Initial Jobless Claims Declined by 13,000 in Week Ending September 2

Washington, DC, September 7, 2023-In the week ending September 2, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 216,000, a decrease of 13,000 from the previous week's revised level, according to the Department of Labor. 

The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 228,000 to 229,000. The four-week moving average was 229,250, a decrease of 8,500 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 250 from 237,500 to 237,750.