The Complete US Jobs Report for December in Two Simple Charts

By Quartz  JAN 04, 2013 10:15 AM

The US economy added 155,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate was 7.8%.

 


The US economy added 155,000 jobs in December, meeting expectations, and the unemployment rate was 7.8%. 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:


This story by Ritchie King originally appeared on Quartz.

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