The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate stood at 64.9 percent, down 0.2 percentage points from the preceding month.
Employment rose to 11,884,000: full-time employment increased 15,900 to 8,192,600 and part-time employment decreased by 15,600 to 3,691,500.
Unemployment decreased to 732,600. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work decreased by 18,200 to 525,200 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work decreased by 9,100 to 207,400.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs decreased 2.0 million hours to 1,652.6 million hours.