|Credit: Calculated Risk|
Friday, February 7, 2014
Unemployment rate down 0.1% to 6.6%, 113,000 new non-farm payroll jobs created.
Fresh electrons from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: in January, there were 113,000 new non-farm payroll jobs created. The unemployment rate went down 0.1% to 6.6%. The broader U6 measurement of unemployment was down 0.4% to 12.7%.
Chemical manufacturing employment was up 1,200 to 796,100 positions.
Unemployment for college degree holders was down 0.1% to 3.2%; unemployment for those without high school degrees was down 0.2% to 9.6%.
Thanks, as always, for the graph to Calculated Risk.