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Friday, May 2, 2014

How Many Jobs Were Created or Lost in April 2014?

April 2015 numbers were released this morning, Friday, May 8.  Details HERE.  Check back for updates throughout the day.
  +223,000 jobs, Unemp. Rate down slightly to 5.4%.

All latest jobs and unemployment reports from 2011 to 2015 HERE.
How many jobs lost or created in 2014? HERE! 

All April 2014 highlights and reports are listed HERE.

In April 2014:
  • 288,000 TOTAL payroll jobs were ADDED in seasonally adjusted numbers.
  • 273,000 PRIVATE payroll sector jobs were ADDED in seasonally adjusted numbers.
  • 15,000 GOVERNMENT (federal, state, and local) jobs were added in April. 
  • 73,000 FEWER people employed.
  • 412,000 MORE people employed full-time.
  • 398,000 FEWER people employed part-time.
  • 806,000 FEWER people in the civilian labor force (people either working or looking for work).
  • 733,000 FEWER people unemployed.
  • Unemployment rate drops significantly to 6.3% (from 6.7%) primarily due to the large number of people who left the labor force in April.

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