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Since the Recession, Private Sector Employment Tumbled While Federal Employment Grew

Created on August 6, 2010

Since the Recession, Private Sector Employment Tumbled While Federal Employment Grew

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Since the Recession, Private Sector Employment Tumbled While Federal Employment Grew

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Haver Analytics.

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Jobs Gained or Lost Since the Start of the Recession Percent Change in Employment Since the Start of the Recession Private Sector Local

Government State

Government –7,837,000 –128,000 –6,000 +198,100 Private

Sector Local

Government State


Government Federal Government* Federal Government* Private Sector Local

Government StateWM 2979 heritage.org July  Government Federal Government* * Does not include temporary census workers.. Chart 2 •2010 January2010 January2009 January2008 –6.8% –0.9% –0.1% +10.0%