EU and US Regional Unemployment Rates, February 2019

Apr 17, 2019
Unemployment Rate in EU and US Regions

The chart above shows the unemployment rate in each EU and US region as of February 2019 (unless otherwise noted - see caveats below), the change from the previous month, and the rate one year prior.  The Eastern EU continues to hold the lowest unemployment rate as it did last month and last year.

EU and US Unemployment Rates, February 2019

Apr 12, 2019
Unemployment Rate in EU and US States

The chart above shows the unemployment rate in each EU and US state as of February 2019 (unless otherwise noted - see caveats below), the change from the previous month, and the rate one year prior.  The Czech Republic is the only state with an unemployment rate below two percent, it is also the only EU state with an unemployment rate below three percent.  Twelve US states have a rate below three percent.

EU and US Regions by Subway Station Density

Apr 9, 2019
Subway Stations per Mile of Track in EU and US Regions

The chart above shows the number of subway stations per mile of track in each region.  Clearly, the EU believes in placing subway stations closer to each other than the US does.

EU and US States by Number of Subway Stations per Length of Track

Apr 3, 2019
Subway Stations per Mile of Track in EU and US States

The chart above shows the number of subway stations per mile of track in each state.  Only four states - all from the EU - have more than two stations for every mile of track.  Conversely, all of the six states that have less than one station per mile of track are from the US.

EU and US Regional Unemployment Rates, January 2019

Mar 29, 2019
Unemployment Rate in EU and US Regions

The chart above shows the unemployment rate in each EU and US region as of January 2019 (unless otherwise noted), the change from the previous month, and the previous year.  Although US regions have some of the lowest unemployment rates, most US regions saw a monthly increase in their unemployment rate while most EU regions saw a monthly improvement.

EU and US Unemployment Rates, January 2019

Mar 26, 2019
Unemployment Rate in EU and US States

The chart above shows the unemployment rate in each EU and US state as of January 2019 (unless otherwise noted), the change from the previous month, and the rate one year prior.  The Eu has both the highest and the lowest unemployment rates.

EU and US Regions by Miles of Subway Track

Mar 4, 2019
Miles of Subway Track in EU and US Regions

The chart above shows the miles of heavy rail subway track within each EU and US region.  The Western EU has more miles of track than the entire US combined.

Unemployment Ratios in the EU and the US, December 2018

Feb 14, 2019
Unemployment Ratios in the EU and the US

The chart above shows the ratio of the state's proportion of unemployed people in the EU and the US to the state's proportion of total people in the EU and the US.  Fourteen states have an unemployed population that makes up a larger proportion of the EU and US total than their total population does.  Thirteen of these states are from the EU.  The only US state that has a greater proportion of unemployed than total population is Alaska.

EU and US Unemployment Rates, December 2018

Feb 11, 2019
Unemployment Rate in EU and US States

The chart above shows the unemployment rate in each EU and US state as of December 2018 (unless otherwise noted).  Although the EU has the state with the lowest unemployment rate, it also has the states with the highest.

Air Travelers per Area in EU and US Regions

Feb 5, 2019
Air Travel per Area in EU and US Regions

The chart above shows the number of passengers that traveled by air for every square mile in each EU and US region.  The leading EU region has more than double the air passengers per square mile than the leading US region.


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