Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims

The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims data are used in current economic analysis of unemployment trends in the nation, and in each state. Initial claims measure emerging unemployment and continued weeks claimed measure the number of persons claiming unemployment benefits.

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US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance

Current (Oct 16 2021) Previous (Oct 09 2021) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
290000.0 296000.0 -2.03% -65.19%

Major Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
California Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 -851.00
District of Columbia Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 775.00
Florida Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 -839.00
Massachusetts Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 271.00
Michigan Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 3673.00
New York Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 1229.00
North Carolina Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 474.00 500.0%
Pennsylvania Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 1352.00 -20.80%
South Carolina Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 151.00 439.3%
Tennessee Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 -989.00
US 4-Week Moving Average of Continued Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Oct 09 2021 2.656M -3.09%
US 4-Week Moving Average of Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Oct 16 2021 319750.0 -4.55%
US Continuing Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Oct 09 2021 2.481M -4.69%
US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Oct 16 2021 290000.0 -2.03%
US Insured Unemployment Rate Wk of Oct 09 2021 1.80% -5.26%
Washington Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance WoW (NSA) Wk of Oct 09 2021 337.00
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Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Oct 21, 08:33 EDT
ASA Staffing Index Oct 19, 10:21 EDT
Urban Survey Unemployment Oct 17, 22:00 EDT
Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Oct 13, 00:15 EDT
UK Labor Market Statistics Oct 12, 04:32 EDT
Canada Labour Force Survey Oct 8, 08:34 EDT
Employment Situation Oct 8, 08:31 EDT

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