Fact check: Trump's claim about unemployment rate

US President Donald Trump tweeted about the unemployment rate in the US, he claimed the following:

Donald J. Trump on Twitter

Just out: 3.7% Unemployment is the lowest number since 1969!

Claim : 

“Just out: 3.7% Unemployment is the lowest number since 1969!”


Fact Check: True. 

According to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7 percent”  the same value for October 1969. The closest it has been to this rate was 3.9 percent in 2000.



unemployment rate in the U.S. as recorded by bureau of labor statistics


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