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Change: Percent Of Americans Working Lowest Since Reagan

Posted By admin On April 14, 2011 @ 10:39 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

More Americans leaving workforce

Dennis Cauchon,
April 14, 2011

The share of the population that is working fell to its lowest level last year since women started entering the workforce in large numbers three decades ago, a USA TODAY analysis finds.

Only 45.4% of Americans had jobs in 2010, the lowest rate since 1983 and down from a peak of 49.3% in 2000. Last year, just 66.8% of men had jobs, the lowest on record.

The bad economy, an aging population and a plateau in women working are contributing to changes that pose serious challenges for financing the nation’s social programs.

“What’s wrong with the economy may be speeding up trends that are already happening,” says Marc Goldwein, policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a non-partisan group favoring smaller deficits.

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[4] Just 58% of work-age Americans have jobs, lowest since July 1983: http://www.prisonplanet.com/just-58-of-work-age-americans-have-jobs-lowest-since-july-1983.html

[5] There Are 100 Million Working Age Americans That Do Not Have Jobs: http://www.prisonplanet.com/there-are-100-million-working-age-americans-that-do-not-have-jobs.html

[6] Plundering the middle class – 35 percent of American households live on $35,000 or less each year. Bailouts a success for the wealthiest 5 percent of Americans: http://www.prisonplanet.com/plundering-the-middle-class-%e2%80%93-35-percent-of-american-households-live-on-35000-or-less-each-year-bailouts-a-success-for-the-wealthiest-5-percent-of-americans.html

[7] Germany’s birthrate is the lowest in Europe – and falling fast: http://www.prisonplanet.com/germanys-birthrate-is-the-lowest-in-europe-and-falling-fast.html

[8] More Than 101 Million Working Age Americans Do Not Have A Job: http://www.prisonplanet.com/more-than-101-million-working-age-americans-do-not-have-a-job.html

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