US Initial Jobless Claims:

221000.0 for Wk of Mar 16 2019
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US Initial Jobless Claims is at a current level of 221000.0, a decrease of 9000.00 or 3.91% from last week. This is a decrease of 5000.00 or 2.21% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 352924.4.

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March 16, 2019 221000.0
March 9, 2019 230000.0
March 2, 2019 223000.0
Feb. 23, 2019 226000.0
Feb. 16, 2019 217000.0
Feb. 9, 2019 239000.0
Feb. 2, 2019 235000.0
Jan. 26, 2019 253000.0
Jan. 19, 2019 200000.0
Jan. 12, 2019 212000.0
Jan. 5, 2019 216000.0
Dec. 29, 2018 233000.0
Dec. 22, 2018 221000.0
Dec. 15, 2018 217000.0
Dec. 8, 2018 206000.0
Dec. 1, 2018 233000.0
Nov. 24, 2018 235000.0
Nov. 17, 2018 225000.0
Nov. 10, 2018 221000.0
Nov. 3, 2018 214000.0
Oct. 27, 2018 215000.0
Oct. 20, 2018 216000.0
Oct. 13, 2018 210000.0
Oct. 6, 2018 215000.0
Sept. 29, 2018 207000.0
   
Sept. 22, 2018 215000.0
Sept. 15, 2018 202000.0
Sept. 8, 2018 204000.0
Sept. 1, 2018 205000.0
Aug. 25, 2018 213000.0
Aug. 18, 2018 210000.0
Aug. 11, 2018 212000.0
Aug. 4, 2018 214000.0
July 28, 2018 219000.0
July 21, 2018 217000.0
July 14, 2018 208000.0
July 7, 2018 215000.0
June 30, 2018 232000.0
June 23, 2018 228000.0
June 16, 2018 218000.0
June 9, 2018 221000.0
June 2, 2018 222000.0
May 26, 2018 223000.0
May 19, 2018 234000.0
May 12, 2018 223000.0
May 5, 2018 211000.0
April 28, 2018 211000.0
April 21, 2018 209000.0
April 14, 2018 233000.0
April 7, 2018 233000.0

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US Initial Jobless Claims Summary

  • Last Value: 221000.0
  • Latest Period: Mar 16 2019
  • Updated: Mar 21, 2019, 09:04 EDT
  • Next Release: Mar 28, 2019, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 352924.4
  • Value Previously: 230000.0
  • Change From Previous: -3.91%
  • Value One Year Ago: 226000.0
  • Change From One Year Ago: -2.21%
  • First Period: Jan 07 1967
  • First Value: 208000.0

I:USICUI Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:USICUI
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USICUI","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USICUI")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USICUI",,-4)

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About Weekly Claims for Unemployment Insurance

Number of new filings for unemployment insurance benefits, released every Thursday, providing a timely reflection of current economic conditions. Many economists believe that the report is also a predictor of future economic activity, with increasingly high levels of new filings indicating an impending economic downturn, and a sustained decline suggesting a future recovery.

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