Initial Jobless Claims Declined by 30K in Third Week of January
Washington, DC, January 27, 2022-In the week ending January 22, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 260,000, a decrease of 30,000 from the previous week's revised level, reports the Department of Labor.
The previous week's level was revised up by 4,000 from 286,000 to 290,000. The four-week moving average was 247,000, an increase of 15,000 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 1,000 from 231,000 to 232,000.