Following last week’s good news on the GDP increase, more economic good news came Friday as unemployment fell to 3.6 percent—the lowest figure in 50 years.

President Donald Trump reveled in the good news in a series of tweets on Friday.

“JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!” he said in one tweet while citing the reports of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announcement.

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 263,000 in April, according to the BLS.

This far exceeded the expected increase of 190,000, according to the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).

“In total, the economy has added over 5.8 million jobs since President Donald J. Trump was elected,” the CEA said in a news release. “The month of April continued the longest streak of growth on record.”

Employment figures have shown continual gains since the November 2016 election. At least 100,000 jobs have been added in 27 of the 29 months since President Trump was elected. Over the past year, jobs have been added at the rate of 218,000 per month.

Professional and business services, construction, health care, and social assistance were the categories that showed the largest job gains in April this year. Each category had gains of more than 25,000 jobs.

In the past year, construction has added 256,000 jobs, a bellwether sign that the economy is in good shape.

The BLS report also noted that wages are rising. They rose at a rate of 3.2 percent annually in April.

Purchasing power is rising also, said the CEA, since the rate of inflation by various estimates is below 2.0 percent.

“Real wages are rising, and people are able to purchase more goods and services with their larger paychecks,” said the CEA.

The president summed up current economic news in a later tweet: “We can all agree that AMERICA is now #1. We are the ENVY of the WORLD — and the best is yet to come!”

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