Last week, 1,87 million Americans have applied for unemployment benefit made, bringing the total number of applications received over the past eleven weeks, is released on from 42.6 million. That is, the united states department of Labor announced Thursday.
The number represents more than one-quarter of the U.s. population. The number of new cases shows a week, albeit with a declining trend, but even so, the amount of 1,87 million in the previous week was higher than expected.
Also, the number of so-called continuing claims, therefore, of the people who have made at least two weeks in a row, an application is made, sat for a total of 21.5 million is even on the rise.
the recovery of the U.s. economy, therefore, is slower than the decline in the weekly number of applications might suggest.