Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for the W/E August 18, 2018

The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending August 18, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor.

  • Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 210,000
  • 4 week moving average: 213,750
  • Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.2%
  • Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,727,000
  • 4-week moving average: 1,735,500
  • Number of unadjusted claims: 172,932
  • Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.2%
  • Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 1,668,335

The full news release report can be downloaded here.

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