Posted: 18 May 2014
… The above charts post a rather dim view of the recovery since the start of the recession.
In the core age 25-54 age group, the population is down 1,053,000 but employment is down a whopping 4,614,000.
Thus, in the 25-54 age group, roughly 3,561,000 people are not working who should be working. The figure is higher if you include other age groups.
Clearly things are not close to normal. …