Skip to navigationSkip to content
SNAPSHOT

The complete US jobs report in charts and stats

United States

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.

Subscribe to the Daily Brief, our morning email with news and insights you need to understand our changing world.