Initial Jobless Claims Rose by 2,000 in Week Ending September 30

Washington, DC, October 5, 2023-In the week ending September 30, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 207,000, an increase of 2,000 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 204,000 to 205,000. The four-week moving average was 208,750, a decrease of 2,500 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 250 from 211,000 to 211,250.