Friday, April 01, 2016

Employment Situation: Nonfarm Payrolls and Civilian Unemployment March 2016

Today's Employment Situation Report indicated that in March, net non-farm payrolls increased by a 215,000 jobs overall with the private non-farm payrolls sub-component adding 195,000 jobs while the civilian unemployment increased to 5.0% over the same period.

Net private sector jobs increased 0.16% since last month climbing 2.25% above the level seen a year ago and climbing 4.93% above the peak level of employment seen in December 2007 prior to the Great Recession.