The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate decreased to 65.1 percent from 65.3 percent in the preceding month.
Employment fell to 11,902,300: full-time employment rose 17,600 to 8,228,700 and part-time employment was down by 18,500 to 3,673,600.
Unemployment decreased by 10,900 to 727,500. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work decreased 2,600 to 515,000 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work fell by 8,400 to 212,500.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs increased 0.3 million hours to 1,645.2 million hours.