The 4-week moving average of US initial jobless claims, which removes week-to-week volatility, fell to 788 thousand in the week ended October 24th, the lowest level since the negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic started to being felt in late March. source: U.S. Department of Labor

Jobless Claims 4-week Average in the United States averaged 369.70 Thousand from 1967 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 5790.25 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 October of 2020.

Jobless Claims 4-week Average in the United States is expected to be 750.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Jobless Claims 4-week Average in the United States to stand at 450.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average is projected to trend around 350.00 Thousand in 2021 and 300.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
787.75 812.25 5790.25 179.00 1967 - 2020 Thousand Weekly
Volume, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-10-08 12:30 PM 03/Oct 857K 870.25K 854K
2020-10-15 12:30 PM 10/Oct 866.25K 858.25K 852K
2020-10-22 12:30 PM 17/Oct 811.25K 832.75K 877K
2020-10-29 12:30 PM 24/Oct 787.75K 812.25K 786.5K
2020-11-05 01:30 PM 31/Oct 787.75K 782K
2020-11-12 01:30 PM 07/Nov
2020-11-19 01:30 PM 14/Nov
2020-11-26 01:30 PM 21/Nov

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.90 8.40 14.70 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 661.00 1489.00 4781.00 -20787.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 877.00 1022.00 4729.00 -19835.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -216.00 467.00 467.00 -952.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 66.00 36.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 751.00 791.00 6867.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 7756.00 8465.00 24912.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 749.00 481.00 4485.00 -19409.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 147563.00 147288.00 158803.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 12580.00 13550.00 23078.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.10 0.30 4.70 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.70 34.60 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.40 61.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.94 0.87 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.70 18.60 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 116.86 114.37 116.86 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 110.95 108.31 110.95 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 6645.00 7036.00 7746.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6493.00 6697.00 7520.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 118804.00 115762.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 24.79 24.78 25.12 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.95 22.73 22.95 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 0.53 -0.20 13.78 -7.00 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.50 0.50 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 329.13 327.17 329.13 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 56.60 56.50 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 122423.00 122369.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 25161.00 24973.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 787.75 812.25 5790.25 179.00 Thousand [+]