United States Continuing Jobless Claims  1967-2017 | Data | Chart

The number of people in US still receiving benefits after an initial week of aid dropped by 44 Thousand to 1.86 million in the week ended November 4th. It is the lowest level since December 1973. Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 2695.79 Thousand from 1967 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6635 Thousand in May of 2009 and a record low of 988 Thousand in May of 1969.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-02 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1884K 1899K 1.897M 1991K
2017-11-09 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1901K 1884K 1890K 1992K
2017-11-16 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1860K 1904K 1.895M 1992.7K
2017-11-22 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1860K 1,895K 1993.5K
2017-11-30 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1994.2K
2017-12-07 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1994.9K


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.20 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 261.00 18.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 252.00 15.00 1089.00 -816.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 9.00 3.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 24.00 6.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 249.00 239.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1860.00 1904.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 235.00 110.00 384.00 -846.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 153861.00 154345.00 154345.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6520.00 6801.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.00 0.50 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.40 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 63.10 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.08 1.08 2.80 1.01 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.00 9.10 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 108.96 108.83 109.07 17.12 Index Points [+]
Productivity 108.87 108.07 108.87 27.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 6114.00 6200.00 6502.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6093.00 6090.00 6140.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 29831.00 32346.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.22 22.23 22.23 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.07 20.96 21.07 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 3.22 2.75 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.50 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 1.50 3.30 32.00 -48.40 Index Points [+]
Population 324.30 322.06 324.30 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2240.00 2150.00 2240.00 2120.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1540.00 1460.00 1540.00 1420.00 USD/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 27235.00 27650.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 126667.00 126690.00 126690.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.20 60.40 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2090.00 1830.00 2100.00 1650.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4290.00 4120.00 4320.00 3640.00 USD/Month [+]


United States Continuing Jobless Claims

Continuing Jobless Claims refer to actual number of unemployed and currently receiving unemployment benefits who filed for unemployment benefits at least two weeks ago. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Continuing Jobless Claims - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Continuing Jobless Claims - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1860.00 1904.00 6635.00 988.00 1967 - 2017 Thousand Weekly
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