2.1 Million Americans Filed for Unemployment Last Week

Washington, DC, May 28, 2020-In the week ending May 23, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 2,123,000, a decrease of 323,000 from the previous week's revised level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

The previous week's level was revised up by 8,000 from 2,438,000 to 2,446,000. 

The four-week moving average was 2,608,000, a decrease of 436,000 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 2,000 from 3,042,000 to 3,044,000.