Arizona among states with quickest recovery of unemployment claims
Due to the progress we’ve made toward vaccination and reopening, new unemployment claims decreased week-over-week on March 1, and were 90% below the peak during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help add some context to these statistics, WalletHub just released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Claims Are Recovering the Quickest, along with accompanying videos and audio files.
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To identify which states’ workforces are experiencing the quickest recovery from COVID-19, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across three metrics based on changes in unemployment claims. Below, you can see highlights from the report. To see the states most recovered since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, click here.
Most Recovered Last Week
1. New Jersey
2. South Dakota
10. North Dakota
Least Recovered Last Week
42. Rhode Island
45. New Mexico
48. West Virginia