5.4 — Michigan’s unemployment rate in April.
5.4 — The national unemployment rate in April.
9/2000 — The last time Michigan unemployment was as low as the rate for the nation as a whole.
410,000 — The increase in Michigan jobs since the end of the recession.
7.6 percent — The percentage of state GDP generated by auto and auto parts manufacturing in 2012.
25.1 percent — The percent of state GDP generated by motor vehicle and equipment manufacturing in 1965.