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STATE
NAME
Initial Claims Filed During Week Ended
January 31, 2009
Insured Unemployment For Week Ended
January 24, 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 11678 67 6681 33 29             69117 3.6 -2333 38888 145 313 69582
Alaska 2808 590 915 14 4             16038 5.4 -406 1814 245 85 16386
Arizona 9412 1256 5293 15 24             80153 3.1 4810 46393 370 326 80855
Arkansas 5779 2 1024 8 26             54418 3.5 -204 18869 184 590 55192
California 95705 20001 41335 207 193             753477 4.9 38501 256970 3491 3581 760557
Colorado 6667 1181 3263 47 38             60266 2.7 1968 30996 361 401 61030
Connecticut 8586 -1000 4352 7 20             84615 5.1 926 34933 85 188 84888
Delaware 1537 -61 294 2 1             17694 4.2 611 5974 41 66 17801
District of Columbia 558 158 199 74 1             8424 1.7 895 4090 228 30 8682
Florida 28579 2879 12172 71 173             266000 3.4 8096 128123 517 1323 267840
Georgia 23330 4392 13572 59 74             149562 3.8 6833 80685 697 1128 151387
Hawaii 2595 153 1232 4 16             18254 3.1 -80 10595 71 176 18505
Idaho 4633 52 1432 61 5             43816 6.8 1153 18824 572 98 44486
Illinois 26077 215 10428 36 81             294480 5.1 17967 107133 647 914 296041
Indiana 17562 -591 7986 38 132             156100 5.5 2078 79101 445 1273 157837
Iowa 10068 2786 6368 9 14             61334 4.2 -223 23733 68 232 61634
Kansas 7782 3232 4985 4 4             41837 3.1 -803 19422 101 206 42144
Kentucky 11866 565 6373 13 7             76338 4.3 -14451 37972 377 459 77174
Louisiana 4591 412 1978 7 5             38769 2.1 767 17122 140 169 39078
Maine 2799 149 1212 2 6             25963 4.4 1423 10040 54 76 26093
Maryland 8870 1484 4026 45 29             86258 3.6 5140 36786 466 291 87015
Massachusetts 12567 -149 5104 35 30             163046 5.1 3415 55009 542 579 164170
Michigan 32925 1227 16803 40 107             304349 7.4 -58863 116132 415 855 305619
Minnesota 9752 -204 4373 7 14             114486 4.3 955 39520 190 474 115150
Mississippi 4528 193 2052 16 6             41847 3.8 220 21381 188 190 42226
Missouri 11237 -1370 3071 30 23             114215 4.3 2324 50776 611 337 115165
Montana 2347 159 897 32 10             23674 5.6 1083 10836 512 113 24300
Nebraska 3033 817 1474 9 12             20328 2.2 98 7132 63 64 20455
Nevada 7837 739 3513 7 6             71459 5.7 2443 37286 147 227 71835
New Hampshire 2207 79 986 10 2             21498 3.4 1232 10690 26 49 21573
New Jersey 16784 -1551 6286 28 34             209137 5.4 5419 72582 422 495 210054
New Mexico 2237 164 1125 7 8             24531 3.1 762 11216 312 119 24962
New York 32975 -623 11810 85 149             359512 4.2 10187 144584 1001 1686 362199
North Carolina 31541 8663 16413 24 81             205803 5.1 14175 109319 372 1325 224677
North Dakota 777 51 206 2 0             10231 3.0 -49 3691 38 29 10299
Ohio 29164 4738 12542 27 94             254927 4.9 3762 118040 338 1008 256273
Oklahoma 3848 -1199 1664 12 21             32647 2.2 1846 17678 62 288 32997
Oregon 16411 2708 6374 65 46             117175 6.9 5242 56713 928 522 118629
Pennsylvania 42406 568 14106 125 146             327945 5.9 -14443 119574 1263 1436 330644
Puerto Rico 5995 607 2517 10 14             50269 5.1 -794 20613 142 238 50649
Rhode Island 2225 -399 373 2 2             25003 5.4 590 6079 38 141 25183
South Carolina 12698 2087 6086 16 23             97932 5.3 2844 50280 201 510 98643
South Dakota 793 54 450 5 4             7288 1.9 225 3488 110 25 7423
Tennessee 17296 2251 10955 24 29             116671 4.3 10684 66606 278 359 117325
Texas 25646 1463 12678 27 117             215669 2.1 13177 107257 673 1674 218028
Utah 3948 277 2047 16 11             37976 3.2 1147 21792 489 118 38583
Vermont 1423 61 670 2 1             15115 5.1 365 5345 36 35 15187
Virgin Islands 81 32 21 0 2             1082 2.4 220 322 2 18 1102
Virginia 11293 -1937 5115 130 40             83250 2.4 2323 41829 416 928 84594
Washington 17507 3130 5651 48 90             133065 4.6 3624 64431 650 1055 134772
West Virginia 2977 -99 753 6 10             27818 4.1 682 8883 72 178 28075
Wisconsin 25249 1491 10166 20 29             168993 6.1 3524 61942 293 903 170190
Wyoming 987 83 541 6 5             7027 2.6 362 3412 76 33 7136
Totals 682176 62033 301942 1629 2048             5806881 4.3 91449 2472901 20211 27936 5872324

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.