Fasten your seat belts — the facts about the true situation in the U.S. economy. Part 2


12. The median income of U.S. households fell from 2007 to 8%

13. Since 2007, the number of workers fell by 5.6 million

14. The number of Americans who do not want to work (or want to, but do not undertake to search for active effort) for the period from 2000 to 2011 increased by 18 million people.

15. In 2007, the unemployment rate in the age group of 20 to 29 was about 6.5%. Currently, the unemployment rate for the same age group, about 13%

16. In 2000, 50% of U.S. adolescents (16-19 years) had a job. In 2011 the work had only 30% of young Americans

17. When Barack Obama entered the White House, the number of "long-term unemployed" in the United States was approximately 2.6 million. Today these 5.6 million people unemployed

18. The average duration of job search unemployed increased from 2000 to more than 3 times.

19. In 1950, more than 80% of the U.S. population had a job, today it is less than 65%

20. About 20% of all U.S. workers were employed in the manufacturing sector of the economy in 2000. Today at work, only 5% of all workers of America.

21. Since 2001, the U.S. had closed 56,000 manufacturing enterprises

22. In 1980, low paid jobs were occupied 30% of the working population of the United States. Today, low-paying jobs are more than 40% of working Americans.

To be continued …

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