Us unemployment rate rises unexpectedly
Economists had expected the rate to remain at 7.5 percent – the lowest level since the end of 2008. However, since the u.S. Economy created more new jobs than expected in may, the numbers are considered mabig meaningful. Experts hope for a clearer trend direction in the coming months.
The number of employees outside agriculture increased by 175,000 positions compared to the previous month, according to further data from the ministry of labor. Economists had expected an increase of 163,000 jobs. However, the increase in the two previous months of march and april was corrected downward by a total of 12,000 points. The rate also rose because more people had registered as looking for work again.