January 29, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

State employment changes, December 2009

Employment changes from December 2008 - December 2009, selected States, seasonally adjusted
State Over-the-year change in employment

Largest over-the-year decreases

 

California

-579,400

Texas

-276,000

Illinois

-237,300

Florida

-232,400

Michigan

-207,100

Smallest over-the-year decreases

 

Rhode Island

-17,400

Maine

-16,000

Montana

-13,700

Delaware

-12,100

South Dakota

-10,900

These data featured in the TED article, State employment changes, December 2009.

 

 

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