The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits decreased by 16,000 to 225,000 on the week ending November 26th, compared to market expectations of 235,000. The 4-week moving average was 228,750, an increase of 1,750 from the previous week's revised average. On a seasonally unadjusted basis, initial claims fell by 50,512 to 198,557, with notable decreases in Montana (-318), North Carolina (-133), and Arkansas (-131). source: U.S. Department of Labor
Initial Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 368.75 Thousand from 1967 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 6137.00 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 162.00 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 December of 2022.
Initial Jobless Claims in the United States is expected to be 250.00 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.