Businesses stepped up their hiring in July, but the unemployment rate ticked higher anyway.
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
Explore the July jobs report
Employers said they added 163,000 jobs in the month, according to a Labor Department report released Friday, much better than the 95,000 jobs economists had forecast.
But at the same time, the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose to 8.3% as households claimed they lost 195,000 jobs.
Explore the jobs report on your own! Click the infographic to expand.
Designer: Samira Khoshnood