Overview - Labor Market Information

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Top Statistics - February

  • Unemployment Rate: 8.0%  |   -0.1
  • Labor Force: 18,609,700  |   +35,700
  • Employment: 17,112,700  |   +44,700
  • Unemployment: 1,497,000  |   -9,000
  • Non Farm Jobs: 15,350,000  |   +58,800
  • UI Initial Claims: 253,300  |   -47,200