WalletHub study: Unemployment claims in California are 41.63% lower than last year

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 Increasing the Most, along with accompanying videos and audio files.

Key Stats:

  • Weekly unemployment claims in California increased 2.46% compared to the same week in 2019. This was the 13th biggest increase in the U.S.
  • Weekly unemployment claims in California increased by 12.49% compared to the start of 2020. This was the 3rd biggest increase in the U.S.
  • Weekly unemployment claims in California decreased by 41.63% compared to the same week last year. This was the 8th smallest decrease in the U.S.

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

This article was released by WalletHub.