Initial Jobless Claims Historical Chart

This interactive chart shows initial unemployment claims back to 1967. The current level of initial jobless claims as of February 2018 is 222,000.00 thousand.

Historical Data

Date Value
Feb 2018222000.00
Jan 2018230000.00
Dec 2017250000.00
Nov 2017238000.00
Oct 2017229000.00
Sep 2017258000.00
Aug 2017236000.00
Jul 2017241000.00
Jun 2017244000.00
May 2017255000.00
Apr 2017238000.00
Mar 2017259000.00
Feb 2017227000.00
Jan 2017250000.00
Dec 2016241000.00
Nov 2016262000.00
Oct 2016261000.00
Sep 2016253000.00
Aug 2016260000.00
Jul 2016266000.00
Jun 2016267000.00
May 2016268000.00
Apr 2016276000.00
Mar 2016275000.00
Feb 2016267000.00
Jan 2016289000.00
Dec 2015279000.00
Nov 2015267000.00
Oct 2015273000.00
Sep 2015276000.00
Aug 2015279000.00
Jul 2015267000.00
Jun 2015278000.00
May 2015278000.00
Apr 2015269000.00
Mar 2015268000.00
Feb 2015316000.00
Jan 2015286000.00
Dec 2014288000.00
Nov 2014293000.00
Oct 2014288000.00
Sep 2014292000.00
Aug 2014302000.00
Jul 2014302000.00
Jun 2014310000.00
May 2014314000.00
Apr 2014343000.00
Mar 2014331000.00
Feb 2014338000.00
Jan 2014341000.00
Dec 2013335000.00
Nov 2013313000.00
Oct 2013346000.00
Sep 2013320000.00
Aug 2013325000.00
Jul 2013333000.00
Jun 2013340000.00
May 2013354000.00
Apr 2013330000.00
Mar 2013374000.00