The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate came in at 64.8 percent from 64.9 percent the preceding month.
Employment rose to 11,917,200: full-time employment decreased 9,300 to 8,165,600 and part-time employment increased by 20,200 to 3,751,600.
Unemployment increased to 723,300. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work remained steady at 515,000 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work increased by 400 to 208,200.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs decreased 17.9 million hours to 1,613.8 million hours.