January 2019 LABOR FORCE SURVEY (LFS) RESULTS

The January 2019 LFS round shows that the labor force participation rate (LFPR) dropped to 60.2 percent from 62. 2 percent a year ago. While employment gains were recorded in the industry and services sector, these were negated by employment losses in agriculture as the overall employment level declined to 41.368 million from 41.755 million, continue reading