Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Unadjusted Unemployment Data - 2008 vs 2009 vs 2010

This short video shows the unadjusted initial unemployment claims statistics for the United States over the past several years. It utilizes ribbon charts to compare 2008, 2009 and 2010 to earlier years. You can see both the seasonality in the unemployment claims as well the big spike up in numbers seen in late 2008 and during all of 2009.

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