These 11 charts capture the state of the US labour market right now

In July, the US economy added 215,000 jobs while the unemployment rate held steady at 5.3%.

But aside from the headline numbers, the report showed that the labour market continues to make steady gains.

The number of long-term unemployed continued to fall, while teen unemployment fell to its lowest level in years.

Along with the jobs report, the Bureau of Labour Statistics publishes a chartbook which paints a picture of a steadily improving labour market in the US.

Here are the 11 charts that tell the whole story.

It's pretty simple: The unemployment rate is at a 7-year low.

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And all measures of unemployment have been trending steadily downward.

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The unemployment rate for teenagers plunged in July to the lowest since 2008.

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While unemployment across demographic lines continues to fall.

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Unemployment for workers without a high school degree hasn't budged in a year.

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As for the unemployed, the number of folks considered 'long-term unemployed' is falling.

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While the number of people who consider themselves out of the workforce is falling.

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For those who are working, part-time work is falling.

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And the number of people working part-time because it's the only work they can find is plunging, though this remains above pre-recession levels.

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The percentage of people working is inching higher.

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And the total number of people working is near a record high.

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