The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate remained steady at 64.7 percent from a revised April 2015 estimate.
Employment increased to 11,759,600. Full-time employment rose by 14,700 to 8,128,600 and part-time employment increased by 27,300 to 3,630,900 persons in May 2015 (seasonally adjusted). Unemployment decreased by 22,000 to 745,200.
The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work decreased 23,500 to 514,500 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work increased 1,500 to 230,800.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked series increased 2.2 million hours (0.1 percent) in May 2015 to 1,631.8 million hours.