WASHINGTON, DC-For the week of August 28, new unemployment claims in Alabama were 18.99% lower than in the previous week, amid the slowing of inflation, according to WalletHub’s updated rankings for the States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most.
- Weekly unemployment claims in Alabama decreased by 18.99% compared to the previous week. This was the 5th biggest decrease in the U.S.
- Weekly unemployment claims in Alabama were 8.89% lower than in the same week last year. This was the 10th biggest decrease in the U.S.
- Weekly unemployment claims in Alabama were 2.11% lower than in the same week pre-pandemic (2019). This was the 24th biggest decrease in the U.S.
- Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims per 100,000 People in Labor Force in Alabama: 90
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