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State of Connecticut Labor Market Information - Initial Claims Profile
  Statewide Claims Profile - State of Connecticut Last Updated: January 6, 2022  
FAQ: Understanding these Initial Claim (IC) and Continued Claim (CC) tables

  • Initial Claims are applications for Unemployment Benefits
    • Initial Claims may not result in receiving UI benefits if the individual Doesn't qualify.

  • Continued Claims are total number of individuals being paid benefits in any particular week.
  • The initial claims reported in these tables are "processed" claims to the extent that duplicates and "reopened" claims have been eliminated.
  • The claim counts you see in the tables may not match claim counts from other sources.
    • Because of the pandemic related events claims are being filed at historically unprecedented levels creating processing backlogs of 3-5 weeks.
    • Claims filed for a particular week will change as time goes on and the backlog is addressed. It may be useful to revisit these tables over a period of weeks.
    • The counts from other reports are valid as of a particular date and may not reflect updates as the backlog is addressed.
    • Counts from our online application system will not match initial claim counts because of duplication, disqualifying factors, and backlog issues.

  • Unemployment claims tabulated below represent only one component of the unemployed. Claims do not account for those not covered under the Unemployment system (e.g. federal workers, railroad workers or religious workers) or the unemployed self-employed.
Processed Initial Claims Processed Continued Claims
Processed Initial Claims by Age updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Age Updated January 3, 2022 Processed Continued Claims by Age updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Age updated January 3, 2022
Processed Initial Claims By Education Updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Education Updated January 3, 2022 Processed Continued Claims By Education Updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Education Updated January 3, 2022
Processed Initial Claims By Industry Updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Industry Updated January 3, 2022 Processed Continued Claims by Industry updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Industry updated January 3, 2022
Processed Initial Claims By Sex Updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Sex Updated January 3, 2022 Processed Continued Claims by Sex updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Sex updated January 3, 2022
Processed Initial Claims by Town Updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Town Updated January 3, 2022 Processed Continued Claims by Town updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Town updated January 3, 2022
Processed Initial Claims by RNO Updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By RNO Updated January 3, 2022 Processed Continued Claims by RNO updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By RNO updated January 3, 2022
Processed Initial Claims By Wages Updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Wages Updated January 3, 2022 Processed Continued Claims by Wages Updated January 3, 2022.xlsx By Wages Updated January 3, 2022
  Claims by Workforce Development Area - State of Connecticut Last Updated: January 3, 2022  
Processed Initial Claims By WDA Processed Continued Claims By WDA
Updated January 3, 2022
Updated January 3, 2022
  Connecticut Initial Claims and Continued Claims Last Updated Janaury 6, 2022  
Initial Claims -  Janaury 6, 2022 Continued Initial Claims increase -  Janaury 6, 2022
Source: U.S. Department of Labor https://www.dol.gov/ui/data.pdf
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