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INITIAL CLAIMS FILED DURING WEEK ENDED
AUGUST 22
  INSURED UNEMPLOYMENT FOR WEEK ENDED
AUGUST 15
    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 8,676 -2,371 6,621 20 11 51,991 2.7 -6,284 36,043 88 74 52,153
Alaska 4,344 -387 3,643 17 3 31,673 10.3 -1,226 26,817 125 63 31,861
Arizona 12,487 -288 8,952 14 14 205,978 7.1 -5,234 178,173 371 239 206,588
Arkansas 5,660 -691 4,059 1 5 48,069 4.0 -4,877 37,157 141 63 48,273
California 196,916 6,562 162,320 198 109 2,837,991 16.3 31,151 2,530,229 2,206 2,209 2,842,406
Colorado 6,483 -488 4,997 18 26 180,390 6.7 -16,906 164,092 170 415 180,975
Connecticut 6,269 -3,163 3,746 18 1 230,642 14.0 6,121 194,442 214 138 230,994
Delaware 1,678 -249 1,243 3 2 33,171 7.4 -2,015 27,932 20 48 33,239
District of Columbia 1,645 -334 1,205 32 1 68,248 11.7 -1,392 61,012 836 9 69,093
Florida 51,647 -21,127 45,342 33 14 458,954 5.3 -53,573 415,155 224 294 459,472
Georgia 56,768 -1,331 52,318 26 32 553,713 12.6 -1,766 528,164 591 484 554,788
Hawaii 5,775 282 4,639 12 8 115,280 18.6 -7,988 108,734 293 191 115,764
Idaho 3,794 150 3,093 1 4 16,414 2.2 -2,358 12,010 12 20 16,446
Illinois 26,262 3,856 18,886 8 8 593,305 10.0 -10,983 508,273 534 331 594,170
Indiana 10,597 -972 8,608 16 18 170,341 5.6 -12,742 157,180 137 146 170,624
Iowa 6,384 387 4,285 16 8 83,312 5.4 870 68,630 136 64 83,512
Kansas 15,409 1,061 14,226 2 2 61,802 4.5 -3,624 54,293 79 74 61,955
Kentucky 16,321 -1,945 14,347 0 6 127,811 6.7 -565 110,500 117 284 128,212
Louisiana 12,529 -1,836 10,557 24 19 250,720 13.3 -4,348 234,579 153 59 250,932
Maine 1,120 -212 770 1 2 41,459 6.8 -5,146 37,846 35 30 41,524
Maryland 7,644 -1,409 4,938 34 27 176,795 6.9 -3,773 147,833 273 219 177,287
Massachusetts 17,594 410 13,558 28 24 419,013 11.7 -16,729 362,556 308 195 419,516
Michigan 19,997 -191 16,206 21 6 462,183 10.7 34,155 423,033 164 123 462,470
Minnesota 10,817 -1,264 8,678 15 2 231,989 8.1 -12,429 207,855 152 162 232,303
Mississippi 4,496 -2,000 3,583 3 4 90,458 8.1 -5,455 81,878 156 56 90,670
Missouri 9,283 -1,371 6,660 5 0 118,713 4.3 -14,017 100,246 108 89 118,910
Montana 2,320 360 1,798 9 4 26,318 5.8 -1,522 21,931 81 42 26,441
Nebraska 2,802 -466 2,318 7 1 30,160 3.1 -1,935 27,091 38 11 30,209
Nevada 8,858 -2,080 6,606 6 1 228,203 16.4 -12,143 211,325 117 180 228,500
New Hampshire 2,578 -254 2,151 2 0 47,758 7.3 -2,078 44,230 11 19 47,788
New Jersey 20,182 -5,235 12,436 36 28 411,019 10.2 -9,043 315,510 347 508 411,874
New Mexico 4,312 -717 3,644 7 5 89,940 11.2 -3,312 82,190 353 96 90,389
New York 62,683 -15 46,143 8 39 1,428,613 15.2 -27,425 1,294,324 501 678 1,429,792
North Carolina 13,680 -3,708 10,803 23 40 191,822 4.3 -26,443 171,710 396 557 192,775
North Dakota 720 -135 180 4 0 16,327 3.9 -1,745 14,525 209 17 16,553
Ohio 19,102 -2,658 14,169 12 31 347,525 6.5 -15,371 306,478 209 356 348,090
Oklahoma 6,064 -497 4,440 18 5 122,513 7.8 -792 108,045 106 133 122,752
Oregon 5,152 -81 1,888 21 5 164,103 8.5 -5,802 140,252 337 127 164,567
Pennsylvania 27,510 1,926 16,566 136 48 629,881 10.8 36,865 515,766 1,159 524 631,564
Puerto Rico 2,356 -634 1,138 0 3 138,142 16.1 -26,699 120,021 142 38 138,322
Rhode Island 3,186 503 2,433 1 0 49,423 10.4 -1,672 40,935 47 24 49,494
South Carolina 5,496 -1,735 3,555 12 18 143,801 6.9 -17,211 128,618 87 99 143,987
South Dakota 802 18 658 9 3 9,117 2.2 168 8,079 216 22 9,355
Tennessee 11,588 -2,825 9,594 21 17 204,952 6.2 -14,071 188,342 111 132 205,195
Texas 52,152 -9,248 39,533 88 157 1,091,961 8.8 -9,747 968,047 973 2,549 1,095,483
Utah 2,980 -3 2,130 30 2 46,806 3.2 -5,104 40,524 50 39 46,895
Vermont 686 -37 424 0 0 28,390 9.4 -1,572 25,404 3 3 28,396
Virgin Islands 193 -34 147 0 0 4,318 11.8 -392 3,890 2 4 4,324
Virginia 11,436 -3,715 9,382 5 6 249,745 6.7 -15,480 230,488 404 520 250,669
Washington 21,404 -2,601 16,624 18 22 284,224 8.4 -15,448 240,995 382 764 285,370
West Virginia 2,082 -332 1,241 1 2 52,079 7.8 -2,446 44,105 93 66 52,238
Wisconsin 13,879 -955 10,689 10 9 161,697 5.7 -11,573 137,540 130 89 161,916
Wyoming 963 102 724 1 0 9,827 3.6 -741 8,249 18 8 9,853
Totals 825,761 -63,977 648,894 1,051 802 13,869,079 9.5 -313,867 12,253,276 14,165 13,684 13,896,928

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.