Continuing jobless claims in the US, which measure unemployed people who have been receiving unemployment benefits for a while, fell to 4.295 million in the week ended February 20th, down from 4.419 million a week before and slightly below market expectations of 4.300 million. Still, continuing claims remained well above pre-pandemic levels. source: U.S. Department of Labor
Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 2810.14 Thousand from 1967 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 24912 Thousand in May of 2020 and a record low of 988 Thousand in May of 1969. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Continuing Jobless Claims - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Continuing Jobless Claims - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.
Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States is expected to be 5000.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States to stand at 3900.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Continuing Jobless Claims is projected to trend around 2700.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.