According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending July 3, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 454,000, a decrease of 21,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 475,000. The 4-week moving average was 466,000, a decrease of 1,250 from the previous week’s revised average of 467,250.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.4% for the week ending June 26, a decrease of 0.2 percentage points from the prior week’s unrevised rate of 3.6%.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending June 26 was 4,413,000, a decrease of 224,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 4,637,000. The 4-week moving average was 4,554,000, a decrease of 18,750 from the preceding week’s revised average of 4,572,750.
The fiscal year-to-date average of seasonally adjusted weekly insured unemployment, which corresponds to the appropriated AWIU trigger, was 5.064 million.