100% of U.S. Employment Growth Since 2000 Went to Immigrants
Mike “Mish” Shedlock
June 29, 2014
The Center for Immigration Studies reports All Employment Growth Since 2000 Went to Immigrants.
Actually, greater than 100% of jobs went to immigrants because the number of non-immigrants holding a job is negative, and the total must equal 100%.
On a population adjusted basis, the numbers look horrific. Population-wise, native US citizens account for two-thirds of the working-age population growth, yet fewer work today.
Here’s the harsh reality: 17 million working-age native US citizens were not working in the first quarter of 2014 than in 2000.
Let’s dive into the interesting 29 page report by Steven A. Camarota and Karen Zeigler. Here are some items of interest from the report.