US Initial Jobless Claims:

214000.0 for Wk of Oct 12 2019
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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 Jobless Claims is at a current level of 214000.0, an increase of 4000.00 or 1.90% from last week. This is an increase of 2000.00 or 0.94% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 351418.3.

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Oct. 12, 2019 214000.0
Oct. 5, 2019 210000.0
Sept. 28, 2019 220000.0
Sept. 21, 2019 215000.0
Sept. 14, 2019 210000.0
Sept. 7, 2019 206000.0
Aug. 31, 2019 219000.0
Aug. 24, 2019 216000.0
Aug. 17, 2019 211000.0
Aug. 10, 2019 221000.0
Aug. 3, 2019 211000.0
July 27, 2019 217000.0
July 20, 2019 207000.0
July 13, 2019 216000.0
July 6, 2019 208000.0
June 29, 2019 222000.0
June 22, 2019 229000.0
June 15, 2019 217000.0
June 8, 2019 222000.0
June 1, 2019 219000.0
May 25, 2019 218000.0
May 18, 2019 212000.0
May 11, 2019 212000.0
May 4, 2019 228000.0
April 27, 2019 230000.0
   
April 20, 2019 230000.0
April 13, 2019 193000.0
April 6, 2019 197000.0
March 30, 2019 204000.0
March 23, 2019 212000.0
March 16, 2019 216000.0
March 9, 2019 224000.0
March 2, 2019 218000.0
Feb. 23, 2019 224000.0
Feb. 16, 2019 213000.0
Feb. 9, 2019 231000.0
Feb. 2, 2019 230000.0
Jan. 26, 2019 244000.0
Jan. 19, 2019 211000.0
Jan. 12, 2019 217000.0
Jan. 5, 2019 221000.0
Dec. 29, 2018 231000.0
Dec. 22, 2018 223000.0
Dec. 15, 2018 220000.0
Dec. 8, 2018 213000.0
Dec. 1, 2018 229000.0
Nov. 24, 2018 234000.0
Nov. 17, 2018 224000.0
Nov. 10, 2018 223000.0
Nov. 3, 2018 217000.0

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Stats

Last Value 214000.0
Latest Period Oct 12 2019
Last Updated Oct 17 2019, 09:05 EDT
Next Release Oct 24 2019, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 6.61%
Value from 1 Year Ago 212000.0
Change from 1 Year Ago 0.94%
Frequency Weekly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted

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