Be the first to like this
U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, representing below-average growth but exceeding some expectations. The unemployment rate increased 10 basis points to 6.7 percent, causing some to blame this winter’s frigid weather on halted growth. Unemployment for high school and college graduates remains lower, and labor force participation among this key demographic is up, though still suppressed. Total unemployment remains above historic norms at 12.6 percent.
See details on the data, including demographic, geographic and industry breakdowns, in this report featuring research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and JLL.