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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