Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States increased to 1661 thousand in the week ending December 1 of 2018 from 1636 thousand in the previous week. Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 2676.82 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.

Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States is expected to be 1600.00 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 1630.00 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
2018-11-21 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1668K 1670K 1635K 1656K
2018-11-29 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1710K 1660K 1664K 1663K
2018-12-06 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1631K 1705K 1700K 1694K
2018-12-13 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1661K 1636K 1650K 1707K
2018-12-20 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1661K 1710K
2018-12-27 02:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1724K


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 155.00 237.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 161.00 251.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -6.00 -14.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 27.00 26.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 206.00 233.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1661.00 1636.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 179.00 225.00 384.00 -836.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 156795.00 156562.00 156795.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 5975.00 6075.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.10 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.50 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.77 0.84 2.80 0.74 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.30 8.50 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.05 108.81 109.60 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.69 105.10 105.69 26.03 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7070.00 7291.00 7313.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7079.00 6960.00 7293.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 53073.00 75644.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.95 22.88 22.95 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.60 4.79 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.82 21.67 21.82 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 60.60 60.60 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 129755.00 129212.00 129755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 27039.00 27297.00 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1661.00 1636.00 6635.00 988.00 1967 - 2018 Thousand Weekly
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Country Last Previous
United States 1661.00 Dec/18


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