Initial Jobless Claims Historical Chart

This interactive chart shows initial unemployment claims back to 1967. The current level of initial jobless claims as of August 2018 is 0.00 thousand.

Historical Data

Date Value
Aug 20180.00
Jul 2018219000.00
Jun 2018232000.00
May 2018223000.00
Apr 2018211000.00
Mar 2018242000.00
Feb 2018217000.00
Jan 2018234000.00
Dec 2017248000.00
Nov 2017239000.00
Oct 2017234000.00
Sep 2017254000.00
Aug 2017238000.00
Jul 2017243000.00
Jun 2017243000.00
May 2017253000.00
Apr 2017242000.00
Mar 2017253000.00
Feb 2017235000.00
Jan 2017254000.00
Dec 2016238000.00
Nov 2016262000.00
Oct 2016264000.00
Sep 2016245000.00
Aug 2016260000.00
Jul 2016267000.00
Jun 2016265000.00
May 2016265000.00
Apr 2016280000.00
Mar 2016274000.00
Feb 2016271000.00
Jan 2016291000.00
Dec 2015277000.00
Nov 2015266000.00
Oct 2015274000.00
Sep 2015271000.00
Aug 2015278000.00
Jul 2015267000.00
Jun 2015277000.00
May 2015276000.00
Apr 2015268000.00
Mar 2015269000.00
Feb 2015318000.00
Jan 2015287000.00
Dec 2014286000.00
Nov 2014292000.00
Oct 2014290000.00
Sep 2014289000.00
Aug 2014301000.00
Jul 2014303000.00
Jun 2014310000.00
May 2014313000.00
Apr 2014344000.00
Mar 2014332000.00
Feb 2014342000.00
Jan 2014343000.00
Dec 2013332000.00
Nov 2013312000.00
Oct 2013347000.00
Sep 2013319000.00