The number of continuing jobless claims in the US, which measure the number unemployed people who have been receiving unemployment benefits for a while, fell to 6.37 million in the week ended November 7th, compared with market expectations of 6.47 million and the lowest level since the negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic started to being felt in late March. source: U.S. Department of Labor

Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 2798.13 Thousand from 1967 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 24912 Thousand in May of 2020 and a record low of 988 Thousand in May of 1969. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.

Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States is expected to be 10000.00 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 4500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Continuing Jobless Claims is projected to trend around 3900.00 Thousand in 2021 and 2700.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Continuing Jobless Claims

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6372.00 6801.00 24912.00 988.00 1967 - 2020 Thousand Weekly
Volume, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-10-29 12:30 PM 17/Oct 7756K 8465K 7700K 7900K
2020-11-05 01:30 PM 24/Oct 7285K 7823K 7200K 7250K
2020-11-12 01:30 PM 31/Oct 6786K 7222K 6900K 6820K
2020-11-19 01:30 PM 07/Nov 6372K 6801K 6470K 6250K
2020-11-25 01:30 PM 14/Nov 6372K 6020K 6000K
2020-12-03 01:30 PM 21/Nov
2020-12-10 01:30 PM 28/Nov
2020-12-17 01:30 PM 05/Dec


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.