Net job creation rate over time in Connecticut and the US

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The Census Bureau recently released Business Dynamics Statistics data measuring entrepreneurial growth and job flow between 1977 and 2013.

The report also includes various data visualization tools for visitors to dive deeper and explore the data that looks at startups, job creation and destruction by a business firm’s size, age, sector, and state.

Net job growth is the difference between gross job creation and gross job destruction.

Explore the interactive above to see how a state’s net job creation rate has changed over time.

In Connecticut, the rate was hit particularly hard in the early ’90s and the Great Recession starting in 2009.

Since then, the net job creation rate has grown until it dropped in 2012 to .1 percent.

What do you think?

  • Joseph Brzezinski

    the same sequence from the peak employment in 2008 to 2013 showin net growth from 2008 would give a more complete overview of the recovery from the great recession, no?