Economic Indicators

Employment and Unemployment: National

Updated: February 2, 2018

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ national employment report.

News from EPI › January’s jobs report shows hopeful signs, but in line with long term trends | 8:56 am, February 2, 2018
Today’s job report marks the first full year of labor market data under the Trump administration. The economy added 200,000 jobs in January, which brings the average monthly job creation under the Trump administration to 176,000—slower than each of the last five years of the Obama administration, but still enough to keep up with the growing population.

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