When it comes to jobs, this is the weakest recovery ever except for health-care.

In the first of a two-part series, please consider the following interactive map, using Tableau Software, with data courtesy of Economic Modeling.

This interactive map may take a bit to load. Please give it time on a slow connection.

http://public.tableausoftware.com/javascripts/api/viz_v1.js Change in Employment by Industry: '01-11
Change in Employment by Industry: '01-11

Note that on a percentage basis mining is a big winner. In absolute terms, however, healthcare was the big winner. Mining and oil added few jobs.

In a followup post I will take a closer look at job gains and losses since 2008, by job classification.

Mike “Mish” Shedlock
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