The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate decreased to 64.9 percent from 65.0 percent in August.
Employment decreased to 11,769,900: full-time employment fell by 13,900 to 8,124,400 and part-time employment was up by 8,900 to 3,645,500.
Unemployment decreased by 8,100 to 772,500. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work decreased 6,000 to 556,100 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work decreased by 2,200 to 216,500.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs increased 12.2 million hours (+0.7 percent) to 1,638.0 million hours.