Trump vs. Obama Economy Numbers

Trump vs. Obama First Year Economy Numbers

Trump vs. Obama Economy Numbers

Trump inherited a good economy with unemployment rate at 4.7 %. Obama came in with the worst jobs loss in 34 years. Trump misleads with fake talking points. He came in with near record lows on the economy and black unemployment.


Unemployment:
Obama: Dropped from 7.6% to 4.7%
Trump: Dropped from 4.7 % to 3.9%

Trump constantly brags about Black unemployment being the lowest in history so let's look at the numbers.

Black Unemployment rate:
Obama: Dropped from 16.5% to 7%
Trump: Dropped from 7% to 6.9%

 

Increase in Dow Jones in 1st year:

- Obama from Jan 20, 2009 to Jan 4, 2010: 33.2%
- Trump from Jan 20, 2017 to Jan 4, 2018: 26.5%

Increase in S&P 500 in 1st year:
- Obama from Jan 20, 2009 to Jan 4, 2010: 40.7%
- Trump from Jan 20, 2017 to Jan 4, 2018: 20.0%

 

Jobs created under Obama:

2011- 2,091 mil

2012- 2,142 mil

2013- 2,302 mil

2014- 2,998 mil

2015- 2,713 mil

2016- 2,240 mil


Jobs created under Trump:
2017- 2,055 mil

 

 

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