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STATE
NAME
Initial Claims Filed During Week Ended
September 10, 2005
Insured Unemployment For Week Ended
September 3, 2005
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 8314 2719 4947 18 33             28967 1.6 2435 1275 118 364 29449
Alaska 1238 -195 -31 9 2             7845 2.8 30 -667 117 91 8054
Arizona 2449 -362 -1019 11 31             28569 1.2 -2956 -9097 190 259 29018
Arkansas 4092 322 1601 4 10             23653 2.1 -975 -898 143 793 24589
California 30731 -2842 -4713 239 198             274588 1.9 -38337 -59587 2117 2799 279504
Colorado 2721 665 776 14 39             20403 1.0 -1656 -5183 212 416 21031
Connecticut 2827 -230 49 4 18             35299 2.2 -4495 -2017 50 195 35544
Delaware 594 -39 -59 1 2             6603 1.6 -817 -1329 32 66 6701
District of Columbia 300 51 85 7 1             4350 0.9 -63 -847 164 68 4582
Florida 8822 -489 -289 39 103             89656 1.2 -5128 -15491 528 1272 91456
Georgia 12735 3782 6665 41 57             53294 1.4 2752 944 647 1093 55034
Hawaii 862 -114 -302 5 35             5670 1.0 -323 -1273 95 252 6017
Idaho 1088 -182 -289 7 10             8374 1.4 -227 -1539 59 82 8515
Illinois 10126 -813 -15 35 68             108803 1.9 -7505 -16592 704 1256 110763
Indiana 4743 -375 -1161 20 60             42892 1.5 -2126 -189 353 490 43735
Iowa 1874 -1465 -195 9 12             17546 1.2 -21 -797 52 194 17792
Kansas 1744 -442 -67 5 3             17896 1.4 -1093 -1515 202 234 18332
Kentucky 5746 1148 932 26 12             24808 1.5 -2541 -1634 205 479 25492
Louisiana 58134 49665 55323 116 41             38631 2.1 14342 4170 116 358 39105
Maine 745 -161 3 2 2             6877 1.2 -649 -136 30 66 6973
Maryland 2869 -534 -229 31 37             32160 1.4 -1560 -3456 451 385 32996
Massachusetts 5574 -199 -273 110 27             70079 2.3 -4246 -7644 927 511 71517
Michigan 9632 -1104 976 29 58             112721 2.7 3065 1448 356 802 113879
Minnesota 3845 -314 675 6 26             33160 1.3 1031 1296 122 269 33551
Mississippi 6782 5177 4633 26 11             16658 1.5 1430 -4032 95 200 16953
Missouri 5168 -295 419 32 20             40759 1.6 -3504 -7939 672 266 41697
Montana 578 -135 14 8 5             4519 1.2 -627 -339 69 119 4707
Nebraska 1206 -62 -152 2 2             9145 1.1 -661 -1709 38 61 9244
Nevada 2231 -175 -173 2 7             16658 1.5 -322 -2073 76 166 16900
New Hampshire 661 37 0 2 3             5099 0.8 -496 -628 16 32 5147
New Jersey 6623 -1537 -867 6 27             111375 2.9 -3857 -6472 341 613 112329
New Mexico 787 -144 -86 0 0             9915 1.4 -364 -1489 161 161 10237
New York 16331 -799 -569 24 104             180672 2.2 -3987 -10134 684 1542 182898
North Carolina 10221 443 -1384 22 69             71125 1.9 -208 141 292 1600 73017
North Dakota 302 72 95 0 0             1618 0.5 -183 -95 19 25 1662
Ohio 8467 -1622 -1281 20 54             79892 1.5 -3104 -2103 358 1008 81258
Oklahoma 1771 37 -557 7 20             14943 1.1 -203 -3179 95 262 15300
Oregon 4656 -406 -110 19 37             38818 2.5 -1006 -2397 192 492 39502
Pennsylvania 15362 -2288 -1156 320 107             143851 2.7 -11151 -7675 1108 1650 146609
Puerto Rico 3193 -748 685 1 5             35305 3.4 -12353 -9855 198 260 35763
Rhode Island 1056 112 90 0 4             10223 2.2 -1931 -1003 23 71 10317
South Carolina 4588 0 38 9 28             34646 2.0 -343 -1008 156 493 35295
South Dakota 237 6 -17 5 2             1511 0.4 -130 -332 40 14 1565
Tennessee 5908 1416 1514 43 38             37671 1.5 -233 -2640 349 480 38500
Texas 22806 3506 7807 156 254             106312 1.2 -6684 -33326 1024 2332 109668
Utah 849 -164 -211 23 6             8068 0.8 -325 -2072 274 118 8460
Vermont 569 128 15 1 1             3748 1.3 -739 -79 28 22 3798
Virgin Islands 80 45 21 0 1             480 1.1 30 130 2 4 486
Virginia 4805 695 417 26 87             27225 0.8 -416 -1166 375 939 28539
Washington 6478 -496 -565 35 107             46309 1.8 -766 -14568 361 1383 48053
West Virginia 939 -221 -5 4 17             11454 1.7 -1079 264 60 304 11818
Wisconsin 7403 -570 -399 13 24             54313 2.0 -2576 -1279 133 316 54762
Wyoming 232 -23 -80 0 1             1585 0.7 -127 -584 14 40 1639
Totals 322094 50481 71526 1594 1926             2216741 1.7 -106978 -238399 15243 27767 2259752

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.