February 28, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

State employment-population ratio declines, 2010

Employment-population ratio changes, 200910 annual averages, selected States
State Over-the-year ratio change

Colorado

-2.4

Utah

-2.3

Nevada

-2.2

Delaware

-2.1

Georgia

-1.9

West Virginia

-1.8

Wyoming

-1.6

California

-1.5

These data are featured in the TED article, State employment-population ratio declines, 2010.