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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Claim Statistics

Below are the claims submitted for PUA, expanded eligibility for individuals who have traditionally been ineligible for unemployment benefits (e.g. self-employed workers, independent contractors, gig workers).

*These statistics will be updated Monday through Friday. 


​Date
​Total New Claims
​Saturday
​4/18/20
​37,600
​WEEK TOTAL

​37,600
​Sunday
​4/19/20
​11,548
​Monday
​4/20/20
​11,680
​Tuesday
​4/21/20
​3,552
​Wednesday
​4/22/20
​14,121
​Thursday
​4/23/20
6,942
​Friday
​4/24/20
​10,817
​Saturday
​4/25/20
​5,128
​WEEK TOTAL

​63,788
​Sunday
​4/26/20
​5,955
​Monday
​4/27/20
​7,912
​Tuesday
​4/28/20
6,628
​Wednesday
​4/29/20
6,440
​Thursday
​4/30/20
7,843
​Friday
​5/1/20
6,045
​Saturday
​5/2/20
3,066
​WEEK TOTAL

​43,889
​Sunday
​5/3/20
​3,451
​Monday
​5/4/20
​6,649
​Tuesday
​5/5/20
5,629
Wednesday
​5/6/20
​13,567
​Thursday
​5/7/20
7,638
​Friday
​5/8/20
8,639
​Saturday
​5/9/20
6,018
​WEEK TOTAL

51,051
​Sunday
​5/10/20
5,034
​Monday
​5/11/20
9,374
Tuesday
​5/12/20
11,499
Wednesday
​5/13/20
10,042
Thursday
​5/14/20
9,650
Friday
​5/15/20
8,670
Saturday
​5/16/20
6,481
​WEEK TOTAL

60,750
Sunday
​5/17/20
8,294
Monday
​5/18/20
11,464
Tuesday
​5/19/20
12,243
Wednesday
​5/20/20
11,734
Thursday
​5/21/20
12,045
Friday
​5/22/20
12,621
Saturday
​5/23/20
11,652
​WEEK TOTAL

80,053
Sunday
​5/24/20
10,853
Monday
​5/25/20
11,362
Tuesday
​5/26/20
14,664
Wednesday
​5/27/20
14,365
​WEEK TOTAL

51,244
TOTAL PUA CLAIMS

388,915