-The stock market lost almost 90% of its value between 1929 and 1933.
-Around 11,000 banks failed during the Great Depression, leaving many with no savings.
-In 1929, unemployment was around 3%. In 1933, it was 25%, with 1 out of every 4 people out of work.
-The average family income dropped by 40% during the Great Depression.
-More than $1 billion in bank deposits were lost due to bank closings.
-Around 300,000 companies went out of business.
-Hundreds of thousands of families could not pay their mortgages and were evicted from their homes.
-Millions of people migrated away from the Dust Bowl region in the Midwest. Around 200,000 migrants moved to California.