Snapshot

The complete US jobs report for January in two simple charts

February 7, 2014
February 7, 2014

The US economy added 113,000 jobs in January, falling short of expectations. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.6%. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:

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

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