What has happened to the unemployment rate under Obama?
Has unemployment under Obama Increased or Decreased?
Note: These charts are outdated. This chart has been updated for March 2015 HERE!
The latest charts, graphs, and information describing unemployment and the unemployment rate under President Barack Obama-- since Obama took office in January 2009 -- can be found HERE. along with information about the peak of unemployment under Obama and a discussion about unemployment under President George Bush.
Two charts on THIS PAGE about the unemployment rate under Obama are reproduced here:
- This chart compares the seasonally adjusted and the unadjusted employment rates from the time that Obama took office in January 2009 until July 2012, the latest month for which unemployment data is available as of the date of this post. Data is shown in three month intervals plus the current month.
- This chart compares the unemployment rate under Obama with the unemployment rate under Bush at the same times in their presidencies. More comparisons of employment under Bush and Obama can be found HERE.