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The complete US jobs report for April in two simple charts

By Ritchie King
Published Last updated on This article is more than 2 years old.

The US economy added 165,000 jobs in April, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 7.5%. 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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