Random Employment Numbers Around the World

Originally posted April 30, 2017.

24.6%: Greece unemployment rate*

3.4% Switzerland unemployment rate*

11,374,200: number of Americans in manufacturing, as of 2014**

22,235,700: number of Americans working in federal, state, or local government, as of 2014**

114,000,000: number of manufacturing workers in China

22%: China’s share of manufacturing activity throughout the world

17.4% United States share of manufacturing activity throughout the world

$10,000: Average income per person per year worldwide

5.6 million: number of American employees working for foreign companies


*CIA World Factbook

**Bureau of Labor Statistics

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