Between April and July, employers added 9.2 million jobs to the payrolls. More than half of that growth occurred in June, when 4.8 million jobs were added to the payroll. In July, 1.8 million jobs were added.
Two industries, the retail trade and the leisure and hospitality sector, accounted for 58.7% of the growth since April.
The retail industry had 14.8 million jobs in July, 5.3% fewer jobs than the 15.6 million jobs in March. The leisure and hospitality industry had 12.5 million jobs in July, 22.3% lower than the 16.1 million jobs in March.