Dallas County initial unemployment claims for week ending May 16

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May 16 Initial unemployment claims for state and Dallas County reported.
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Initial unemployment claims for state and Dallas County reported.

The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of May 10 – May 16, including 291 in Dallas County.

The Department of Labor reports 25,150 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this time period. And 16,069 of those claims are COVID-19 related.

Industries with most number of claims are: INA (industry not available) (7,246), followed by Administrative and Support Services (2,563), Food Service and Drinking Places (2,074), Transportation Equipment Manufacturing (1,595), and General Merchandise Stores (695).

Jefferson County had largest number of claims with 3,715.

Historical Table
3/14/2020 1,824
3/21/2020 12,369
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