According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending April 2, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 382,000, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 392,000. The 4-week moving average was 389,500, a decrease of 5,750 from the previous week’s revised average of 395,250.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.0% for the week ending March 26, unchanged from the prior week’s unrevised rate of 3.0%.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Decreases
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending March 26 was 3,723,000, a decrease of 9,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 3,732,000. The 4-week moving average was 3,745,750, a decrease of 24,000 from the preceding week’s revised average of 3,769,750.