July Job Numbers by the Solman Scale

BY News Desk  August 5, 2011 at 10:35 AM EDT

The Labor Department reported Friday that hiring increased in July and the unemployment rate dipped to 9.1 percent. Below you’ll find our Solman Scale jobs graphic, a different way to examine the larger picture of unemployment though a series of economic data points as designed by economics correspondent Paul Solman and his Making Sense team.

We’ll have more analysis from Paul later Friday. Stay tuned.