US employment growth accelerated in March; unemployment rate fell to 6.0%
U.S. employers hire more workers than expected in MarchStimulated by the increase in vaccination and the government’s provision of more pandemic relief funds, people’s expectations of a booming economy have been consolidated.
Non-agricultural employment surged by 916,000 jobs last month, The Labor Department said on Friday. This is the biggest increase since August last year.
The data for February is raised to a higher level to show 468,000 jobs created instead of 379,000 previously reported.
Economists surveyed by Reuters It was predicted that wages in March will increase by 647,000 jobs.
The unemployment rate fell to 6.0% last month 6.2% from February
(Reuters; Photo: Olivier DOULIERY/AFP)