Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Decrease To 280k

Initial jobless claims for the week ending September 13 were a seasonally adjusted 280k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 316k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 241k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims is 300k.

Jobless Claims Long

The insured unemployment rate was 1.8%, down from 1.9% the week prior.

Insured Unemployment

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.429 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.492 million.

UI Recipients

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

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Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Increase To 315k

Initial jobless claims for the week ending September 6 were a seasonally adjusted 315k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 304k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 234k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims is 304k.

Jobless Claims Long

The insured unemployment rate was 1.9%, unchanged from the week prior.

Insured Unemployment

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.487 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.478 million.

UI Recipients

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

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Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

U-3 and Jobless Claims

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Increase To 302k

Initial jobless claims for the week ending August 30 were a seasonally adjusted 302k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 298k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 249k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims is 303k.

Jobless Claims Long

The insured unemployment rate was 1.9%, unchanged from the week prior.

Insured Unemployment

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.464 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.528 million and the lowest since June 2007.

Unemployment Insurance Recipients

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

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Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Decrease To 298k

Initial jobless claims for the week ending August 23 were a seasonally adjusted 298k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 299k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 249k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims is 300k.

Jobless Claims Long

The insured unemployment rate was 1.9%, unchanged from the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.527 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.502 million.

Unemployment Insurance Recipients

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

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Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Jobless Claims and U3

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Decrease To 298k

Initial jobless claims for the week ending August 16 were a seasonally adjusted 298k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 312k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 249k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims is 301k.

Jobless Claims Long

The insured unemployment rate was 1.9%, unchanged from the week prior.

Insured Unemployment

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.500 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.549 million.

UI Recipients

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

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Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Increase To 311k

Initial jobless claims for the week ending August 9 were a seasonally adjusted 311k, up from the prior week’s revised reading of 290k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 269k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims is 296k. This is nearing historic lows.

Jobless Claims 4W

The insured unemployment rate was 1.9%, unchanged from the week prior.

Insured Unemployment

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.544 million, up from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.519 million.

Unemployment Insurance

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

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Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Decline To 289k

Initial jobless claims for the week ending August 2 were a seasonally adjusted 289k, down from the prior week’s revised reading of 303k. Not seasonally adjusted, jobless claims for the week were 247k.

Jobless Claims

The 4-week moving average of initial jobless claims is 294k. This is nearing historic lows.

Jobless Claims Average

The insured unemployment rate was 1.9%, unchanged from the week prior.

Insured Unemployment Rate

The number of unemployment insurance recipients, or continuing claims, for regular state programs was 2.518 million, down from the previous week’s revised reading of 2.542 million.

Recipients

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

States

Jobless claims and the unemployment rate:

Labor Market