The Complete U.S. Jobs Report for May in 2 Simple Charts

By Ritchie S. King

The US economy added 175,000 jobs in May, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6%. Here's the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:

Employment breakdown

Here's what job creation and loss looked like in various industries last month:

Jobs-by-sector-May13-2


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