Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for the W/E October 20, 2018

The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending  October 20, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor.

  • Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 215,000
  • 4 week moving average: 211,750
  • Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.1%
  • Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,640,000
  • 4-week moving average: 1,646,500
  • Number of unadjusted claims: 197,509
  • Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.0%
  • Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 1,369,656

The full news release report can be downloaded here.