According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending June 20, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 627,000, an increase of 15,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 612,000. The 4-week moving average was 617,250, an increase of 500 from the previous week’s revised average of 616,750.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 5.0% for the week ending June 13, unchanged from the prior week’s unrevised rate of 5.0%.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending June 13 was 6,738,000, an increase of 29,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 6,709,000. The 4-week moving average was 6,759,750, a decrease of 3,250 from the preceding week’s revised average of 6,763,000.
The fiscal year-to-date average for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment for all programs is 5.333 million.