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|Labour force information
Not for release before 7 A.M. E.D.T. Friday, April 7, 2006
Week ending March 18, 2006
Employment increased by 51,000 in March, bringing total gains from 12 months ago to 330,000 or 2.1%. The unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 6.3%, a 32-year low.