While the economy added 211,000 jobs in November, the number of Americans not participating in the work force exceeded 94 million for a fourth month in a row, according to Labor Department data released Friday.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 94,446,000 people (ages 16 and over) in the U.S. were neither employed nor had made an effort to find work in the prior four weeks during the month of October.

The raw participation number represented a decline of 67,000 from October’s participation number and a decline of 164,000 compared to September’s record when 94,610,000 Americans were not participating in the workforce.

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