According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending November 14, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 505,000, unchanged from the previous week’s revised figure of 505,000. The 4-week moving average was 514,000, a decrease of 6,500 from the previous week’s revised average of 520,500.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 4.3% for the week ending November 7, unchanged from the prior week’s unrevised rate of 4.3%.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending November 7 was 5,611,000, a decrease of 39,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 5,650,000. The 4-week moving average was 5,711,500, a decrease of 83,500 from the preceding week’s revised average of 5,795,000.
The fiscal year-to-date average for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment for all programs is 5.992 million.