The Comptroller’s office has divided Texas into 12 economic regions, each with at least one metropolitan statistical area considered to be the “focus” for that region. We examined demographic and economic statistics for Texas and each of its regions.
Manufacturing is a vital component in the machine that is Texas’ diverse economy. In 2016, Texas exported $650 billion worth of goods out of the state, and manufacturing was responsible for nearly a third of that value.
Women play a critical role in the Texas economy. Their earnings represent an increasingly significant portion of household income directly affecting the economic security of families, communities and the state as a whole.
Texas' 29 ports of entry play a crucial role in the state’s economy, facilitating nearly $650 billion in trade in 2015.
|Biennial Revenue Estimate
|Certification Revenue Estimate
|General Revenue-Related (GR-R)
|Other GR-R Revenues||plus$14.16||plus$14.99|
|Total GR-R Revenues||equals$121.48||equals$123.13|
(Funds carried forward from 2019)
Change in GR-Dedicated
Account Balances from the BRE
Total GR-R Revenue
& Fund Balances
|Revenue Reserved for Transfers to the Economic Stabilization and State Highway Funds||minus$6.55*||minus$6.48|
|Total Revenue Available for General-Purpose Spending||equals$119.63||equals$121.76||TOTAL|
* Includes reserve for transfer to Texas Tomorrow Fund
Each fiscal year, amounts reserved in the previous fiscal year are transferred to the state’s Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF), also known as the “Rainy Day Fund,” and the State Highway Fund (SHF).
In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.