The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate increased to 65.8 percent from 64.8 percent in June.
Employment increased to 11,810,700: full-time employment rose by 12,400 to 8,170,400 and part-time employment was up by 26,100 to 3,640,300.
Unemployment increased by 40,100 to 800,700. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work increased 23,600 to 568,100 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work decreased by 16,500 to 232,600.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked series decreased 3.4 million hours (-0.2 percent) to 1,633.2 million hours.