Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Employment Situation: Nonfarm Payrolls and Civilian Unemployment July 2017

The latest Employment Situation Report indicated that in July, net non-farm payrolls increased by 209,000 jobs overall with the private non-farm payrolls sub-component adding 205,000 jobs while the civilian unemployment rate declined to 4.3% over the same period.

Net private sector jobs increased 0.17% since last month climbing 1.68% above the level seen a year ago and climbing 7.08% above the peak level of employment seen in December 2007 prior to the Great Recession.