The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.5 percent for the week ending February 25, unchanged from the previous week's unrevised rate.
Continuing claims fell by 6,000 to 2,058,000 during the week ending February 25. The previous week's level was revised down by 2,000 from 2,066,000 to 2,064,000. The 4-week moving average was 2,065,500, a decrease of 5,250 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised down by 500 from 2,071,250 to 2,070,750.