According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending June 27, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 614,000, a decrease of 16,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 630,000. The 4-week moving average was 615,250, a decrease of 2,750 from the previous week’s revised average of 618,000.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 5.0% for the week ending June 20, a decrease of 0.1 percentage points from the prior week’s revised rate of 5.1%.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending June 20 was 6,702,000, a decrease of 53,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 6,755,000. The 4-week moving average was 6,751,500, a decrease of 13,750 from the preceding week’s revised average of 6,765,250.
The fiscal year-to-date average for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment for all programs is 5.375 million.