Pennsylvania’s new unemployment numbers are the lowest in 43 years as the commonwealth registers it’s fifth straight month with falling numbers.
The unemployment rate for April of this year is 3.8%, half percentage point down from April of 2018. That compares with a 3.6 percent national rate across the country.
Other numbers of note: Pennsylvania jobs increased by 58,300 in the last 12 months, the number of jobless in Pennsylvania now within 4-thousand of the all-time low. These are the lowest jobless numbers since 1976.