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Initial Claims (ICSA)

Observation:

2024-05-18: 215,000 (+ more)   Updated: May 23, 2024 7:33 AM CDT
2024-05-18:  215,000  
2024-05-11:  223,000  
2024-05-04:  232,000  
2024-04-27:  209,000  
2024-04-20:  208,000  
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Units:

Number,
Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Weekly,
Ending Saturday

NOTES

Source: U.S. Employment and Training Administration  

Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report  

Units:  Number, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Weekly, Ending Saturday

Notes:

An initial claim is a claim filed by an unemployed individual after a separation from an employer. The claim requests a determination of basic eligibility for the Unemployment Insurance program.

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Employment and Training Administration, Initial Claims [ICSA], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/ICSA, May 29, 2024.

RELEASE TABLES

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report

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