Arizona No. 4 among most recovered states for jobs
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
2. New Jersey
5. South Carolina
9. South Dakota
Least Recovered Last Week
43. New Mexico
46. New Hampshire
To view the full report and your state’s rank, visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/states-unemployment-claims/72730/