Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 295k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending April 18 were a seasonally adjusted 295k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 294k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 279k.

Jobless Claims

Individual states that had changes in claims of more than 1k (not seasonally adjusted):

States

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 285k.

Jobless Claims 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.325 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.275 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.73%, up from 1.70% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

90.39% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered

Of the 8.575 million Americans currently unemployed, 27.11% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Share

Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 294k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending April 11 were a seasonally adjusted 294k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 282k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 308k.

Jobless Claims

Individual states that had changes in claims of more than 1k (not seasonally adjusted):

States

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

Jobless Claims 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.268 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.308 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.69%, down from 1.73% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

90.39% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.575 million Americans currently unemployed, 26.45% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 281k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending April 4 were a seasonally adjusted 281k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 267k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 253k.

Jobless Claims

Individual states that had changes in claims of more than 1k (not seasonally adjusted):

States

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 282k.

Jobless Claims 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.304 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 1.73%, down from 1.74% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

89.93% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.575 million Americans currently unemployed, 26.87% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipients Share

Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 268k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending March 28 were a seasonally adjusted 268k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 288k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 240k.

Jobless Claims

Individual states that had changes in claims of more than 1k (not seasonally adjusted):

States

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 284k.

Jobless Claims 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.325 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.413 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.74%, down from 1.81% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

89.95% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.705 million Americans currently unemployed, 26.71% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 282k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending March 21 were a seasonally adjusted 282k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 291k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 247k.

Jobless Claims

Individual states that had changes in claims of more than 1k (not seasonally adjusted):

States

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 297k.

Jobless Claims 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.416 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.422 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.81%, down from 1.82% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

89.95% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.705 million Americans currently unemployed, 27.75% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipients Share

Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 291k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending March 14 were a seasonally adjusted 291k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 290k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 260k.

Jobless Claims

Individual states that had changes in claims of more than 1k (not seasonally adjusted):

States

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 305k.

Jobless Claims 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.417 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.428 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.81%, down from 1.82% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

89.95% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.705 million Americans currently unemployed, 27.77% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims At 289k

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending March 7 were a seasonally adjusted 289k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 325k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 277k.

Jobless Claims

Individual states that had changes in claims of more than 1k (not seasonally adjusted):

States

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 302k.

Jobless Claims 4W

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.418 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.423 million.

UI Recipients

The insured unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployment insurance recipients as a share of covered employment, was 1.81%, down from 1.82% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

89.95% of all U.S. jobs are covered by state unemployment insurance programs.

Covered Employment

Of the 8.705 million Americans currently unemployed, 27.78% receive unemployment insurance.

UI Recipient Share

Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market