Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States decreased to 1653 thousand in the week ending April 6 of 2019 from 1716 thousand in the previous week. Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 2670.53 Thousand from 1967 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6635 Thousand in May of 2009 and a record low of 988 Thousand in May of 1969.

Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States is expected to be 1610.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States to stand at 1650.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Continuing Jobless Claims is projected to trend around 1700.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-28 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1756K 1743K 1750K 1780K
2019-04-04 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1717K 1755K 1750K 1760K
2019-04-11 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1713K 1726K 1738K 1726K
2019-04-18 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1653K 1716K 1720K 1725K
2019-04-25 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1653K 1720K
2019-05-02 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims
2019-05-09 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 196.00 33.00 1118.00 -1959.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 182.00 28.00 1092.00 -811.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 14.00 5.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -6.00 1.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 192.00 197.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1653.00 1716.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 129.00 197.00 360.00 -706.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 156748.00 156949.00 156949.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6211.00 6235.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.10 0.40 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.40 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.00 63.20 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.78 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.80 8.90 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.78 109.25 109.78 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 106.10 105.61 106.10 26.03 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 6708.00 7484.00 7484.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7087.00 7625.00 7626.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 60587.00 76835.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 23.24 23.18 23.24 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.20 4.24 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.93 21.91 21.94 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.80 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 60.60 60.70 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 129969.00 130159.00 130159.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 26938.00 26878.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 2380.00 2270.00 2380.00 2160.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1660.00 1560.00 1660.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4520.00 4330.00 4950.00 4330.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1960.00 1760.00 2340.00 1760.00 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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1653.00 1716.00 6635.00 988.00 1967 - 2019 Thousand Weekly
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United States 1653.00 Apr/19


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