Oh by the way, how’s the economy going?

Unemployment rate for the past year

unemployment rate may 2013

And from the release:

The labour underutilisation rate was 12.9% in May 2013, up from 12.6% in February 2013. . . .

Despite the increase in total employment, seasonally adjusted aggregate hours worked decreased 11.5 million hours (0.7%) in May 2013 to 1,628.5 million hours.

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