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Fewer than 46 per cent of Americans have jobs

The percentage of Americans who have jobs has fallen to the lowest point in three decades and now hovers just above 45 percent of the total population, according to an analysis of labor data published by USA Today.

The report, based on figures provided by the Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showed only 36.7 percent of those in Mississippi working. Employment rates were also low in California and Arizona, where just over 37 percent had jobs.

USA Today features an interactive chart showing every individual state’s total employment figures. Read full article.

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