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INITIAL CLAIMS FILED DURING WEEK ENDED
MAY 16
  INSURED UNEMPLOYMENT FOR WEEK ENDED
MAY 9
    CHANGE FROM   CHANGE FROM   ALL PROGRAMS EXCLUDING
RAILROAD RETIREMENT
STATE NAME STATE LAST WEEK YEAR AGO UCFE 1 UCX 1 STATE (%) 2 LAST WEEK YEAR AGO UCFE 1 UCX 1
Alabama 25,150 -1,516 22,669 18 24 203,677 10.6 -13,179 189,176 138 68 203,883
Alaska 7,741 -66 6,922 10 5 50,049 16.2 -922 43,188 161 28 50,238
Arizona 31,957 387 27,677 13 2 230,566 8.0 1,760 205,069 196 147 230,909
Arkansas 11,427 -1,725 9,730 3 0 122,408 10.2 -114 112,785 147 71 122,626
California 244,431 31,764 207,003 329 193 3,565,153 20.6 714,949 3,220,418 2,812 2,223 3,570,188
Colorado 18,054 -4,678 16,437 15 37 246,507 9.2 -15,444 227,974 233 270 247,010
Connecticut 25,960 -4,086 23,378 73 5 297,088 18.0 -22,441 268,503 149 2,120 299,357
Delaware 5,554 357 5,127 6 11 51,010 11.4 805 47,137 15 19 51,044
District of Columbia 5,196 -586 4,696 60 1 68,844 11.9 3,546 62,528 772 18 69,634
Florida 225,404 2,322 219,050 41 17 2,151,108 25.0 1,115,901 2,117,151 698 933 2,152,739
Georgia 177,731 -65,041 173,445 51 59 790,178 18.0 -22,735 766,148 479 358 791,015
Hawaii 10,964 -1,365 9,722 8 14 145,543 23.4 34,633 138,853 242 141 145,926
Idaho 5,800 5 5,076 4 3 60,121 8.2 -5,357 55,381 65 38 60,224
Illinois 72,780 109 65,398 8 13 733,542 12.4 -22,370 642,299 428 218 734,188
Indiana 29,436 -232 27,427 26 22 270,385 8.9 -15,075 257,107 74 110 270,569
Iowa 12,056 -3,764 10,097 21 10 184,641 12.1 -5,002 170,541 139 58 184,838
Kansas 11,238 -996 9,836 2 0 108,565 8.0 -9,412 100,482 83 63 108,711
Kentucky 47,321 -22,051 45,049 1 0 246,865 13.0 -6,385 231,187 172 182 247,219
Louisiana 28,545 -11,580 26,249 51 24 326,504 17.3 1,368 313,115 95 47 326,646
Maine 4,726 -853 4,198 2 0 92,207 15.3 4,927 87,275 51 19 92,277
Maryland 35,111 -10,374 32,399 60 25 253,212 9.9 -1,261 231,320 218 196 253,626
Massachusetts 38,684 -6,231 33,939 70 33 589,545 16.5 13,976 539,221 277 193 590,015
Michigan 56,715 1,549 50,849 50 15 994,188 23.1 20,910 951,586 245 156 994,589
Minnesota 28,893 -8,776 26,180 19 10 427,690 14.9 -1,497 398,339 189 143 428,022
Mississippi 24,242 624 22,338 11 5 189,886 17.1 -18,384 182,815 200 45 190,131
Missouri 28,244 -2,901 24,940 2 2 261,840 9.4 -4,390 245,022 135 67 262,042
Montana 3,660 -102 3,036 9 6 53,786 11.8 -5,119 48,734 224 37 54,047
Nebraska 5,839 -523 5,181 7 4 62,962 6.5 -5,127 59,758 19 17 62,998
Nevada 17,837 -3,798 15,856 3 2 369,041 26.7 44,597 351,521 181 122 369,344
New Hampshire 8,794 -1,222 8,376 9 5 114,450 17.6 -2,318 111,272 52 10 114,512
New Jersey 42,365 -27,324 35,311 14 4 601,770 14.9 -113,663 525,193 453 372 602,595
New Mexico 7,356 -668 6,572 3 1 103,949 12.9 2,817 95,657 122 70 104,141
New York 223,962 24,543 212,088 69 67 1,873,935 19.9 27,781 1,760,893 675 603 1,875,213
North Carolina 46,913 -10,441 43,527 64 81 605,709 13.8 -14,100 586,992 429 702 606,840
North Dakota 2,619 -134 2,319 5 2 32,399 7.8 -3,522 30,260 30 19 32,448
Ohio 46,862 -5,393 36,921 18 46 704,784 13.2 -41,102 661,872 200 437 705,421
Oklahoma 33,440 -5,639 31,710 30 19 135,229 8.6 -42,893 121,721 65 80 135,374
Oregon 23,539 -10,397 20,281 61 17 290,151 15.2 -19,392 265,425 648 148 290,947
Pennsylvania 62,516 -11,172 50,587 262 65 1,008,886 17.4 -40,578 917,954 2,282 575 1,011,743
Puerto Rico 10,923 -4,144 9,810 6 6 152,823 17.9 -11,211 139,677 238 74 153,135
Rhode Island 3,883 -2,362 3,170 14 2 89,247 18.8 -4,836 82,453 80 53 89,380
South Carolina 29,899 -3,292 27,898 31 32 256,676 12.3 -12,025 243,640 56 113 256,845
South Dakota 3,891 -1,378 3,727 0 0 25,186 6.0 1,798 24,072 99 14 25,299
Tennessee 27,990 -387 25,444 38 23 332,745 10.1 -10,467 317,498 145 122 333,012
Texas 134,065 -7,488 120,258 157 255 1,300,576 10.6 118,967 1,190,071 985 1,391 1,302,952
Utah 6,228 -848 5,330 7 4 86,298 5.9 -5,293 79,392 97 46 86,441
Vermont 2,199 -714 1,671 1 0 55,103 18.2 -1,937 51,924 12 2 55,117
Virgin Islands 66 -4 35 1 0 3,572 10.1 760 3,204 10 0 3,582
Virginia 44,699 -7,440 42,055 14 17 403,557 10.8 10,884 385,380 442 432 404,431
Washington 140,119 29,288 134,606 15 12 1,045,456 31.2 305,661 1,000,363 426 764 1,046,646
West Virginia 5,026 -1,019 4,236 2 3 98,794 14.8 -8,611 90,128 68 56 98,918
Wisconsin 31,287 -7,423 27,777 25 10 308,397 10.8 -4,851 285,448 131 78 308,606
Wyoming 2,303 -994 2,096 5 0 17,335 6.4 -593 15,544 30 21 17,386
Totals 2,181,640 -170,179 1,989,709 1,824 1,213 22,794,138 15.6 1,914,434 21,250,666 16,612 14,289 22,825,039

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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1 The Unemployment Compensation program for Federal Employees (UCFE) and the Unemployment Compensation for Ex-servicemembers (UCX) exclude claims filed jointly under other programs to avoid duplication.

2 Rate is not seasonally adjusted. The source of US total covered employment is BLS.