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STATE
NAME
Initial Claims Filed During Week Ended
January 10, 2009
Insured Unemployment For Week Ended
January 3, 2009
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 20894 3540 9559 28 42             80368 4.2 10354 41637 145 302 80816
Alaska 4160 2648 979 44 4             13243 4.5 -1256 153 188 72 13503
Arizona 10786 4522 5568 52 6             72304 2.8 2536 39797 338 312 72955
Arkansas 9531 44 4444 17 26             62906 4.0 2175 25023 166 326 63398
California 85952 22573 14634 426 241             720000 4.7 39225 194891 4025 3905 727932
Colorado 7284 2820 3271 65 36             52291 2.3 767 25595 353 420 53064
Connecticut 13023 4241 3841 17 12             86467 5.2 12722 33416 126 224 86817
Delaware 2871 596 -180 1 1             16786 4.0 1905 6062 32 67 16885
District of Columbia 715 223 288 19 1             6575 1.3 -124 2024 115 16 6706
Florida 33903 20658 19715 102 181             263067 3.4 21424 127911 512 1506 265085
Georgia 41522 6091 22306 51 63             178594 4.5 25660 93324 985 1189 180768
Hawaii 3211 986 1299 17 13             18398 3.1 718 9919 91 155 18644
Idaho 5937 457 1697 69 7             43479 6.7 2664 20029 496 104 44079
Illinois 34524 13204 14311 104 64             264314 4.6 1462 93772 515 824 265653
Indiana 28616 6081 12508 73 272             162548 5.7 15907 81778 472 1032 164097
Iowa 10520 -1593 4670 9 12             66496 4.5 7428 27442 70 287 66853
Kansas 7884 3133 4419 2 0             49182 3.7 5671 26096 112 185 49479
Kentucky 19313 -106 10248 40 13             100110 5.7 24767 49801 490 543 101143
Louisiana 6825 3937 3445 5 5             37539 2.0 1842 14877 149 171 37859
Maine 5634 2017 2843 6 4             24659 4.2 3755 9456 51 68 24778
Maryland 12031 3689 4579 50 38             80977 3.3 5387 33574 396 357 81730
Massachusetts 14899 -1882 4332 42 34             159421 5.0 10688 50741 725 602 160748
Michigan 76702 34639 47344 76 87             307606 7.5 37172 96298 424 705 308735
Minnesota 13601 1794 5634 10 21             113614 4.3 7610 39996 180 490 114284
Mississippi 9420 3378 5192 33 6             48987 4.4 5753 24252 164 179 49332
Missouri 21413 4355 7243 85 38             122565 4.6 20520 54605 943 378 123887
Montana 3837 1384 1648 80 9             21142 5.0 -306 8553 528 110 21781
Nebraska 3145 120 965 7 6             20543 2.3 1131 7497 54 64 20661
Nevada 8945 3455 3532 13 4             64639 5.1 -1170 32778 124 204 64967
New Hampshire 3241 -353 1718 2 2             21025 3.4 2563 10623 33 50 21108
New Jersey 22475 -712 7253 30 37             208860 5.3 26111 68520 308 475 209643
New Mexico 3165 1539 1613 22 3             22095 2.8 1268 8470 293 116 22504
New York 52953 -1852 25207 125 110             358327 4.2 29302 136457 1088 1615 361030
North Carolina 56647 15637 27433 30 72             229208 5.7 37103 117285 363 1299 233898
North Dakota 1887 1021 523 2 0             8243 2.5 328 2256 51 25 8319
Ohio 40829 12601 20584 20 109             237918 4.6 20364 97946 306 988 239212
Oklahoma 6196 2324 3764 7 36             30905 2.1 3563 15422 63 296 31264
Oregon 17634 -856 7155 169 53             127043 7.5 1251 60342 865 509 128419
Pennsylvania 59669 13848 20424 217 215             365728 6.6 75808 130427 1499 1234 368461
Puerto Rico 3766 2052 -1045 0 3             49623 5.0 0 20465 125 213 49961
Rhode Island 3489 -302 -61 3 9             25758 5.5 5082 6586 44 145 25950
South Carolina 19866 -2682 7597 20 26             104698 5.6 3781 50646 175 434 105307
South Dakota 1153 201 455 13 7             6498 1.7 520 2886 102 21 6621
Tennessee 30753 12263 12141 42 33             112174 4.2 25027 52006 293 373 112843
Texas 30830 9153 14649 27 129             189013 1.9 -7963 74888 765 1489 191279
Utah 5205 1940 2758 108 9             33253 2.8 1402 18690 577 120 33950
Vermont 2021 260 1046 1 4             15022 5.1 1114 5256 34 29 15086
Virgin Islands 109 71 17 0 3             1158 2.6 432 326 2 12 1172
Virginia 21862 6514 11763 26 44             86640 2.5 12251 42796 373 946 87959
Washington 20136 1509 8839 95 113             145085 5.0 7377 70060 608 986 146680
West Virginia 4368 2186 839 9 21             27527 4.0 3899 7375 85 169 27781
Wisconsin 30146 1033 13268 37 34             183754 6.7 19729 71411 291 654 184699
Wyoming 1293 434 574 12 4             5767 2.1 55 1880 11 31 5809
Totals 956791 224833 408848 2560 2322             5854142 4.4 536754 2344316 21323 27026 5905594

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.