Trends

Mint Map: The Year of Unemployment

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As we enter the new year, there are many signs of hope for an economic recovery. But there’s one area that continues to cause concern. Throughout 2009, unemployment rates increased across the entire US, as struggling businesses were forced to downsize. Of course, some states were hit harder than others. This map shows the year-over-year change for each state, along with the current unemployment rate as of November 2009.

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