Nishimura

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