Overview - Labor Market Information

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Top Statistics - December

  • Unemployment Rate: 7.0%  |  -0.2
  • Labor Force: 18,834,500  |   +11,500
  • Employment: 17,507,200  |   +40,000
  • Unemployment: 1,327,300  |   -28,500
  • Non Farm Jobs: 15,643,900  |   +700
  • UI Initial Claims: 246,100  |   +42,600