Arizona No. 4 among most recovered states for jobs

Business News | 26 Feb |

Despite the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic still has a strong grip on the U.S., new unemployment claims decreased week-over-week on February 15, and were 89% 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 Weekly Unemployment Claims Are Recovering the Quickest, along with accompanying videos and audio files. Arizona ranks No. 4 among the most recovered states.


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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. Arkansas

2. New Jersey

3. Vermont

4. Arizona

5. South Carolina

6. Oregon

7. Montana

8. Pennsylvania

9. South Dakota

10. Connecticut

Least Recovered Last Week

42. Missouri

43. New Mexico

44. Alaska

45. Tennessee

46. New Hampshire

47. Virginia

48. Colorado

49. Illinois

50. Mississippi

51. Ohio

To view the full report and your state’s rank, visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/states-unemployment-claims/72730/

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