The 4-week moving average for the initial claims which removes week-to-week volatility, fell to 229.5 thousand in the week ended May 27th 2023 from 232K in the previous week. It is the lowest reading since mid-March. source: U.S. Department of Labor

Jobless Claims 4-week Average in the United States averaged 367.38 Thousand from 1967 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 5288.25 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 179.00 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 June of 2023.

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United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-05-25 12:30 PM May/20 231.75K 231.75K 258.97K 248.25K
2023-06-01 12:30 PM May/27 229.5K 232K 229.75K
2023-06-08 12:30 PM Jun/03 229.5K 230.0K

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Initial Jobless Claims 232.00 230.00 Thousand May 2023
Continuing Jobless Claims 1795.00 1789.00 Thousand May 2023
Productivity 112.72 113.31 points Mar 2023
Labour Costs 128.50 127.20 points Mar 2023
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 229.50 232.00 Thousand May 2023
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 0.90 1.55 Thousand Dec 2021