The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits decreased by 2K to 229K in the week that ended June 18th, below market forecasts of 227K, pointing again to a tight labor market. On a non-seasonally adjusted basis, initial claims fell by 3,255 from the previous week to 202,844, with notable decreases seen in Illinois (-2,476) and Florida (-1,257), while the main increase was seen in Michigan (+1,863). The 4-week moving average was 223,500, an increase of 4,500 from the previous week's upwardly revised average. source: U.S. Department of Labor
Initial Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 369.87 Thousand from 1967 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 6137 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 162 Thousand in November of 1968. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Initial Jobless Claims - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Initial Jobless Claims - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.
Initial Jobless Claims in the United States is expected to be 215.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Initial Jobless Claims is projected to trend around 220.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.