The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending April 2 was 2,171,000, a decrease of 18,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 2,000 from 2,191,000 to 2,189,000.
The 4-week moving average was 2,178,000, a decrease of 10,250 from the previous week's revised average. This is the lowest level for this average since November 18, 2000 when it was 2,169,000. The previous week's average was revised down by 500 from 2,188,750 to 2,188,250.