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The New Jobs Report in 2 Charts

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People wait in line before the Dr. King Career Fair at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y, April 11, 2013.(AP Photo/Mike Groll)

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in May, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6%. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:

Employment breakdown

 

Here’s what job creation and loss looked like in various industries last month:

Jobs-by-sector-May13



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