In September, the seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate came in at 64.5 percent from 64.7 percent in the prior month.
Employment fell 9,800 to 11,947,200: full-time employment decreased 53,000 to 8,105,300 and part-time employment increased by 43,200 to 3,841,900.
Unemployment decreased 12,500 to 705,100. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work decreased 7,400 to 492,300 and the number of unemployed persons only looking for part-time work decreased by 5,100 to 212,800.
Seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked in all jobs increased 4.0 million hours to 1,660.0 million hours.