The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 4.7 percent for the week ending Aug. 1, a decrease of 0.1 percentage point from the prior week’s revised rate.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending Aug. 1 was 6.202 million, a decrease of 141,000 from the preceding week’s revised level. The four-week moving average was approximately 6.259 million, a decrease of 27,750 from the preceding week’s revised average.
The fiscal year-to-date average for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment for all programs is 5.548 million.
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