Overview - Labor Market Information

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Top Statistics - August

  • Unemployment Rate: 7.4%  |   +0.0
  • Labor Force: 18,597,900  |   +16,400
  • Employment: 17,223,700  |   +15,300
  • Unemployment: 1,374,200  |   +1,100
  • Non Farm Jobs: 15,539,600  |   +44,200
  • UI Initial Claims: 205,700  |   -41,400