Unemployment Weekly Claims Report

The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending January 5, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor.

  • Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 216,000
  • 4 week moving average: 221,750
  • Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.2%
  • Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,722,000
  • 4‐week moving average: 1,721,250
  • Number of unadjusted claims: 348,709
  • Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.5%
  • Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 2,079,861

The full news release report can be downloaded here.