United States Department of Labor’s Unemployment Claims Report – Week Ending May 15, 2021

The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending May 15, 2021 has been released by the United States Department of Labor.

Week Ending 5/15 Prior Week
Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 444,000 473,000
4 week moving average: 504,750 534,000
Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 2.70 2.60%
Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 3,751,000 3,655,000
4-week moving average: 3,581,000 3,665,000
Number of unadjusted claims: 454,634 487,436
Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 2.60 2.70%
Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 3,684,082 3,709,566

The full news release report can be downloaded here.

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