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The decent US jobs report for July in two simple charts

Nikhil Sonnad
By Nikhil Sonnad

Reporter

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The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate rose slightly, to 6.2%. 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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