U.S. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 277k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending August 15 were a seasonally adjusted 277k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 273k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 230k.

JC

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 270k.

JC 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.254 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.278 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.67%, down from 1.69% the week prior.

IU Rate

90.57% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.266 million Americans currently unemployed, 27.27% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Here jobless claims are placed in the context of the U.S. civilian noninstitutional population.

Context

U.S. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 274k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending August 8 were a seasonally adjusted 274k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 269k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 240k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 264k.

JC 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.273 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.258 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.69%, up from 1.68% the week prior.

IU Rate

90.57% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.266 million Americans currently unemployed, 27.50% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Here jobless claims are placed in the context of the U.S. civilian noninstitutional population.

JC in Context

These charts show how some important economic indicators have moved with jobless claims.

JC vs GDP

JC vs Housing Starts

JC vs Employment

JC vs U-3

U.S. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 267k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending July 25 were a seasonally adjusted 267k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 255k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 230k.

Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 275k.

JC 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.262 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.216 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.68%, up from 1.64% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

90.63% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.298 million Americans currently unemployed, 27.26% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Here jobless claims are placed in the context of the U.S. civilian noninstitutional population.

JC in Context

These charts show how some important economic indicators have moved with jobless claims.

JC vs GDP

JC vs Housing

JC vs Employment

JC vs U-3

U.S. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 281k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending July 11 were a seasonally adjusted 281k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 296k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 344k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 283k.

JC 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.215 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.327 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.64%, down from 1.74% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

90.63% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.298 million Americans currently unemployed, 26.69% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Here jobless claims are placed in the context of the U.S. civilian noninstitutional population.

JC in context

These charts show how some important economic indicators have moved with jobless claims.

JC vs GDP

JC vs Housing Starts

JC vs Total Employment

JC vs U-3

U.S. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 297k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending July 4 were a seasonally adjusted 297k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 282k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 304k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 280k.

JC 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.334 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.265 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.74%, up from 1.69% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

90.14% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.298 million Americans currently unemployed, 28.13% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Here jobless claims are placed in the context of the U.S. civilian noninstitutional population.

JC in Context

These charts show how some important economic indicators have moved with jobless claims.

JC vs GDP

JC vs Housing Starts

JC vs Totle Employment

JC vs U-3

U.S. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 281k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending June 27 were a seasonally adjusted 281k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 271k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 273k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 275k.

JC 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.264 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.249 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.69%, up from 1.68 the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

90.14% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.298 million Americans currently unemployed, 27.28% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Here jobless claims are placed in the context of the U.S. civilian noninstitutional population.

JC Context

These charts show how some important economic indicators have moved with jobless claims.

JC vs GDP

JC vs Housing

JC vs Employment

JC vs U-3

U.S. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 271k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending June 20 were a seasonally adjusted 271k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 268k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 263k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 274k.

JC 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.247 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.225 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.68%, up from 1.66 the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

90.11% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.674 million Americans currently unemployed, 25.91% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Here jobless claims are placed in the context of the U.S. civilian noninstitutional population.

JC in Context

These charts show how some important economic indicators have moved with jobless claims.

JC vs GDP

JC vs Housing

JC vs Employment

JC vs U-3