Employment Chart Roundup

Once again, we’ve scoured the intertubes looking for the most interesting, unusual and informative charts about the Employment Situation, to use the BLS vernacular. 

Here are 10 of the best of what we found (as always, click for larger charts):

Labor Utilization: U3 versus U6 Unemployment

U3-U6-alt.png Courtesy of EconomPic ~~~

Monthly Change in Payroll Employment

(1000s) 2010-0304-payrolls.png courtesy of Briefing.com


Unit Labor Cost Relative to Inflation

(82% correlation) NFP-inflation-corrrelation.png Courtesy of Haver Analytics (David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff)


Unemployment Rate by Educational Attainment


courtesy of Chart of the Day


Temporary Help Hiring

030510-Steinberg_chart1.jpg Courtesy of Bruce Steinberg.net


Some Sectors Show Signs of Life


Courtesy of EconomPic


Comparing Post WW2 Recessions

EmploymentRecessionsFeb2010.jpg Courtesy of CalculatedRisk


NFIB Survey Data:


Courtesy of NFIB


Breakdown of Unemployed by Race, Gender

(Interactive WSJ chart) WSJ-UR-breakdwon.png courtesy of WSJ


Payroll Employment and Hiring Plans


Courtesy of BCA

Originally published at The Big Picture and reproduced here with the author’s permission.
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