Friday, November 06, 2015

Employment Situation: Nonfarm Payrolls and Civilian Unemployment October 2015

Today's Employment Situation Report indicated that in October, net non-farm payrolls increased by a by a notable 271,000 jobs overall with the private non-farm payrolls sub-component adding 268,000 jobs while the civilian unemployment rate declined to 5.0% over the same period.

Net private sector jobs increased 0.22% since last month climbing 2.30% above the level seen a year ago and climbing 4.32% above the peak level of employment seen in December 2007 prior to the Great Recession.