U.S. jobs report for September

U.S. jobs report

The September jobs report showed continued increases in employment after record losses in April.

Unemployment continues to fall to %

Payrolls continue to rebound

Monthly change in non-farm payrolls

Demographics of the recovery

All groups — by race, age, gender, educational level — remain below pre-pandemic levels. But some have rebounded further than others.
Cumulative jobs lost, February to September

Sector breakdown

All sectors continue to make gains, though remain below pre-pandemic levels.
Cumulative jobs lost, February to September


Note: Before 1950, only annual estimates are available for unemployment


Refinitiv Datastream; Historical Statistics of the United States

By Matthew Weber | Reuters Graphics