Tuesday, 20 January 2009

If this is America, what is the situation over here....


America now has more people employed in government than manufacturing.

H/Ts Jeff H & Rico

3 comments:

Sigivald said...

Manufacturing gets more efficient over time.

Government jobs don't.

steveH said...

Even counting that, those are an awful lot of government jobs.

Akheloios said...

The Government Job growth rate almost exactly matches the population growth rate.

What the problem seems to be is that working class manufacturing job growth has stagnated or even declined over the same period.