Graph of the Day for January 1, 2010

Randall Hoven
"No. 1 goal of my plan ... is to create three million new jobs, more than 80 percent of them in the private sector."  President-elect Obama, January 3, 2009.

Number of Jobs in the US over the last 10 years


Source:  St. Louis Federal Reserve, PAYEMS series.


Hoven's Index for January 1, 2010


Number of non-farm jobs in December 2000:  132,485,000.

In November 2009:  130,996,000.

Change:  -1,489,000 jobs.

Number of government employees in December 2000:  20,804,000.

In November 2009:  22,501,000.

Change:  +1,697,000 jobs.


Number of non-farm jobs in January 2009:  134,333,000.

Change from January to November, 2009:  -3,337,000 jobs.

Number of government employees in January 2009:  22,540,000.

Change from January to November, 2009:  -39,000 jobs.


Source:  St. Louis Fed, FRED.


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"No. 1 goal of my plan ... is to create three million new jobs, more than 80 percent of them in the private sector."  President-elect Obama, January 3, 2009.

Number of Jobs in the US over the last 10 years


Source:  St. Louis Federal Reserve, PAYEMS series.


Hoven's Index for January 1, 2010


Number of non-farm jobs in December 2000:  132,485,000.

In November 2009:  130,996,000.

Change:  -1,489,000 jobs.

Number of government employees in December 2000:  20,804,000.

In November 2009:  22,501,000.

Change:  +1,697,000 jobs.


Number of non-farm jobs in January 2009:  134,333,000.

Change from January to November, 2009:  -3,337,000 jobs.

Number of government employees in January 2009:  22,540,000.

Change from January to November, 2009:  -39,000 jobs.


Source:  St. Louis Fed, FRED.


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