Unemployment Benefits


Average weekly benefit: $311 (e)
Maximum weekly benefit: $519 plus $15 for each dependent (up to 5)
Average duration of unemployment (12-months ending June 2009): 17.8 weeks

(e) estimate

Average Weekly Initial Claims

(Not seasonally adjusted)

  June 2009     June 2008     May 2009  
6,743   4,799   5,222  


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Last Updated: July 17, 2009