Unemployment Claims in NJ Lower Than Last Year

New Jersey is having a somewhat successful recovery from new unemployment claims, with last week’s claims lower than at the start of 2020, according to WalletHub’s updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Claims Are Recovering the Quickest, along with accompanying videos and audio files.

Key Stats:

• Weekly unemployment claims in New Jersey increased by 2.66% compared to the same week in 2019. This was the 7th smallest increase in the U.S.

• Weekly unemployment claims in New Jersey decreased by 55.40% compared to the start of 2020. This was the 14th biggest decrease in the U.S.

• Weekly unemployment claims in New Jersey decreased by 69.96% compared to the same week last year. This was the 17th biggest decrease in the U.S.

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