Weekly Claims Page 8
STATE
NAME
Initial Claims Filed During Week Ended
November 8, 2008
Insured Unemployment For Week Ended
November 1, 2008
INITIAL CLAIMS INSURED UNEMPLOYMENT
STATE CHANGE FROM UCFE
(1)
UCX
(1)
   STATE (%)
(2)
CHANGE FROM UCFE
(1)
UCX
(1)
ALL PROGRAMS EXCLUDING
RAILROAD
RETIREMENT
LAST WEEK YEAR AGO LAST WEEK YEAR AGO
Alabama 9016 1048 4537 19 26             43549 2.3 2436 17975 138 248 43938
Alaska 2227 137 154 20 6             9887 3.4 977 111 147 62 10101
Arizona 7866 -16 3647 12 16             56070 2.2 1617 25537 259 254 56586
Arkansas 6952 447 2742 15 6             36844 3.2 973 8510 141 280 37265
California 79399 15532 23727 290 218             566092 3.7 41524 189942 2450 3858 572410
Colorado 4796 737 2287 40 35             35349 1.6 2182 13992 195 402 35946
Connecticut 5227 155 1691 12 14             48564 2.9 1555 16138 96 184 48846
Delaware 1124 -751 5 0 0             10841 2.6 926 3323 30 50 10921
District of Columbia 501 65 187 6 0             5519 1.1 166 1421 92 24 5635
Florida 23281 1925 10160 46 121             210312 2.7 -5037 87616 395 1191 211898
Georgia 18149 1204 8482 49 73             98420 2.5 2923 41270 560 1019 99999
Hawaii 2185 50 1044 10 22             14382 2.4 373 7066 66 150 14598
Idaho 5057 946 2808 39 10             18878 2.9 2026 8961 151 95 19124
Illinois 18492 1175 4291 17 53             149191 2.6 7689 44441 492 772 150455
Indiana 13533 1121 5692 42 67             75004 2.6 1608 31120 374 521 75910
Iowa 6111 778 3270 4 15             24515 1.7 395 6057 39 188 24742
Kansas 5003 1623 2617 4 0             25232 1.9 362 10124 87 142 25462
Kentucky 6933 -1562 2580 13 13             43189 2.4 5075 16300 245 449 43883
Louisiana 2705 -91 -37 4 2             29443 1.6 346 10123 132 166 29741
Maine 1807 -349 404 8 4             10450 1.8 137 3354 42 51 10544
Maryland 7324 676 2685 32 20             52920 2.2 1026 20540 381 308 53609
Massachusetts 10452 991 2416 65 34             87877 2.8 3738 21305 531 556 88981
Michigan 23417 2758 -235 45 54             144447 3.5 -495 35970 252 604 145303
Minnesota 9909 2948 3980 10 10             48440 1.8 4141 12673 108 498 49046
Mississippi 4065 399 1278 6 3             26364 2.4 772 8494 125 146 26635
Missouri 9438 832 3244 38 27             59591 2.2 627 18015 546 296 60435
Montana 2079 268 915 58 3             9415 2.2 937 3269 141 75 9631
Nebraska 1854 475 769 3 6             9994 1.1 -150 2312 43 74 10111
Nevada 7363 2681 3382 5 4             46391 3.7 1293 21469 72 160 46623
New Hampshire 1751 433 837 5 2             9788 1.6 657 4179 26 36 9851
New Jersey 17597 4706 4439 12 22             129032 3.3 347 33472 359 510 129901
New Mexico 1734 188 364 13 3             14604 1.8 450 3915 217 111 14932
New York 27208 3680 8137 48 107             206735 2.4 7381 58474 891 1349 208975
North Carolina 24175 6453 10556 27 55             127361 3.2 7881 52109 308 1208 128877
North Dakota 616 185 154 0 1             2015 0.6 236 482 24 15 2054
Ohio 21500 177 9294 22 70             119852 2.3 5532 38857 304 759 120915
Oklahoma 2956 483 1290 8 31             18766 1.3 703 5877 65 160 18991
Oregon 13207 2751 6441 89 49             66107 3.9 2850 26110 309 424 66841
Pennsylvania 32257 2918 9480 133 102             187707 3.4 11661 45714 1083 1039 189829
Puerto Rico 2713 -875 69 1 9             53182 5.3 1807 22905 131 319 53632
Rhode Island 1424 -335 32 4 9             13231 2.8 98 2253 58 94 13383
South Carolina 11397 3537 5484 16 32             64282 3.4 2731 26163 173 390 64845
South Dakota 482 76 134 14 2             1811 0.5 19 606 59 12 1882
Tennessee 13207 5067 6856 12 33             60656 2.2 6123 23914 140 341 61152
Texas 20076 94 6297 23 140             140302 1.4 -466 45784 650 1570 142534
Utah 3565 884 2062 31 15             17362 1.5 1052 9224 257 96 17715
Vermont 1256 -13 226 1 2             6707 2.3 330 1935 24 29 6761
Virgin Islands 50 -19 -9 0 3             1060 2.4 44 266 2 24 1086
Virginia 10354 2688 4135 12 33             47199 1.3 3507 17607 301 814 48314
Washington 16599 2800 6395 63 98             76563 2.7 6557 30451 337 938 77841
West Virginia 1532 -2 -23 4 12             12293 1.8 933 1087 47 192 12537
Wisconsin 15987 25 5224 15 35             81569 3.0 6333 26148 182 314 82066
Wyoming 750 214 302 12 5             2540 0.9 94 637 20 36 2596
Totals 538658 72317 186898 1477 1732             3457894 2.6 147002 1165597 14297 23603 3495888

Figures Appearing In Cols. Showing Over- The-Week Changes Reflect All Revisions In Data For Prior Week Submitted By State Agencies

-----------------------------------------------------------------

1THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION PROGRAM FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYES (UCFE) AND THE UNEMPLOYMENT FO REX-SERVICEMEMBERS (UCX) EXCLUDE CLAIMS FILED JOINTLY UNDER OTHER PROGRAMS TO AVOID DUPLICATION

2RATE IS NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED. THE SOURCE OF US TOTAL COVERED EMPLOYMENT IS BLS.