United States Continuing Jobless Claims  1967-2018 | Data | Chart

Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States decreased to 1707 thousand in the week ending May 5 of 2018 from 1794 thousand in the previous week. Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 2687.80 Thousand from 1967 until 2018, 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
2018-05-03 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1756K 1833K 1838K 1829.4K
2018-05-10 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1790K 1760K 1778K 1826K
2018-05-17 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1707K 1794K 1780K 1820.9K
2018-05-24 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1707K 1754K 1819K
2018-05-31 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1815K
2018-06-07 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1812K


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.10 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 164.00 135.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 168.00 135.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -4.00 0.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 24.00 22.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 222.00 211.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1707.00 1794.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 204.00 228.00 384.00 -836.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 155181.00 155178.00 155215.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6346.00 6585.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.10 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.82 2.80 0.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.40 8.50 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.97 109.25 109.97 17.13 Index Points [+]
Productivity 109.13 108.94 109.13 27.62 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 6469.00 5893.00 6502.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6550.00 6078.00 6550.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 36081.00 60357.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.51 22.46 22.51 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.45 4.33 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.49 21.35 21.49 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.80 0.60 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Population 325.72 323.41 325.72 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 [+]
Employment Rate 60.30 60.40 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 127753.00 127434.00 127753.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 27508.00 27858.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
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 [+]
Wages High Skilled 4290.00 4120.00 4320.00 3640.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2090.00 1830.00 2100.00 1650.00 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1707.00 1794.00 6635.00 988.00 1967 - 2018 Thousand Weekly
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United States 1707.00 May/18


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