The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 to 235,000. The previous week's moving average was revised up by 250 to 250,250.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.5 percent for the week ending April 1, unchanged from the previous week's unrevised rate.
Continuing claims decreased by 7,000 to 2,028,000. The previous week's level was revised up 7,000 to 2,035,000. The 4-week moving average was 2,025,500, an increase of 750 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 1,750 to 2,024,750.