Since the Recession, Federal Employment Has Outpaced Other Sectors
Created on October 21, 2011
Change in Employment from December 2007, by Sector
State, Local Education (–1.4%)
Figures for September 2011
Private Sector (–5.4%)
All Government (–1.8%)
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Establishment Survey/Haver Analytics. Note: All government and federal government figures exclude temporary census workers and postal employees.