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STATE
NAME
Initial Claims Filed During Week Ended
December 31, 2011
Insured Unemployment For Week Ended
December 24, 2011
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 10801 4687 1881 16 38             43568 2.5 5767 -8040 265 444 51093
Alaska 1742 -569 -184 15 5             22137 7.4 2627 -243 512 164 22816
Arizona 4505 -552 -399 27 8             53573 2.3 -130 -9733 604 548 54789
Arkansas 7282 1702 -125 11 11             40973 3.7 2806 -5950 138 400 41555
California 55948 -23969 -17345 248 233             516961 3.6 -11590 -86936 4287 5933 615949
Colorado 3652 -519 -195 36 57             48907 2.3 -1197 -10053 594 1071 61621
Connecticut 9050 2261 457 8 12             55899 3.5 2046 -9730 125 303 56423
Delaware 1785 237 122 1 0             11379 2.9 364 -718 64 79 12919
District of Columbia 729 -265 -71 11 0             13128 2.7 278 70 611 30 16633
Florida 12053 -1059 -2086 68 129             143859 2.1 8549 -61792 581 1523 179626
Georgia 19391 7707 -3944 47 87             109355 3.0 14776 -19986 1438 2121 130741
Hawaii 2047 -139 -671 5 13             13432 2.4 242 -2858 173 362 13973
Idaho 4111 11 -738 34 35             24438 4.1 1652 -5890 658 440 27023
Illinois 18583 -4696 -517 20 58             202227 3.7 7241 -35932 1020 1398 232456
Indiana 12735 -917 -2029 51 68             68488 2.6 8813 -14319 621 779 79474
Iowa 9457 1167 223 9 21             37933 2.7 3736 -8295 115 600 38648
Kansas 4179 -1341 -744 1 5             31029 2.4 2680 -5446 203 448 33877
Kentucky 12719 574 480 85 13             41344 2.5 3719 -7207 697 691 51120
Louisiana 3219 -51 -293 5 8             43247 2.4 167 -7160 218 420 43885
Maine 2356 -128 -165 4 2             17054 3.0 481 -1405 100 108 18200
Maryland 9384 1221 638 19 19             56366 2.4 -11517 -10569 706 401 76576
Massachusetts 13866 2926 210 13 37             107886 3.5 5274 -7336 409 1135 120188
Michigan 31957 10364 -1516 27 49             137498 3.7 17137 -22948 488 1204 164543
Minnesota 8875 253 -38 16 12             77857 3.1 5907 -12871 305 484 84314
Mississippi 3320 -425 -365 21 13             31878 3.0 2149 -5723 288 299 32617
Missouri 12866 -157 -1375 72 33             67242 2.7 6938 -14820 969 410 75802
Montana 2092 -140 -152 51 8             16730 4.1 1328 -3102 646 286 17675
Nebraska 2852 -3 -235 1 7             17067 1.9 902 -2773 60 94 17221
Nevada 4023 -1590 -553 9 4             41398 3.8 1013 -8285 239 358 46336
New Hampshire 3079 920 -76 0 4             12371 2.1 892 -2706 6 27 12408
New Jersey 23812 7989 4941 13 22             139786 3.8 6575 -16669 1092 761 177093
New Mexico 1474 -1041 -84 8 6             23719 3.2 980 -489 614 277 26902
New York 33413 7746 -4207 117 85             269305 3.3 10995 -26102 1504 2032 326895
North Carolina 20098 6849 2048 22 49             127019 3.4 10768 -12110 567 2056 152019
North Dakota 913 -183 5 0 0             5156 1.5 624 -1467 31 24 5211
Ohio 21031 1126 -1413 19 87             120248 2.5 6859 -30754 490 1381 142225
Oklahoma 2893 -836 -445 7 29             25138 1.7 554 -6310 170 340 25648
Oregon 12542 1778 -1055 85 40             70669 4.5 4891 -10937 1167 779 82811
Pennsylvania 40974 8135 -449 143 122             220641 4.1 3656 -32342 1483 1625 259376
Puerto Rico 2741 529 -220 23 17             36935 4.1 -2225 -5802 235 410 37668
Rhode Island 3759 873 313 9 4             16174 3.7 337 -2154 62 231 18351
South Carolina 7576 1622 -57 13 14             55858 3.2 3394 -11932 167 541 64322
South Dakota 521 -150 -111 4 4             4317 1.1 170 -1090 78 18 4413
Tennessee 8100 349 -2345 25 21             59966 2.4 4683 -4661 350 613 61295
Texas 13093 -2385 -2874 48 166             187587 1.9 12349 -27936 1504 3784 224935
Utah 2470 -57 -576 69 19             22870 2.0 595 -5372 911 190 23971
Vermont 2065 376 -108 0 11             7803 2.7 740 -3293 28 70 7903
Virgin Islands 72 -11 56 0 0             816 1.9 12 128 0 10 826
Virginia 10289 2999 -768 33 61             51664 1.5 3566 -10926 669 1602 53935
Washington 13787 -538 -2087 48 111             97952 3.6 4109 -10170 934 1906 113245
West Virginia 1322 -348 -566 3 13             16868 2.5 1128 -5001 118 246 17287
Wisconsin 27797 10203 1039 16 24             106347 4.1 8505 -18805 345 576 115136
Wyoming 667 -157 -69 4 2             7042 2.7 331 542 209 64 7315
Totals 540067 42378 -38837 1640 1896             3779104 3.0 166646 -636408 29868 42096 4379283

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.