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STATE
NAME
Initial Claims Filed During Week Ended
February 7, 2009
Insured Unemployment For Week Ended
January 31, 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 11389 -289 6826 15 34             69759 3.7 642 39786 159 305 70228
Alaska 2452 -356 818 18 6             17215 5.8 1177 2099 272 86 18408
Arizona 9524 112 4942 9 16             82197 3.2 2024 48518 362 324 82890
Arkansas 9921 4142 6571 18 19             59869 3.9 5451 25103 206 736 60811
California 90456 -5249 28229 182 186             774063 5.0 20586 279619 3854 3732 781672
Colorado 6547 -120 3549 17 23             63187 2.8 2921 32161 445 449 64085
Connecticut 7319 -1267 3277 6 15             83950 5.0 -665 34310 122 212 84284
Delaware 1726 189 670 0 3             18113 4.3 419 7381 36 85 18234
District of Columbia 654 96 370 32 1             8590 1.8 166 4220 310 30 8930
Florida 29723 1144 14726 43 163             259129 3.4 -6871 121945 492 1372 260993
Georgia 23317 -13 12550 61 69             148554 3.7 -1008 80007 619 1096 150269
Hawaii 2687 92 1091 9 9             19101 3.2 847 10750 84 147 19336
Idaho 4385 -248 1665 20 9             45006 7.0 1190 19202 555 100 45661
Illinois 29707 3630 12103 36 81             283768 4.9 -10712 113496 648 868 285284
Indiana 19260 1698 10060 49 145             157764 5.5 1664 79852 474 1342 159623
Iowa 8655 -1413 5075 7 9             64204 4.4 2870 26768 60 242 64506
Kansas 8969 1187 5732 3 2             46453 3.5 4616 24563 118 201 46775
Kentucky 20285 8419 10626 16 25             90118 5.1 13780 49832 471 515 91104
Louisiana 4338 -253 2055 3 1             39257 2.1 488 18254 151 199 39607
Maine 2626 -173 1081 4 4             26320 4.5 357 10440 50 72 26443
Maryland 8793 -77 4056 44 28             86871 3.6 613 39075 512 374 87757
Massachusetts 13602 1035 5638 54 35             165876 5.2 2830 58138 515 585 166976
Michigan 35695 2770 19138 36 77             329875 8.1 25526 145659 516 752 331143
Minnesota 10979 1227 5865 11 14             119299 4.5 4813 44448 205 488 119992
Mississippi 4983 455 2452 25 3             42616 3.8 769 22247 209 208 43037
Missouri 14454 3217 7022 27 28             125180 4.7 10965 59171 527 386 126097
Montana 2111 -236 938 39 4             23920 5.6 246 9117 584 110 24619
Nebraska 2397 -636 1036 4 3             21449 2.4 1121 8338 68 62 21579
Nevada 8021 184 3868 8 9             74322 5.9 2863 39896 144 218 74687
New Hampshire 2551 344 1358 0 0             21933 3.5 435 11032 34 49 22016
New Jersey 16249 -535 5993 30 25             212363 5.4 3226 76412 335 464 213162
New Mexico 2312 75 1184 8 2             25198 3.2 667 11868 340 125 25663
New York 36103 3128 16030 67 125             364941 4.3 5429 151609 996 1767 367704
North Carolina 31869 328 18487 19 53             211060 5.3 5257 118825 420 1347 213122
North Dakota 838 61 408 1 0             10433 3.1 202 3728 40 28 10502
Ohio 29372 208 15502 21 94             255937 4.9 1010 116575 290 1049 257276
Oklahoma 4674 826 2806 9 30             33906 2.3 1259 19077 65 304 34275
Oregon 15665 -746 5246 70 36             119837 7.0 2662 54938 992 527 121375
Pennsylvania 43920 1514 17228 130 186             354997 6.4 27052 133909 1316 1336 357649
Puerto Rico 5960 -35 2474 13 18             47846 4.8 -2423 -4709 129 202 48177
Rhode Island 2347 122 310 4 3             26332 5.6 1329 7079 42 133 26514
South Carolina 11639 -1059 5247 11 35             97787 5.2 -145 50959 163 432 98382
South Dakota 717 -76 360 8 4             7182 1.9 -106 3453 110 26 7318
Tennessee 15578 -1718 9679 29 30             114740 4.2 -1931 65202 302 343 115391
Texas 29038 3392 16324 29 153             206279 2.0 -9390 100569 569 1453 208324
Utah 4344 396 2494 32 10             39078 3.3 1102 22455 433 119 39630
Vermont 1431 8 724 0 3             15586 5.2 471 5801 35 34 15655
Virgin Islands 86 5 35 0 1             1040 2.3 -42 384 2 6 1048
Virginia 12396 1103 6267 135 46             85019 2.4 1769 43477 599 911 86529
Washington 18325 818 7542 55 105             143256 5.0 10191 69532 709 1084 145059
West Virginia 2841 -136 1227 1 9             30300 4.4 2482 11860 116 159 30575
Wisconsin 25967 718 13116 24 24             174812 6.3 5819 69861 320 796 175935
Wyoming 955 -32 487 4 3             7227 2.6 200 2961 109 42 7378
Totals 710152 27976 332557 1496 2016             5953114 4.4 146213 2601252 21234 28032 6003689

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.