Interactive map depicts the growth of unemployment from 2007 through 2009

For an interactive map based on the U.S. Dept. of Labor Statistics unemployment data, read this story.


According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics , there are more than 31 million people currently unemployed-that's including those who involuntarily work part time and those who want a job, but have give up trying to find one. In the face of the worst economic upheaval since the Great Depression, millions of Americans are hurting. Follow this link to the interactive map that serves as a vivid representation of just how much Americans are hurting. Watch the deteriorating transformation of the U.S. economy from January 2007-approx. one year before the start of the recession-to September 2009.

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