According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending April 20, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 339,000, a decrease of 16,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 355,000. The 4-week moving average was 357,500, a decrease of 4,500 from the previous week’s revised average of 362,000.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Rate Decreases
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 2.3% for the week ending April 13, a decrease of 0.1 percentage point from the prior week’s unrevised rate.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Decreases
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending February 13 was 3,000,000, a decrease of 93,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 3,093,000. The 4-week moving average was 3,071,750, a decrease of 17,500 from the preceding week’s revised average of 3,089,250.