The slow, widely-varying recovery from devastating manufacturing losses in Midwestern industrial states, including Ohio, raises questions about when industry can reach the same strength it had before the recession.
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Recession and recovery: Manufacturing output by Midwestern industrial state
Illinois 2007-09: $75.9B to $66B (down 13.11%)
2009-12: $66B to $79.9B (up 21.1%)
Indiana 2007-09: $72.5B to $54.6B (down 24.6%)
2009-12: $54.6B to $73.1B (up 33.7%)
Kentucky 2007-09: $27.7B to $20.1B (down 27.3%)
2009-12: $20.138B to $26.448B (up 31.33%)
Michigan 2007-09: $72.046B to $39.730B (down 44.85%)
2009-12: $39.730B to $63.776B (up 60.52%)
Ohio: 2007-09: $84.297B to $59.158B (down 29.82%)
2009-12: $59.158B to $74.984B (up 26.75%)
Pa.: 2007-09: $67.797B to $58.371B (down 13.90%)
2009-12: $58.371B to $60.718B (up 4%)
Wis.: 2007-09: $46.6B to $37.6B (down 19.3%)
2009-12: $37.6B to $45.2B (up 20.3%)
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Business and Industry Council.
The Midwestern States manufacturing clawback:
Manufacturing job losses from 2002-09/Gains from 09-May 13/% rise from Dec. ‘09/Total Mfg. employment May 2013
Note: Source - Bureau of Labor Statistics, seasonally adjusted.