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Basic Info

US Initial Jobless Claims, provided by the US Department of Labor, provides underlying data on how many new people have filed for unemployment benefits in the previous week. Given this, one can gauge market conditions in the US economy with respect to employment; as more new individuals file for unemployment benefits, fewer individuals in the economy have jobs. Historically, initial jobless claims tended to reach peaks towards the end of recessionary periods such as on March 21, 2009 with a value of 661,000 new filings.

US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance is at a current level of 213000.0, up from 208000.0 last week and down from 363000.0 one year ago. This is a change of 2.40% from last week and -41.32% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 213000.0
Latest Period Sep 17 2022
Last Updated Sep 22 2022, 08:37 EDT
Next Release Sep 29 2022, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 24.63%
Value from Last Week 208000.0
Change from Last Week 2.40%
Value from 1 Year Ago 363000.0
Change from 1 Year Ago -41.32%
Frequency Weekly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted

Historical Data

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Date Value
September 17, 2022 213000.0
September 10, 2022 208000.0
September 03, 2022 218000.0
August 27, 2022 228000.0
August 20, 2022 237000.0
August 13, 2022 245000.0
August 06, 2022 252000.0
July 30, 2022 248000.0
July 23, 2022 237000.0
July 16, 2022 261000.0
July 09, 2022 244000.0
July 02, 2022 236000.0
June 25, 2022 231000.0
June 18, 2022 233000.0
June 11, 2022 231000.0
June 04, 2022 232000.0
May 28, 2022 202000.0
May 21, 2022 211000.0
May 14, 2022 218000.0
May 07, 2022 197000.0
April 30, 2022 202000.0
April 23, 2022 181000.0
April 16, 2022 185000.0
April 09, 2022 186000.0
April 02, 2022 168000.0
Date Value
March 26, 2022 171000.0
March 19, 2022 166000.0
March 12, 2022 177000.0
March 05, 2022 198000.0
February 26, 2022 182000.0
February 19, 2022 198000.0
February 12, 2022 209000.0
February 05, 2022 191000.0
January 29, 2022 214000.0
January 22, 2022 222000.0
January 15, 2022 240000.0
January 08, 2022 238000.0
January 01, 2022 224000.0
December 25, 2021 211000.0
December 18, 2021 220000.0
December 11, 2021 228000.0
December 04, 2021 228000.0
November 27, 2021 240000.0
November 20, 2021 244000.0
November 13, 2021 265000.0
November 06, 2021 279000.0
October 30, 2021 280000.0
October 23, 2021 294000.0
October 16, 2021 310000.0
October 09, 2021 317000.0

Basic Info

US Initial Jobless Claims, provided by the US Department of Labor, provides underlying data on how many new people have filed for unemployment benefits in the previous week. Given this, one can gauge market conditions in the US economy with respect to employment; as more new individuals file for unemployment benefits, fewer individuals in the economy have jobs. Historically, initial jobless claims tended to reach peaks towards the end of recessionary periods such as on March 21, 2009 with a value of 661,000 new filings.

US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance is at a current level of 213000.0, up from 208000.0 last week and down from 363000.0 one year ago. This is a change of 2.40% from last week and -41.32% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 213000.0
Latest Period Sep 17 2022
Last Updated Sep 22 2022, 08:37 EDT
Next Release Sep 29 2022, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 24.63%
Value from Last Week 208000.0
Change from Last Week 2.40%
Value from 1 Year Ago 363000.0
Change from 1 Year Ago -41.32%
Frequency Weekly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted