Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States increased to 1676 thousand in the week ending November 3 of 2018 from 1630 thousand in the previous week. Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 2678.31 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
2018-11-01 12:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1631K 1638K 1640K 1630K
2018-11-08 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1623K 1631K 1635K 1627K
2018-11-15 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1676K 1630K 1630K 1618K
2018-11-21 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1676K 1635K 1656K
2018-11-29 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1656K
2018-12-06 01:30 PM Continuing Jobless Claims 1656K


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 250.00 118.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 246.00 121.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 4.00 -3.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 32.00 18.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 216.00 214.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1676.00 1630.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 227.00 218.00 384.00 -836.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 156562.00 155962.00 156562.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6075.00 5964.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.30 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.84 0.85 2.80 0.74 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.30 8.50 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.66 109.33 109.66 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.67 105.10 105.67 26.03 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7070.00 7291.00 7313.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7009.00 7293.00 7293.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 75644.00 55285.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.89 22.82 22.89 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.60 4.79 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.68 21.62 21.68 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 60.40 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 129212.00 128894.00 129212.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 27297.00 27055.00 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1676.00 1630.00 6635.00 988.00 1967 - 2018 Thousand Weekly
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United States 1676.00 Nov/18


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