The 4-week moving average of US jobless claims, which removes week-to-week volatility, dropped to 238.75 thousand in the week ending November 27th, from a revised 251 thousand in the previous period. It was the lowest level for this average since March 2020. source: U.S. Department of Labor

Jobless Claims 4-week Average in the United States averaged 371.62 Thousand from 1967 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 5301.25 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 179 Thousand in May of 1969. This page provides - United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2021.

Jobless Claims 4-week Average in the United States is expected to be 260.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average is projected to trend around 220.00 Thousand in 2022 and 270.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-11-24 01:30 PM Nov/20 252.25K 273.25K 270K
2021-12-02 01:30 PM Nov/27 238.75K 251K 245.75K
2021-12-09 01:30 PM Dec/04 238.75K 227.75K

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Initial Jobless Claims 222.00 194.00 Thousand Nov/21
Continuing Jobless Claims 1956.00 2063.00 Thousand Nov/21
Labour Costs 120.92 118.55 points Sep/21
Productivity 111.33 112.76 points Sep/21
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 238.75 251.00 Thousand Nov/21
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 1.41 1.62 Thousand Nov/21