The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate decreased to 65.0 percent from 65.1 percent in July.
Employment increased to 11,775,800: full-time employment rose by 11,500 to 8,141,000 and part-time employment was up by 5,900 to 3,634800.
Unemployment decreased by 14,400 to 781,100. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work decreased 3,500 to 561,400 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work decreased by 11,000 to 219,700.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs decreased 0.6 million hours to 1,623.8 million hours.