Overview - Labor Market Information

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Top Statistics - February

  • Unemployment Rate: 6.7%  |  -0.3
  • Labor Force: 18,943,400  |   +5,800
  • Employment: 17,668,300  |   +48,000
  • Unemployment: 1,275,100  |   -42,200
  • Non Farm Jobs: 15,949,200  |   +29,400
  • UI Initial Claims: 198,193  |   -41,007