The Economy Adds 160,000 Jobs in April, and Unemployment Is Unchanged at 5.0%

May 6, 2016 Monika Greenhow

The U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs in April and unemployment was 5.0%, unchanged from March, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This continues the record string of months with job growth.

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