Unemployment (1948-2011)

In: Employment Interactive Source: WSJ Updated regularly US Economy

14 Nov 2011

I haven’t posted this version in a while, but the WSJ does keep it up to date with the latest data. I think it’s a lovely use of a heatmap.

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1 Response to Unemployment (1948-2011)

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Kathleen

November 15th, 2011 at 1:19 pm

Thanks for sharing this! It’s a great long-term perspective.

Our economic development consulting firm also created an animated map to show year-over-year job gains/losses by metro area.

http://tipstrategies.com/geography-of-jobs/

an explanation of the map is here:
http://tipstrategies.com/blog/2011/10/geography-of-jobs-updated-through-january-2011/

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