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Friday, December 8, 2017

November 2017 Unemployment Rate, Jobs

The December Job Report has been published and can be found HERE.

November 2017: How Is Job Growth Under Trump?

Jobs Numbers were released today, Friday, December 8, 2017, for November 2017.  This is the 9th month of jobs reports under Trump.   We are still adding jobs, and we added a solid 228,000 jobs in November.

(Jobs reports have now been released for December 2017 and can be found HERE.)

That is a good thing for the people of the country 
considering the uncertainty and absurdity of many of the President's policies. 

How are we doing compared to the last 5-6 years of the Obama Presidency?

Let's not just look at raw jobs numbers, but let's look at the percentage increase in jobs numbers over six month periods.  That will even out the jobs numbers, which tend to vary quite a bit month to month.  Each bar represents the % increase in jobs over a 6 month period.

Here is what job growth has looked like over the past five years when calculated as a percentage increase over any running six month period:

Source:  Change in BLS jobs numbers from chart CES0000000001
over any 6 month period as a %