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Labor Force Statistics Latest Numbers

Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Rate:5.0% in Dec 2015Historical Data

Change in Unemployment Level:-20,000 in Dec 2015Historical Data

Change in Employment Level:+485,000 in Dec 2015Historical Data

Change in Civilian Labor Force Level:+466,000 in Dec 2015Historical Data

Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate:62.6% in Dec 2015Historical Data

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The top charts of 2015

On some fronts, the economy is steadily recovering from the Great Recession. The unemployment rate is down, and the pace of monthly job growth is healing some of the damage inflicted by the downturn. But as EPI’s top charts of 2015 illustrate, the economy remains far from fully recovered—and is still failing ordinary Americans, who...

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