The Real Unemployment Numbers

From Bureau of Labor Statistics:












While the total number of Americans employed has risen by approximately 1.3 million, this is a stunningly low number when the total number of people who could have gotten a job exceeds 10.4 million.

A fact that is likely to go under reported is that if the Labor Participation Rate had remained steady throughout the Obama years, a full 161 million Americans would be in the workforce and the unemployment rate would be at 10.8 percent.

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