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Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 10,000 to 204,000
In the week ending January 11, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 204,000, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 214,000. The 4-week moving average was 216,250, a decrease of 7,750 from the previous week's unrevised average of 224,000.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.2 percent for the week ending January 4, unchanged from the previous week's unrevised rate. The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending January 4 was 1,767,000, a decrease of 37,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up 1,000 from 1,803,000 to 1,804,000. The 4-week moving average was 1,755,500, an increase of 10,500 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 250 from 1,744,750 to 1,745,000.
Posted: January 16, 2020 Thursday 08:30 AM