Friday, December 02, 2016

Employment Situation: Nonfarm Payrolls and Civilian Unemployment November 2016

The latest Employment Situation Report indicated that in November, net non-farm payrolls increased by 178,000 jobs overall with the private non-farm payrolls sub-component adding 156,000 jobs while the civilian unemployment decreased to 4.6% over the same period.

Net private sector jobs increased 0.13% since last month climbing 1.68% above the level seen a year ago and climbing 5.96% above the peak level of employment seen in December 2007 prior to the Great Recession.