The Wrong Direction

 

2009

2013

Change

National Debt

$10.6 Trillion

$16.4 Trillion

+$5.8 Trillion

Unemployment Rate

7.8%

7.9%

+0.1%

Number of people no longer in the labor force

80.5 Million

89.5 Million

+8.5 Million

Average Cost of a Family Health Insurance Plan

$13,375

$20,728

+$7,353

Average Cost of a Gallon of Gas

$1.90

$3.61

+$1.71