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The complete US jobs report in charts and stats

By Ritchie King
United StatesPublished Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

The US economy added 171,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate rose to 7.9%. 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:

You can read the full report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics here.

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