Snapshot

The surprisingly great US jobs report for October in two simple charts

November 8, 2013
November 8, 2013

The US economy added 204,000 jobs in October, blowing away expectations, though the unemployment rate rose to 7.3%. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:

jobs-overview-oct2

Here’s what job creation and loss looked like in various industries last month:

Jobs-by-sector-Oct13

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