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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 332000.0, up from 312000.0 last week and down from 881000.0 one year ago. This is a change of 6.41% from last week and -62.32% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 332000.0
Latest Period Sep 11 2021
Last Updated Sep 16 2021, 08:37 EDT
Next Release Sep 23 2021, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 22.86%
Value from 1 Year Ago 881000.0
Change from 1 Year Ago -62.32%
Frequency Weekly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted

Historical Data

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Date Value
September 11, 2021 332000.0
September 04, 2021 312000.0
August 28, 2021 345000.0
August 21, 2021 354000.0
August 14, 2021 349000.0
August 07, 2021 377000.0
July 31, 2021 387000.0
July 24, 2021 399000.0
July 17, 2021 424000.0
July 10, 2021 368000.0
July 03, 2021 386000.0
June 26, 2021 368000.0
June 19, 2021 416000.0
June 12, 2021 418000.0
June 05, 2021 374000.0
May 29, 2021 388000.0
May 22, 2021 405000.0
May 15, 2021 444000.0
May 08, 2021 478000.0
May 01, 2021 507000.0
April 24, 2021 590000.0
April 17, 2021 566000.0
April 10, 2021 586000.0
April 03, 2021 742000.0
March 27, 2021 729000.0
Date Value
March 20, 2021 658000.0
March 13, 2021 765000.0
March 06, 2021 734000.0
February 27, 2021 761000.0
February 20, 2021 747000.0
February 13, 2021 847000.0
February 06, 2021 863000.0
January 30, 2021 837000.0
January 23, 2021 836000.0
January 16, 2021 886000.0
January 09, 2021 904000.0
January 02, 2021 781000.0
December 26, 2020 763000.0
December 19, 2020 803000.0
December 12, 2020 873000.0
December 05, 2020 853000.0
November 28, 2020 719000.0
November 21, 2020 762000.0
November 14, 2020 732000.0
November 07, 2020 728000.0
October 31, 2020 765000.0
October 24, 2020 768000.0
October 17, 2020 798000.0
October 10, 2020 833000.0
October 03, 2020 782000.0

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 332000.0, up from 312000.0 last week and down from 881000.0 one year ago. This is a change of 6.41% from last week and -62.32% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 332000.0
Latest Period Sep 11 2021
Last Updated Sep 16 2021, 08:37 EDT
Next Release Sep 23 2021, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 22.86%
Value from 1 Year Ago 881000.0
Change from 1 Year Ago -62.32%
Frequency Weekly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted