The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate stood at 65.2 percent, unchanged from the preceding month.
Employment fell to 11,894,500: full-time employment decreased 40,600 to 8,185,800 and part-time employment increased by 32,700 to 3,708,700.
Unemployment increased by 30,200 to 761,400. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work increased by 25,600 to 544,100 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work increased by 4,600 to 217,300.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs increased 10.9 million hours to 1,656.0 million hours.