COVID-19 Information from N.C. Commerce

From the Employment Security Division

Daily Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claims

0Total Number of People Applying for UI Benefits Claims filed from March 15, 2020 - July 22, 2021. NOTE: Total number of claims received: 3,771,971.
More UI Claims Data Claims by county, with demographic and industry information
0Total Number of People Paid UI Benefits Payments from March 15, 2020 - July 23, 2021. NOTE: UI claims and payment data is subject to revision. This preliminary data may not match information from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA). ETA utilizes specific data reporting guidelines and methodologies which were not applied to the data published here.
$0BillionUI Payments Issued - Total
  • Note: Total includes $142.3M of the Increased Benefit Amount, $2.4M of Federal payments from the Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation program, $594.5M from the Lost Wages Assistance program, $6.9B from the FPUC program, $1.1B from the PUA program, $220.5M from the Extended Benefits program, and $1.5B from the PEUC program
  • Payment data for Mar. 15, 2020-July 23, 2021. UI claims up-to-date through 11:59pm, Thursday, July 22, 2021. This page updated Tuesday and Friday by 11:00am. Last updated July 23 • 1:04 pm
  • Visit this page on the Employment Security website for additional details.

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