POPULAR INDICES: [United States][Economy][Dogs][Religion][China]
HARPER'S RECOMMENDS: [China][censorship][jobs][elections]

Estimated number of new secretarial jobs that will be created by 1990: 700000

Estimated number of new secretarial jobs that will be created by 1990: 700000

Computer-programming jobs: 112,000

Computer-programming jobs: 112,000

New jobs that were created in 1983: 3,800,000

New jobs that were created in 1983: 3,800,000

Number of local-government jobs lost since 2010

Number of local-government jobs lost since 2010

Portion of those jobs that were in education: 3/4

Portion of those jobs that were in education: 3/4

Number of Americans who quit their jobs each workday: 50,000

Number of Americans who quit their jobs each workday: 50,000

Number of manufacturing jobs New England has gained since 1982: 64,650

Number of manufacturing jobs New England has gained since 1982: 64,650

Change in the number of jobs in Houston since 1982: ???82,500

Change in the number of jobs in Houston since 1982: ???82,500

In Detroit: +53,000

In Detroit: +53,000

Number of jobs created during the Carter Administration: 10,600,000

Number of jobs created during the Carter Administration: 10,600,000

During the Reagan Administration: 7,800,000

During the Reagan Administration: 7,800,000

Number of new government jobs created since 2000: 721,000

Number of new government jobs created since 2000: 721,000

Number of factory jobs that China has lost since 1995: 25,000,000

Number of factory jobs that China has lost since 1995: 25,000,000

Number of manufacturing jobs that China has lost since 1996: 21,000,000

Number of manufacturing jobs that China has lost since 1996: 21,000,000

Minimum number of jobs currently open in Antarctica: 676

Minimum number of jobs currently open in Antarctica: 676

Number of jobs lost by African-American women during the recession: 233,000

Number of jobs lost by African-American women during the recession: 233,000

During the first two years of the recovery: 258,000

During the first two years of the recovery: 258,000

Percentage of the 417,000 jobs Bush says have been created this year that were government-financed summer jobs: 40

Percentage of the 417,000 jobs Bush says have been created this year that were government-financed summer jobs: 40

Ratio of the number of jobs created to jobs lost in U.S. communities where military bases have closed since 1961: 5:3

Ratio of the number of jobs created to jobs lost in U.S. communities where military bases have closed since 1961: 5:3

Ratio of aerospace jobs lost in California last year to the number of new jobs in the film industry: 1:2

Ratio of aerospace jobs lost in California last year to the number of new jobs in the film industry: 1:2

Ratio of California prison jobs created between 1984 and 1994 to state jobs in higher education cut during that time: 3:1

Ratio of California prison jobs created between 1984 and 1994 to state jobs in higher education cut during that time: 3:1

Amount by which the number of government jobs in the U.S. exceeds the number of manufacturing jobs: 5,129,000

Amount by which the number of government jobs in the U.S. exceeds the number of manufacturing jobs: 5,129,000

Number of the 25 largest U.S. cities in which immigrants hold more white-collar jobs than blue-collar jobs: 14

Number of the 25 largest U.S. cities in which immigrants hold more white-collar jobs than blue-collar jobs: 14

Number of U.S. retail jobs Doritos Locos tacos created in the past year, according to Taco Bell

Number of U.S. retail jobs Doritos Locos tacos created in the past year, according to Taco Bell

Number of retail jobs created worldwide by Apple in that same period

Number of retail jobs created worldwide by Apple in that same period

Share this Index
YOUR RECENT SEARCHES: [jobs]

Engineers funded by the United States military were working on electrical brain implants that will enable the creation of remote-controlled sharks.

Malaysian police were seeking fifteen people who appeared in an online video of the Malaysia-International Nude Sports Games 2014 Extravaganza, and Spanish police fined six Swiss tourists conducting an orgy in the back of a moving van for not wearing their seatbelts.

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada