jobs created during each presidency

Jobs Created During Each Presidency Term

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U.S. PresidentPartyTerm yearsStart jobsEnd jobsCreatedAve Annual Increase
Barack ObamaD2009–2015133,631,000136,939,0003,308,0000.24%
George W. BushR2005–2009132,502,000133,631,0001,129,0000.21%
George W. BushR2001–2005132,466,000132,453,000-13,000-0.00%
Bill ClintonD1997–2001121,231,000132,466,00011,233,0002.24%
Bill ClintonD1993–1997109,725,000121,233,00011,507,0002.52%
George H. W. BushR1989–1993107,133,000109,726,0002,593,0000.60%
Ronald ReaganR1985–198996,353,000107,133,00010,780,0002.69%
Ronald ReaganR1981–198591,031,00096,353,0005,322,0001.43%
Jimmy CarterD1977–198180,692,00091,031,00010,339,0003.06%
Nixon/FordR1973–197775,620,00080,692,0005,072,0001.64%
Richard NixonR1969–197369,438,00075,620,0006,182,0002.16%
Lyndon JohnsonD1965–196959,583,00069,438,0009,855,0003.90%
Kennedy / JohnsonD1961–196553,683,00059,583,0005,900,0002.64%
Dwight EisenhowerR1957–196152,888,00053,683,000795,0000.37%
Dwight EisenhowerR1953–195750,145,00052,888,0002,743,0001.34%
Harry TrumanD1949–195344,675,00050,145,0005,470,0002.93%
Roosevelt / TrumanD1945–194941,903,00044,675,0002,772,0001.61%
Franklin RooseveltD1941–194534,480,00041,903,0007,423,0005.00%
Franklin RooseveltD1937–194131,200,00034,480,0003,280,0002.53% **
Franklin RooseveltD1933–193725,700,00031,200,0005,500,0004.97% **
Herbert HooverR1929–193332,100,00025,700,000-6,400,000-5.41% **
Calvin CoolidgeR1925–192929,500,00032,100,0002,600,0002.13% **
Harding / CoolidgeR1921–192525,000,00029,500,0004,500,0004.23% **
**Approximate
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Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 5, 2016

Jobs Created During Each Presidency Term

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