June 2013 Jobs Numbers and Unemployment Rate were released Friday, July 5th.
- 195,000 new nonfarm payroll jobs (net)
- 202,000 new private sector nonfarm jobs
- April, May jobs numbers revised upwards by 70,000.
- Unemployment rate about even at 7.6%. (The unemployment rate actually increased from 7.55% to 7.56%)
- Number of people unemployed increased by 17,000 as 177,000 people entered or re-entered the labor force and started looking for jobs.
- Government lost 7,000 jobs
- Civilian labor force expanded by 177,000
- People employed (includes farm workers and the self-employed) increased by 160,000
- Alternate (U-6) unemployment rate increased .5% due to increases in the the number of discouraged workers, the number of marginally-attached workers, the number of people working part-time because they could not find full-time work, and the total increase in the labor force.
- The percent of people working full-time increased very slightly over the past year from 80.45% to 80.5%.
Watch this post. As details and reports are published Friday, the following links will be added and updated.
- Private Sector Job Loss/Growth Since 2008 w/ Graph - JUNE update
- What Was the Unemployment Rate When Obama Took Office (compared to today)? - JUNE 2013 update
- How Many Jobs Created or Lost Under Obama? - JUNE 2013 update
- Jobs Lost/Gained Year by Year Since 1999 - JUNE update
- Private/Government Jobs Gained/Lost Month by Month 2011 to 2013 - JUNE update
- How Many Jobs Have Been Created in 2013 to date? - JUNE update
- How Many Government Jobs Lost or Added Under Obama? - JUNE update
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