In October, the seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate came in at 64.4 percent, similar to the previous month's figure.
Employment increased 9,800 to 11,938,900: full-time employment rose 41,500 to 8,126,390 and part-time employment decreased by 31,700 to 3,812,000.
Unemployment fell 2,000 to 705,100. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work increased 700 to 494,300 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work decreased by 2,700 to 210,800.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs increased 14.3 million hours to 1,674.8 million hours.