Today’s Jobs Report in Pictures

October 22, 2013 at 9:40 am

Today’s jobs report, which was delayed from October 4 by the government shutdown, shows that the labor market recovery remains disappointingly slow. Employment remains well below normal levels, and long-term unemployment remains near historic highs.

Below are some charts to show how the new figures look in historical context. Check here for my full statement with further analysis.

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Chad Stone is Chief Economist at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, where he specializes in the economic analysis of budget and policy issues. You can follow him on Twitter @ChadCBPP.

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