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The perky US jobs report for February in two simple charts

David Yanofsky
By David Yanofsky

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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:

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

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