According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending November 27, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 436,000, an increase of 26,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 410,000. The 4-week moving average was 431,000, a decrease of 5,750 from the previous week’s revised average of 436,750.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.4% for the week ending November 20, unchanged from the prior week’s revised rate of 3.4%.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Increases
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending November 20 was 4,270,000, an increase of 53,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 4,217,000. The 4-week moving average was 4,288,500, a decrease of 29,250 from the preceding week’s revised average of 4,317,750.