Interactive: Job Gains and Losses 2007-2012

Source: Carla Uriona, Mary Mahling, Ben Wieder,, May 23, 2012

Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added jobs in the past 12 months, but the U.S. has 4.8 million fewer jobs that it did in 2008. North Dakota led the pack with a 7.2 percent increase, but the national growth rate was only 1.1 percent. Seven states lost jobs.

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