Lack of Jobs in America

18 Oct

One in six Americans, 17 percent, is underemployed. That’s nearly 25 million people who are out of work, have given up looking, or been forced to take a part time job. The recession has wiped out 15 percent of our manufacturing workforce. That’s more than 2 million jobs that will likely never come back.

This graph published in 1998 projected the loss of jobs in the types of occupations listed.
Keep in mind this only shows the top ten occupations. The numbers are in thousands of jobs.

job losses

This graph published in 2000 projected the loss of jobs in the types of occupations listed.
Keep in mind this only shows the top ten occupations.

job losses

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One Response to “Lack of Jobs in America”

  1. changemakermvu October 18, 2011 at 2:57 pm #

    In Texas are the most job openings just because there are so many businesses. Businesses move from other states to Texas says Rick Perry “Since the first of the year, 153 businesses at last count had moved out of California to Texas,” he said on “Fox & Friends” Nov. 4.

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