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STATE
NAME
Initial Claims Filed During Week Ended
January 17, 2009
Insured Unemployment For Week Ended
January 10, 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 14585 -6309 7793 17 29             72587 3.8 -7781 39657 148 303 73041
Alaska 2653 -1507 556 27 5             14331 4.8 1088 748 217 78 14628
Arizona 9578 -1208 4934 19 12             75704 2.9 3400 42450 345 320 76373
Arkansas 7961 -1570 3485 7 15             55847 3.6 -7059 21787 178 347 56372
California 87778 1826 30792 261 216             711152 4.6 -8848 235093 3312 3640 718111
Colorado 6887 -397 3605 37 29             53797 2.4 1506 25919 330 410 54539
Connecticut 11301 -1722 5924 11 14             83149 5.0 -3318 33512 116 224 83489
Delaware 2369 -502 1038 1 0             16582 4.0 -204 4506 32 64 16678
District of Columbia 570 -145 202 16 1             6719 1.4 144 2238 103 20 6842
Florida 40403 6500 21910 82 179             269127 3.5 6060 136192 522 1371 271020
Georgia 28887 -12635 18000 71 81             154964 3.9 -23630 82983 831 1184 156979
Hawaii 2497 -714 1087 11 14             18622 3.1 224 10541 73 176 18872
Idaho 4982 -955 2174 41 10             42056 6.5 -1423 18371 538 101 42695
Illinois 27581 -6943 6900 57 57             277765 4.8 13451 96223 659 900 279324
Indiana 20502 -8114 9651 52 199             158163 5.5 -4385 78514 503 1139 159825
Iowa 8365 -2155 3795 12 20             58048 3.9 -8448 22466 63 236 58347
Kansas 5716 -2168 2831 1 1             43071 3.2 -6111 21547 108 206 43385
Kentucky 13054 -6259 6894 25 20             85001 4.8 -15109 45644 419 488 85908
Louisiana 4527 -2298 168 5 7             38176 2.1 637 16257 142 164 38482
Maine 3475 -2159 1434 5 4             24852 4.2 193 9239 50 59 24961
Maryland 9708 -2323 4318 33 33             82352 3.4 1375 35620 411 313 83076
Massachusetts 14985 86 6173 40 48             155619 4.9 -3802 49648 673 578 156879
Michigan 43337 -33365 17946 36 107             300054 7.3 -7552 120724 389 739 301182
Minnesota 11510 -2091 5178 8 14             109045 4.1 -4569 36146 194 502 109741
Mississippi 4824 -4596 2130 27 2             43088 3.9 -5899 20787 212 181 43482
Missouri 14822 -6591 5862 78 32             113976 4.3 -8589 47630 795 321 115094
Montana 2893 -944 1372 57 5             22241 5.2 1099 10437 437 111 22789
Nebraska 2797 -348 951 2 5             19204 2.1 -1339 6734 55 69 19328
Nevada 8904 -41 4120 7 13             67091 5.3 2452 34344 130 202 67427
New Hampshire 2495 -746 1192 3 1             19782 3.2 -1243 9602 23 48 19854
New Jersey 20519 -1956 8576 25 28             199726 5.1 -9134 63293 369 490 200585
New Mexico 2809 -356 1315 9 1             23069 2.9 974 9843 294 128 23491
New York 40521 -12432 18484 103 131             342355 4.0 -15972 129784 1013 1621 344989
North Carolina 31131 -25516 17318 21 73             200054 5.0 -29154 107237 354 1270 214057
North Dakota 1087 -800 355 0 0             9777 2.9 1534 3649 36 26 9840
Ohio 34352 -6477 16907 36 131             247274 4.7 9356 109038 317 999 248590
Oklahoma 4641 -1555 2734 5 29             29660 2.0 -1245 15017 60 283 30003
Oregon 14759 -2875 5989 128 55             114541 6.7 -12502 54214 899 529 115971
Pennsylvania 49592 -10077 22307 189 168             321316 5.8 -44412 111519 1264 1405 323985
Puerto Rico 5074 1308 795 2 11             51248 5.2 -88 9555 118 208 51574
Rhode Island 1935 -1554 -517 3 1             24182 5.2 -1576 5438 52 136 24371
South Carolina 18380 -1486 11706 9 28             110998 6.0 6300 63735 160 428 111586
South Dakota 1073 -80 628 14 7             6571 1.7 73 2871 102 23 6696
Tennessee 22515 -8238 14381 34 28             113874 4.2 1700 63742 269 380 114529
Texas 31367 537 16675 27 153             206082 2.0 17069 96717 862 1777 208739
Utah 4557 -648 2531 53 10             35417 3.0 2164 19894 585 120 36122
Vermont 1698 -323 742 1 5             14815 5.0 -207 5217 34 36 14886
Virgin Islands 76 -33 1 0 1             1090 2.4 -68 388 4 26 1120
Virginia 12548 -9314 6196 29 55             80905 2.3 -5735 40910 389 921 82215
Washington 18184 -1952 8151 59 98             134793 4.7 -10292 66139 604 1004 136401
West Virginia 3857 -511 1248 8 14             26839 3.9 -688 8436 79 167 27092
Wisconsin 22403 -7743 9242 28 17             157962 5.7 -25792 57265 266 713 158942
Wyoming 1041 -252 489 6 4             6404 2.3 637 3026 87 35 6526
Totals 764065 -192726 348668 1838 2221             5651117 4.2 -204738 2362486 20225 27219 5711033

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.