Unemployment in the U.S. in April 2010. increased to 9,9%

Unemployment in the U.S. grows

In brief: Unemployment in the U.S. is much higher than it's expected.

The unemployment rate in the U.S. in April 2010 compared to the previous month increased by 0.2 percentage points – up 9.9% or 15.3 million people, announced today the Ministry of Labour of the country. Prior to that, for three months, the unemployment rate held at around 9.7%.

Publish the results turned out to be worse than analysts’ forecasts, the expected value of the indicator at the level of 9,6%.

However, the number of newly created jobs in non-agricultural sectors of the country amounted to 290 thousand, significantly exceeded forecasts. Employment growth was recorded in manufacturing, construction, professional and business services, health care, as well as among civil servants. The growth of jobs in the private sector has become the most powerful in the last 4 years.

Ukrainian Globalist
2010-05-07 18:31, Economics.

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