The U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee released the third installment of its “Understanding the Economy: State-by-State Snapshots” 2013 series, which provides easy access to the major economic indicators in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the areas of jobs, unemployment, personal earnings and housing. To view the Executive Summary, click here.
Key economic statistics for each state include:
• Jobs created or lost since the start of the recession;
• Jobs saved or created by the Recovery Act;
• Unemployment rates;
• Per capita earnings; and,
• The condition of the housing sector.
To view your state's snapshot report, click on the below links:
Click here to view the Explanation of New Job Loss and Unemployment Chart.
Click here to view the Post-9/11 and Total Veterans' Unemployment Rates by State.
The Joint Economic Committee, established under the Employment Act of 1946, was created by Congress to review economic conditions and to analyze the effectiveness of economic policy.