Labor Force Participation Plunges To 30-Year Low As Another 522,000 People Drop Out

People Not In Labor Force Soar By 522,000, Labor Force Participation Rate Lowest Since 1981 – Zero Hedge

It is just getting sad now. In April the number of people not in the labor force rose by a whopping 522,000 from 87,897,000 to 88,419,000. This is the highest on record.

The flip side, and the reason why the unemployment rate dropped to 8.1%, is that the labor force participation rate just dipped to a new 30 year low of 64.3%.

Labor force participation Rate:


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People not in labor force:


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