UNDER TRUMP US Department of Labor: 211,000 Jobs created in April (MAGA)

*Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 211,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was
little changed at 4.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in
leisure and hospitality, health care and social assistance, financial activities, and mining.

Household Survey Data

Both the unemployment rate, at 4.4 percent, and the number of unemployed persons, at 7.1 million,
changed little in April. Over the year, the unemployment rate has declined by 0.6 percentage point, and
the number of unemployed has fallen by 854,000. (See table A-1.)

Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rate for adult men declined to 4.0 percent in
April. The jobless rates for adult women (4.1 percent), teenagers (14.7 percent), Whites (3.8 percent),
Blacks (7.9 percent), Asians (3.2 percent), and Hispanics (5.2 percent) showed little change. (See
tables A-1, A-2, and A-3.)

Establishment Survey Data

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 211,000 in April. Employment rose in leisure and
hospitality, health care and social assistance, financial activities, and mining. (See table B-1.)
In April, leisure and hospitality added 55,000 jobs. Employment in food services and drinking places
continued to trend up over the month (+26,000) and has increased by 260,000 over the year.
Employment in health care and social assistance increased by 37,000 in April.

Health care employment continued to trend up over the month (+20,000). This is in line with the industry’s average
monthly job growth during the first quarter of this year but below the average gain of 32,000 per month
in 2016. Social assistance added 17,000 jobs in April, with all of the gain in individual and family
services.
In April, financial activities added 19,000 jobs, with insurance carriers and related activities accounting
for most of the gain (+14,000). Over the year, financial activities has added 173,000 jobs.

Employment in mining rose by 9,000 in April, with most of the increase in support activities for mining
(+7,000). Since a recent low in October 2016, mining has added 44,000 jobs, with three-fourths of the
gain in support activities for mining.

Employment in professional and business services continued to trend up in April (+39,000). The
industry has added 612,000 jobs over the past 12 months.
https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/empsit.pdf

Comments

  • 211,000 jobs well ill be G-Damned

    Ever since he got into the Whitehouse Jobs creations are up, unemployment is down, stocks are up, more people are investing in the Market. He will go down as one of the greatest President the US has ever had. Keep the good work going Mr. President.
  • edited May 7
    Some say Obama is responsible for this.
  • Well Obama is not the president. He left office a couple of months ago. But liberals claim otherwise.
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