It said the number of U.S. job postings on the Internet rose to 4.7 million on Dec. 1, up from 2.7 million a year earlier. The company daily collects listings from corporate and job-posting websites, removing duplicates.
Job postings on Indeed were up 74.07% from December 2009 to December 2010.
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4.7 million – 2.7 million = +2 million
2 million / 2.7 million = 74.07%