Snapshot

The perky US jobs report for February in two simple charts

March 7, 2014
March 7, 2014

The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, beating expectations. The unemployment rate rose to 6.7%. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:

jobs-report-chart_unemployment_rates

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

jobs-report-chart_bysector

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