2,362 millionaires got unemployment in 2009

  • Thu Sep 27th, 2012 9:51pm
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Face the Facts USA

In 2009, 2,362 American millionaires collected unemployment. Nearly 1 million Americans reporting at least a six-figure income ($100,000-plus) also did so.

These recipients accounted for 8.4 percent of all unemployment compensation filers in 2009.

On the other hand, unemployment benefit recipients who earned less than $100,000 totaled about 10.3 million (10,290,362) Americans in 2009.

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