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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 787000.0, down from 842000.0 last week and up from 218000.0 one year ago. This is a change of -6.53% from last week and 261.0% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 787000.0
Latest Period Oct 17 2020
Last Updated Oct 22 2020, 08:33 EDT
Next Release Oct 29 2020, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 25.34%
Value from 1 Year Ago 218000.0
Change from 1 Year Ago 261.0%
Frequency Weekly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted

Historical Data

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Date Value
October 17, 2020 787000.0
October 10, 2020 842000.0
October 03, 2020 767000.0
September 26, 2020 849000.0
September 19, 2020 873000.0
September 12, 2020 866000.0
September 05, 2020 893000.0
August 29, 2020 884000.0
August 22, 2020 1.011M
August 15, 2020 1.104M
August 08, 2020 971000.0
August 01, 2020 1.191M
July 25, 2020 1.435M
July 18, 2020 1.422M
July 11, 2020 1.308M
July 04, 2020 1.31M
June 27, 2020 1.408M
June 20, 2020 1.482M
June 13, 2020 1.54M
June 06, 2020 1.566M
May 30, 2020 1.897M
May 23, 2020 2.123M
May 16, 2020 2.446M
May 09, 2020 2.687M
May 02, 2020 3.176M
Date Value
April 25, 2020 3.867M
April 18, 2020 4.442M
April 11, 2020 5.237M
April 04, 2020 6.615M
March 28, 2020 6.867M
March 21, 2020 3.307M
March 14, 2020 282000.0
March 07, 2020 211000.0
February 29, 2020 217000.0
February 22, 2020 220000.0
February 15, 2020 215000.0
February 08, 2020 204000.0
February 01, 2020 201000.0
January 25, 2020 212000.0
January 18, 2020 220000.0
January 11, 2020 207000.0
January 04, 2020 212000.0
December 28, 2019 220000.0
December 21, 2019 218000.0
December 14, 2019 229000.0
December 07, 2019 237000.0
November 30, 2019 206000.0
November 23, 2019 211000.0
November 16, 2019 223000.0
November 09, 2019 222000.0

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 787000.0, down from 842000.0 last week and up from 218000.0 one year ago. This is a change of -6.53% from last week and 261.0% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 787000.0
Latest Period Oct 17 2020
Last Updated Oct 22 2020, 08:33 EDT
Next Release Oct 29 2020, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 25.34%
Value from 1 Year Ago 218000.0
Change from 1 Year Ago 261.0%
Frequency Weekly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted