Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Employment & Unemployment

[Tables courtesy of Economagic]

Total Non-Farm Employment, Milwaukee-Waukesha MSA, 1990-2010

The metro area's employment grew roughly 5 percent over the period. A meager .25 percent per year. The MSA's population grew about 8 percent over the period.

Total Non-Farm Employment, Wisconsin, 1990-2010

State employment grew almost 20 percent over the period. 1 percent annually. The State's population increased almost 16 percent over the time-frame.

Unemployment Level, U.S. and Wisconsin, 1980-2010

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