California is struggling to recover from new unemployment claims, with last week’s claims higher than at the start of 2020, according to WalletHub’s updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Claims Are Recovering the Quickest, along with accompanying videos and audio files.
- Weekly unemployment claims in California increased by 13.05% compared to the same week in 2019. This was the 12th biggest increase in the U.S.
- Weekly unemployment claims in California increased by 50.57% compared to the start of 2020. This was the 4th biggest increase in the U.S.
- Weekly unemployment claims in California decreased by 49.39% compared to the same week last year. This was the 6th smallest decrease in the U.S.
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