The 4-week moving average of US jobless claims, which removes week-to-week volatility, fell to 395.0 thousand in the week ending June 12th, from 403.0 thousand in the previous period. It was the lowest level since March 2020, when the pandemic first hit the US labor market. source: U.S. Department of Labor

Jobless Claims 4-week Average in the United States averaged 371.86 Thousand from 1967 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 5301.25 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 179 Thousand in May of 1969. This page provides - United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Jobless Claims 4-week Average in the United States is expected to be 500.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Jobless Claims 4-week Average in the United States to stand at 350.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average is projected to trend around 300.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Jobless Claims 4-week Average

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
395.00 403.00 5301.25 179.00 1967 - 2021 Thousand Weekly
Volume, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-05-27 12:30 PM May/22 458.75K 504.75K 463.5K
2021-06-03 12:30 PM May/29 428K 458.5K
2021-06-10 12:30 PM Jun/05 402.5K 428K 399.75K
2021-06-17 12:30 PM Jun/12 395K 403K 383.25K
2021-06-24 12:30 PM Jun/19 395K 383K
2021-07-01 12:30 PM Jun/26
2021-07-08 12:30 PM Jul/03
2021-07-15 12:30 PM Jul/10

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.80 6.10 14.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 559.00 278.00 4846.00 -20679.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 492.00 219.00 4807.00 -19731.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 67.00 59.00 517.00 -948.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 23.00 -32.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 412.00 375.00 6149.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 3518.00 3517.00 23128.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 978.00 654.00 4350.00 -19392.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 151620.00 151176.00 158735.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 9316.00 9812.00 23109.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.50 0.70 4.60 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.90 34.90 34.90 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.60 61.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.33 2.60 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.90 11.00 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 119.07 118.56 119.07 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 112.73 111.26 112.73 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 9982.00 8237.00 9982.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 9286.00 8288.00 9286.00 2232.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 24586.00 22913.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 25.60 25.46 25.60 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 23.53 23.46 23.53 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.41 0.10 13.78 -6.64 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.90 0.70 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 329.48 328.33 329.48 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Employment Rate 58.00 57.90 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 126384.00 126161.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 118.03 71.30 1352.29 32.08 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 25202.00 25024.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 395.00 403.00 5301.25 179.00 Thousand [+]