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Current Jobs Recovery Is Slowest in Past 50 Years

Created on September 5, 2013

Current Jobs Recovery Is Slowest in Past 50 Years

Current Jobs Recovery is Slowest in Past 50 Years

Even 67 months since the recession began, nonfarm jobs have not returned to pre-recession levels, marking the only time in 50 years in which job levels didn’t recover within four years.

Keywords:nonfarm, payrolls, months

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics / Haver Analytics. Figures are for nonfarm payrolls and exclude temporary Census workers.

Article ID: b27222013

CHART 2 | B 2722 (2013) | heritage.org

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