The so-so US jobs report for March in two simple charts

The US economy added 192,000 jobs in March, falling slightly short of expectations. The unemployment rate held steady 6.7%. 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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