Yearly Bar Chart

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The first chart shows that the contraction in employment in 2009 was twice as bad as it was during the 2002 recession.

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The next chart is the same as above, but uses our adjusted data series, which accounts for tax cuts and the 2010 Census hiring:

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Note: These charts use the calendar year as opposed to the federal government’s fiscal year which begins in October.