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United States Initial Jobless Claims

Last Release
Mar 2020
Actual
3283 Thousand
Forecast
7950000 Thousand
Previous
282 Thousand
Frequency
Weekly
Units In
Thousand
Next Release
Apr 9, 2020
Time to Release
6 Days 10 Hours
Highest
Lowest
Average
Date Range
Source
3283 Thousand
Mar 2020
162 Thousand
Nov 1968
351.39 Thousand1967 - 2020U.S. Department of Labor
Initial jobless claims have a big impact in financial markets because unlike continued claims data which measures the number of persons claiming unemployment benefits, Initial jobless claims measures new and emerging unemployment.

Latest Updates

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell by 9 thousand to 214 thousand in the week ending January 4th, compared to an upwardly revised 223 thousand in the previous week and against markets expectations of 220 thousand new claims. It was the fourth consecutive week of decreases in jobless claims and the lowest level since the week ended November 30th, 2019.

United States Initial Jobless Claims History

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Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Jan 9, 202013:51US Jobless Claims Fall for 4th Straight Week
Dec 26, 201913:47US Jobless Claims Fall in Latest Week
Dec 19, 201913:42US Jobless Claims Fall Less than Expected
Dec 12, 201913:48US Jobless Claims Highest Since 2017
Dec 5, 201914:31US Jobless Claims Lowest Since September
Nov 27, 201913:47US Jobless Claims Fall More than Expected
Nov 21, 201913:59US Job Claims Unchanged at 5-Month High

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Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Adp Employment Change
-27
Mar 2020
179
Feb 2020
-835
Feb 2009
314
Feb 2012
ThousandMonthly2001 - 2020
Average Hourly Earnings
0.3
Feb 2020
0.3
Feb 2020
-0.2
May 2006
0.6
Nov 2008
%Monthly2006 - 2020
Average Weekly Hours
34.4
Feb 2020
34.4
Feb 2020
33.7
Jun 2009
34.6
Oct 2015
HoursMonthly2006 - 2020
Challenger Job Cuts
56,660
Feb 2020
67,735
Jan 2020
15,100
Jun 1997
248,475
Jan 2002
PersonsMonthly1994 - 2020
Continuing Jobless Claims
1,803
Mar 2020
1,702
Mar 2020
988
May 1969
6,635
May 2009
ThousandWeekly1967 - 2020
Employment Rate
61.1
Feb 2020
61.2
Jan 2020
54.9
Oct 1949
64.7
Apr 2000
%Monthly1948 - 2020

Initial Jobless Claims across North America

Initial Jobless Claims global view
Country
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
United States
3,283
Mar 2020
282
Mar 2020
162
Nov 1968
3,283
Mar 2020
ThousandWeekly1967 - 2020

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