Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims

This report issued by the United States Department of Labor presents data for new and continued claims for unemployment insurance. The figures herein provide indications of the current job market and employment situation.

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US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance

Current (May 23 2020) Previous (May 16 2020) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
2.123M 2.446M -13.21% 901.4%

Major Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
US 4-Week Moving Average of Continued Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of May 16 2020 22.72M 3.46%
US 4-Week Moving Average of Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of May 23 2020 2.608M -14.32%
US Continued Claims for Unemployment Insurance (NSA) Wk of May 16 2020 19.05M -16.42%
US Continuing Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of May 16 2020 21.05M -15.49%
US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of May 23 2020 2.123M -13.21%
US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance (NSA) Wk of May 23 2020 1.915M -12.22%
US Insured Unemployment Rate Wk of May 16 2020 14.50% -15.20%
US Insured Unemployment Rate (NSA) Wk of May 16 2020 13.10% -16.03%
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Report Last Updated
Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims May 28, 08:33 EDT
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Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey May 15, 10:02 EDT
Canada Labour Force Survey May 8, 08:34 EDT
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