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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 730000.0, down from 841000.0 last week and up from 215000.0 one year ago. This is a change of -13.20% from last week and 239.5% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 730000.0
Latest Period Feb 20 2021
Last Updated Feb 25 2021, 08:35 EST
Next Release Mar 4 2021, 08:30 EST
Average Growth Rate 25.16%
Value from 1 Year Ago 215000.0
Change from 1 Year Ago 239.5%
Frequency Weekly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted

Historical Data

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Date Value
February 20, 2021 730000.0
February 13, 2021 841000.0
February 06, 2021 848000.0
January 30, 2021 812000.0
January 23, 2021 812000.0
January 16, 2021 875000.0
January 09, 2021 927000.0
January 02, 2021 784000.0
December 26, 2020 782000.0
December 19, 2020 806000.0
December 12, 2020 892000.0
December 05, 2020 862000.0
November 28, 2020 716000.0
November 21, 2020 787000.0
November 14, 2020 748000.0
November 07, 2020 711000.0
October 31, 2020 757000.0
October 24, 2020 758000.0
October 17, 2020 797000.0
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
Date Value
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
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

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 730000.0, down from 841000.0 last week and up from 215000.0 one year ago. This is a change of -13.20% from last week and 239.5% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 730000.0
Latest Period Feb 20 2021
Last Updated Feb 25 2021, 08:35 EST
Next Release Mar 4 2021, 08:30 EST
Average Growth Rate 25.16%
Value from 1 Year Ago 215000.0
Change from 1 Year Ago 239.5%
Frequency Weekly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted