The economy added 103,000 jobs last month. While that's enough to calm recession fears, that level of hiring won't lower the unemployment rate, which remained 9.1 percent for a third straight month.

Here are some details from the report:

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE BY GROUP:
(Numbers in percentages)
 Sept. 2011Aug. 2011Sept. 2010
White:888.7
Black:1616.716.1
Hispanic:11.311.312.5
Asian (not seasonally adjusted):7.87.16.4
 
Adult men:8.88.99.7
Adult women:8.188
 
Teenagers:24.625.426
20-24 years old:14.714.814.9
25-54 years old:8.18.18.7
55 and over:6.76.67.2
 
Veterans of Iraq/Afghanistan:11.79.810.2
(not seasonally adjusted)
 
No high school diploma:1414.315.4
High school graduates:9.79.610
Some college:8.48.29.1
College graduates:4.24.34.5
 
DURATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT:
Average length (weeks):40.540.333.4
Jobless 6 months or more (pct.):44.642.941.8
 
JOB CHANGES BY SECTOR:Sept. 2011Aug. 2011
(net number of jobs)
Total jobs added:103,00057,000
Private employers:137,00042,000
Construction:26,000-7,000
Education and health care:45,00038,000
Manufacturing:-13,000-4,000
Recreation, restaurants, hotels:-4,00010,000
Professional and business services *48,00038,000
Retail:13,600-800
Government:-34,00015,000

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