Quiz: CNBC QUIZ: Back to Work
Question 3 of 10
How many US jobs have been lost in The Great Recession?
- 6.5 million
- 8.5 million
- 12.5 million
- 18 million
Almost 8.5 million jobs were lost between December 2007 and June 2009. The unemployment rate has hovered between 9 and 10 percent for nearly two years.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor