The complete US jobs report for April in two simple charts

May 03, 2013
May 03, 2013

The US economy added 165,000 jobs in April, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 7.5%. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:

April employment overview

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

April employment by industry

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