The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate increased to 65.0 percent from 64.9 percent in September.
Employment increased to 11,838,200: full-time employment rose 40,000 to 8,171,600 and part-time employment was up by 18,600 to 3,666,600.
Unemployment decreased by 33,400 to 739,500. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work decreased 30,300 to 526,300 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work decreased by 3,100 to 213,200.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs increased 19.1 million hours (+1.2 percent) to 1,660.4 million hours.