Unemployment Insurance Data

Latest Statistics

Seasonally Adjusted Initial Claims
(03/18/2017)
261,000*
Weeks Claimed in All Programs
(03/04/2017)
2.4M
Beneficiaries in All Programs
(CY 2016)
6.2M
Benefits Paid, (All Programs, CY 2016) $32.0B
Total Outstanding Loans $3.1B
Exhaustion Rate in Regular Program
12 months ending 02/28/2017
36.90%
Avg. Duration in Regular Program
12 months ending 02/28/2017
15.64
weeks
Avg. Weekly Benefit in Regular Program
12 months ending 02/28/2017
$346.27
* Editor's Note: The March 23, 2017 release has been corrected to reflect the proper application of the new seasonal adjustment factors.

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