Jobless Claims Fall

By Staff Writer January 20, 2023 135

In the week ending Jan. 14, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 190,000, a decrease of 15,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 205,000.

The 4-week moving average was 206,000, a decrease of 6,500 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 212,500. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.1 percent for the week ending Jan. 7, unchanged from the previous week’s unrevised rate.

The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending Jan. 7 was 1,647,000, an increase of 17,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised down by 4,000 from 1,634,000 to 1,630,000. The 4-week moving average was 1,673,000, a decrease of 5,500 from the previous week’s revised average. The previous week’s average was revised down by 1,000 from 1,679,500 to 1,678,500.

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