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STATE
NAME
Initial Claims Filed During Week Ended
May 26, 2012
Insured Unemployment For Week Ended
May 19, 2012
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 5152 24 -1296 13 32             34329 2.0 494 -8025 229 395 34989
Alaska 2130 106 5 7 6             13855 4.6 -988 -916 188 125 14175
Arizona 5962 542 -891 97 13             56544 2.4 -95 -8393 253 587 57425
Arkansas 4214 598 100 11 10             29585 2.7 212 -6201 168 351 30104
California 56934 -344 -6375 280 330             481791 3.4 -28257 -68652 2801 6010 590508
Colorado 3270 112 -492 25 49             44855 2.1 -706 -7934 298 1009 51539
Connecticut 3723 -142 -551 5 20             51258 3.2 412 -4287 136 309 51750
Delaware 847 31 -47 5 5             8746 2.2 -343 -869 84 71 8935
District of Columbia 814 -126 5 13 2             10848 2.2 123 -475 400 37 14171
Florida 15435 835 -2009 43 127             127040 1.8 -3654 -35881 506 1507 142772
Georgia 11650 2078 -1856 55 84             72496 2.0 -835 -25691 699 1696 75022
Hawaii 1826 43 -68 11 21             12758 2.3 -623 -1652 139 287 13189
Idaho 1925 64 -1058 10 14             14616 2.5 -486 -3952 89 308 16299
Illinois 14884 1798 526 20 65             162229 3.0 -4254 -15321 546 1209 175919
Indiana 5799 170 -587 22 51             48142 1.8 -139 -8621 322 717 49260
Iowa 3121 658 -605 1 21             21990 1.5 -301 -4103 80 250 22320
Kansas 3475 368 -384 3 1             25268 2.0 298 -1526 165 458 25907
Kentucky 4586 308 -890 25 26             32043 1.9 -925 -10523 294 704 33090
Louisiana 4285 738 -651 3 5             31957 1.8 -2 -11538 162 330 32449
Maine 1287 -8 41 5 1             12915 2.3 -526 -2071 59 83 13063
Maryland 5814 207 38 24 37             56176 2.4 3031 -1423 526 601 58362
Massachusetts 7060 -18 106 20 62             87865 2.8 -1067 -1892 317 953 89203
Michigan 9517 589 -1796 14 73             94096 2.5 -4787 -11479 294 1022 95580
Minnesota 4380 107 -363 10 36             47061 1.8 -850 -9119 142 494 47706
Mississippi 4088 152 -573 15 17             26048 2.5 1392 -6793 207 250 26529
Missouri 8753 1898 -521 53 45             48382 1.9 277 -11985 332 359 49107
Montana 1270 114 -390 7 10             10028 2.5 -495 -2170 119 213 10362
Nebraska 1913 354 -277 2 6             11904 1.3 124 -3012 51 109 12064
Nevada 3358 0 -513 3 7             32734 3.0 -333 -6297 110 361 37095
New Hampshire 1095 91 -137 0 4             9860 1.7 -253 -931 9 15 9888
New Jersey 8698 70 -74 24 29             121868 3.3 -590 -7932 332 744 153340
New Mexico 1575 -218 -255 7 5             19880 2.7 22 -3230 180 267 20327
New York 21391 1578 -3013 69 108             229133 2.8 -1754 -12066 999 1775 280002
North Carolina 11731 -371 -68 16 100             101770 2.7 635 -6575 386 1961 117021
North Dakota 598 264 169 32 0             1956 0.5 -27 -770 21 19 1997
Ohio 10430 918 -2158 14 87             83315 1.7 -1412 -26385 249 994 84559
Oklahoma 2546 4 -347 17 50             22353 1.5 244 -3394 120 385 22858
Oregon 5738 -75 -2559 76 47             50487 3.2 -1289 -12351 414 602 51534
Pennsylvania 21389 -291 -1982 105 94             188927 3.5 -4117 -18171 810 1463 201874
Puerto Rico 2868 337 -837 4 11             34040 3.8 -2631 -6130 182 363 34648
Rhode Island 1456 86 106 5 9             12900 2.9 -345 -1633 64 150 14990
South Carolina 5182 292 173 8 40             37105 2.1 88 -14463 127 413 37921
South Dakota 370 4 -41 125 4             2066 0.5 -50 -576 67 20 2153
Tennessee 6899 1983 -389 10 35             45526 1.8 -148 -8231 203 528 46329
Texas 18224 -376 546 26 262             155767 1.5 -4522 -17519 922 3647 168327
Utah 1809 83 -303 39 6             15390 1.4 -304 -6339 189 146 15725
Vermont 722 -246 198 3 0             6550 2.3 -16 -1028 22 37 6611
Virgin Islands 133 -114 67 0 1             1256 2.9 160 146 8 10 1274
Virginia 5538 -275 -250 22 71             45261 1.3 601 -3479 400 1619 47280
Washington 8819 488 -1578 34 127             72391 2.6 -1496 -10321 399 1836 74778
West Virginia 1609 -100 52 8 10             15829 2.3 -1078 -32 73 187 16119
Wisconsin 9479 445 -1091 12 27             73767 2.8 -2499 -8529 209 444 74643
Wyoming 489 -4 -94 1 1             5392 2.0 48 581 87 62 5541
Totals 346260 15829 -35237 1459 2304             3060348 2.4 -64036 -450159 16188 38492 3368633

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

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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.