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INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FOR WEEK ENDING 1/30/2021

February 04, 2021

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For Immediate Release February 4, 2021

INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FOR WEEK ENDING 1/30/2021

MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of January 24 – January 30, 2021.

12,664 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period. 6,362 of those claims are estimated to be COVID-19 related.

County Breakdown: http://www2.labor.alabama.gov/LAUS/Initialclaimstab.aspx
Industry Breakdown: http://www2.labor.alabama.gov/LAUS/Initialclaimsbyindustrytab.aspx

If the links above are blocked on your computer, you can find them on the LMI page of the ADOL website.

*Be sure to click week ending day 2021-1-30.

Industry sectors with the greatest number of claims are: Industry Not Available (4,565), Manufacturing (1,247), Administrative and Support and Waste (1,160), Retail (1,095), Health Care and Social Assistance (851), Accommodation and Food Services (789), and Construction (560).

Jefferson County had the largest number of claims with 1,800.

Initial Claims Historic Data


3/14/2020 1,824
3/21/2020 10,982
3/28/2020 80,984
4/4/2020 106,739
4/11/2020 77,515
4/18/2020 66,432
4/25/2020 74,966
5/2/2020 28,985
5/9/2020 26,666
5/16/2020 25,150
5/23/2020 27,920
5/30/2020 21,335
6/6/2020 19,950
6/13/2020 18,367
6/20/2020 18,671
6/27/2020 18,340
7/4/2020 19,058
7/11/2020 20,505
7/18/2020 23,678
7/25/2020 17,439
8/1/2020 11,692
8/8/2020 9,468
8/15/2020 11,048
8/22/2020 8,676
8/29/2020 7,823
9/5/2020 8,902
9/12/2020 8,848
9/19/2020 8,679
9/26/2020 8,805
10/3/2020 7,732
10/10/2020 8,581
10/17/2020 7,964
10/24/2020 7,126
10/31/2020 7,060
11/7/2020 8,764
11/14/2020 9,262
11/21/2020 11,813
11/28/2020 7,061
12/5/2020 7,059
12/12/2020 7,569
12/19/2020 7,543
12/26/2020 5,506
1/2/2021 10,986
1/9/2021 14,084
1/16/2021 11,983
1/23/2021 11,615
1/30/2021 12,664