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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Percentage of workers worldwide who do not have permanent jobs

Percentage of workers worldwide who do not have permanent jobs

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