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STATE
NAME
Initial Claims Filed During Week Ended
May 5, 2012
Insured Unemployment For Week Ended
April 28, 2012
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 4845 606 -5724 33 42             33099 1.9 335 -9733 198 386 33795
Alaska 2141 -328 -153 18 4             16048 5.3 140 -1169 235 140 16438
Arizona 5610 80 -132 10 6             56236 2.4 704 -8785 289 574 57140
Arkansas 3791 390 -615 21 15             29025 2.6 -386 -7835 196 363 29594
California 58040 1613 -6658 194 375             523775 3.7 -8869 -49381 3118 6332 617883
Colorado 3381 -12 -462 14 63             47720 2.2 820 -7351 439 1109 57120
Connecticut 4060 -1038 -516 7 21             52433 3.3 -4940 -5364 122 302 52938
Delaware 852 0 -126 2 4             9356 2.4 -61 -1277 54 70 9862
District of Columbia 902 181 7 27 5             10623 2.2 -356 -787 428 35 13914
Florida 13314 -2599 -3105 42 199             128564 1.8 2550 -39151 532 1543 158267
Georgia 10259 723 -1501 46 118             77157 2.1 -4107 -17773 741 1852 81011
Hawaii 1832 187 -371 7 35             13411 2.4 405 -706 135 296 13850
Idaho 1823 -374 -609 6 8             17104 2.9 -648 -4408 162 385 19019
Illinois 14519 174 308 27 57             170054 3.1 -7123 -20382 646 1116 196186
Indiana 6027 -1735 -1167 32 53             51850 1.9 36 -9502 339 706 53710
Iowa 3124 156 -266 7 18             23865 1.7 -952 -5424 88 289 24242
Kansas 2785 484 -38 2 7             25830 2.0 -812 -1480 148 463 26473
Kentucky 4398 85 -3025 30 25             33397 2.0 347 -7555 292 698 34530
Louisiana 3124 -179 -909 2 11             32297 1.8 -15 -11227 167 345 32809
Maine 1288 -243 -424 5 0             15102 2.7 -1279 -2635 68 99 15275
Maryland 5413 340 -289 39 42             54188 2.3 -4318 -4185 572 530 58247
Massachusetts 7176 -668 93 37 55             92558 3.0 -9364 -1958 298 941 93865
Michigan 10326 519 -7396 23 85             105877 2.8 -4600 -17202 330 1205 108118
Minnesota 4096 -37 -701 5 23             52039 2.0 -3818 -16650 161 418 52635
Mississippi 3094 288 -1735 15 14             23361 2.2 -1 -4705 222 278 23882
Missouri 8564 2569 175 26 12             47087 1.9 -1054 -16851 254 356 47915
Montana 1204 62 -1 5 16             12002 2.9 -295 -2048 253 222 12477
Nebraska 1586 387 -92 4 8             11952 1.4 -386 -3636 50 123 12125
Nevada 3641 82 -348 3 8             34260 3.1 52 -6307 133 387 38698
New Hampshire 1194 -836 -164 0 4             11507 1.9 471 -869 7 16 11534
New Jersey 9667 1095 -296 14 43             128850 3.5 -2717 -14388 359 714 161979
New Mexico 1507 -76 175 5 4             20096 2.7 -217 -3540 224 283 20610
New York 22957 2276 -279 73 102             241295 2.9 -2391 -14394 1049 1824 293479
North Carolina 9979 475 -3572 34 91             98099 2.6 -1918 -12710 413 1925 118273
North Dakota 300 45 -38 0 0             2228 0.6 -355 -1322 26 15 2270
Ohio 9924 -1 -2817 19 82             88632 1.8 -12173 -31374 281 1091 90061
Oklahoma 2593 394 -519 10 54             22128 1.5 -63 -4371 136 310 22574
Oregon 6824 -194 -1828 39 51             55411 3.5 -5080 -12167 553 671 56745
Pennsylvania 22807 1674 -429 96 111             195887 3.6 -2399 -25871 882 1498 211082
Puerto Rico 2750 431 -908 9 16             35669 3.9 939 -15719 141 434 36331
Rhode Island 1357 -597 89 4 11             13932 3.2 -2001 -1578 70 161 16030
South Carolina 4012 -83 -921 13 36             37353 2.1 -1028 -14126 136 420 38293
South Dakota 274 26 -68 4 1             2387 0.6 -215 -788 79 27 2493
Tennessee 4716 237 -2857 22 41             45288 1.8 -470 -8195 217 557 46188
Texas 18398 1229 -1151 36 317             159389 1.6 3589 -21318 896 3732 193608
Utah 1787 -20 -367 49 7             16875 1.5 -788 -6558 168 164 17207
Vermont 715 -384 -264 2 1             7947 2.8 -215 -1475 28 42 8024
Virgin Islands 146 -225 -30 0 0             1110 2.6 142 228 0 16 1126
Virginia 5978 -1 -309 21 81             44234 1.3 -1391 -5287 415 1594 46243
Washington 9841 737 -1563 41 179             78076 2.8 -2376 -13009 520 1895 80970
West Virginia 1640 43 -111 0 8             16721 2.5 919 624 64 203 17026
Wisconsin 9993 -405 -2669 13 30             81479 3.1 -4505 -18553 234 476 82653
Wyoming 506 51 19 4 7             5964 2.2 67 -217 127 58 6149
Totals 341080 7604 -56657 1197 2606             3210827 2.5 -82170 -512444 17695 39689 3572966

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.