By the Numbers

Some scary numbers in the jobs data

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Despite the government shutdown last month, the latest employment figures show the economy added 204,000 jobs in October, an increase of 56,000 month over month, while the unemployment rate rose to 7.3 percent. 

Economists expected the numbers to increase by 120,000.

With an uptick in the unemployment rate, the labor-force participation rate, a measure of both people who are working and those who are actively looking fell by 40 basis points to 62.8 percent, it's lowest level in more than three decades. The 30-year average stands at around 65.8 percent. 

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At the same time, the employment-population ratio, which measures the percentage of adults over 16 who have a job also decreased by 30 basis points to 58.3, the lowest it's been since July 2011.

Below is a breakdown of the jobs report for the month of October. 

Private sector = 212,000

        Natural resources and mining = 5,000

        Construction = 11,000

        Manufacturing = 19,000

        Durable goods = 12,000

        Nondurable goods = 7,000

        Services = 177,000

            Wholesale trade = -5400

            Retail trade = 44,000

            Transportation = 0

            Information and media = 5,000

            Financial service and real estate = 7,000

            Professional and business services = 44,000

            Education and health services= 23,000

            Leisure = 53,000

Government = -8,000

—By CNBC's Pradip Sigdyal and Giovanny Moreano. Follow Giovanny on twitter: @GiovannyMoreano