That’s a wrap on the first quarter of 2019.
We saw little change in unemployment, but job gains slowed by 27% quarter over quarter. Review the statistics outlined in our Q1 2019 Job Report infographic below. Combining stats from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly Employment Situation Report with data from LinkedIn’s Workforce Report, the infographic provides you with a quick summary of quarter one.
For an enlarged version of the infographic click on the image below:
Q1 2019 Job Report
Average Monthly Jobs Added: 173K
Average Monthly Unemployment: 3.9%
UNEMPLOYMENT BY GENDER:
WHERE ARE THE JOBS?:
Healthcare: +112,000 jobs
Hospitality: +101,000 jobs
Professional, Business and Technical Services: +106,000 jobs
CITIES THAT GAINED THE MOST WORKERS:
San Diego, CA