2011 in Graphs: AAM breaks down the numbers for the past year

Posted by smorgante on 12/29/2011

With a hat tip to Ezra Klein for the inspiration, here’s AAM’s Year in Graphs!

This February, we brought you the following chart, showing job creation from January 2010-January 2011:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now here’s what the chart looks like at the close of 2011:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And to put it all in context, here’s what all of those gains look like compared to the jobs lost since January 2000:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some other important charts from 2011:

The connection between state budget deficits and the loss of manufacturing jobs:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

China’s Share of our overall Manufacturing Trade Deficit:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comparing the American currency balance to other countries:



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