According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending July 2, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 418,000, a decrease of 14,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 432,000. The 4-week moving average was 424,750, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week’s revised average of 427,750.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Rate Decreases
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 2.9% for the week ending June 25, a decrease of 0.1 percentage points from the prior week’s revised rate of 3.0%.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Decreases
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending June 25 was 3,681,000, a decrease of 43,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 3,724,000. The 4-week moving average was 3,705,250, a decrease of 3,750 from the preceding week’s revised average of 3,709,000.