US unemployment rate drops to 5.1 percent in August

Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) The US total non-farm payroll employment increased by 173,000 in August.

The unemployment rate went down to 5.1 percent, a level at which the Federal Reserve considers to be full employment, Xinhua cited data from the Labour Departmenton on Friday.

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