Initial Jobless Claims Decreased by 13K in Fourth Week of April
Washington, DC, April 29, 2021-In the week ending April 24, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 553,000, 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 19,000 from 547,000 to 566,000. The four-week moving average was 611,750, a decrease of 44,000 from the previous week's revised average. This is the lowest level for this average since March 14, 2020 when it was 225,500. The previous week's average was revised up by 4,750 from 651,000 to 655,750.