The Complete US Jobs Report for July in Two Big Charts

By Derek Thompson

The US economy added 162,000 jobs in July, falling short of expectations, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.4%. 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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